The Philippines has sent 5 delegates to the Asian Supermodel Contest which was held in Guangxi, China and they are Rhian Ramos, Steph Henares, Arci MuÃ±oz, Abby Cruz, and Rhea Nakpil.
6 other countries also sent 5 delegates each, and these countries are China, South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, and Thailand.
A delegate from host country China won 1st place, a South Korean delegate won 2nd place while a representative from Indonesia won 3rd place, in the finals which took place on May 26, 2008.
Our very own Steph Henares was able to penetrate the Top 10 cut.
Two other delegates from the Philippines won special awards: Young actress Rhian Ramos grabbed the Vitality Award and Starstruck alum Arci MuÃ±oz won the Miss International Friendship Award.