Another Filipina, a Bicolana at that wins in this year’s MISS INTERNATIONAL Beauty Pageant! Congratulations to BEA ROSE SANTIAGO of Masbate! Her final speech said it all : “The whole world saw how my country suffered. One by one, other countries helped. You have opened my heart and eyes on what we can do to help each other. If I win the crown, I will help promote camaraderie among countries. I will work to sustain the spirit of sympathy and spirit of hope. As long as we work together, there is hope.” Her court : 1st Runner Up : Miss Netherlands ; 2nd Runner Up : Miss New Zealand.
Wikipedia provides this information: Bea Rose Monterde Santiago (born in Cataingan, Masbate) is a Filipino beauty titleholder and fashion model who is the current Binibining Pilipinas-International 2013. Prior to her win at Binibining Pilipinas, she was a contender in Mutya ng Pilipinas 2011representing Filipino Community of Canada. She is a former fashion model for Elite Model Management prior to joining Binibining Pilipinas 2013. She is now Miss International 2013.