Vietnam has just been ranked No.5 in the top Asian countries which were most successful in beauty pageants in 2011 by Global Beauties Magazine.
Thu May (2nd from R) won teh third runner up title at this year's Miss Supranational in Poland
Venezuela topped the world’s list, followed by the Philippines and Brazil. The Philippines also topped the Asian countries’ list, followed up by Thailand, China, India and Vietnam.
According to Global Beauties’ s official website, the ranking is based on results at the world’s 6 biggest beauty pageants: Miss Supranational, Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International, Miss Earth and Miss Tourism Queen International.
In 2011, Vietnam sent contestants to the pageants and achieved remarkable results such as Thu May’s 3rd runner-up title at Miss Supranational in Poland, Truc Diem’s Top 15 at Miss International and Thuy Ngan’s Top 20 at Miss Tourism Queen International both in China.
Vietnam ranks 5th in the Asian Continent's Countries of The Year category
Venezuela leads the World's Countries of The Year category