Will exotic finalists hold the edge in Miss World Singapore?

5 July 2013 / 3 years 3 months ago

Among the 16 finalists at this year's Miss World Singapore, two hopefuls have strong ties to countries other than Singapore.One of the exotic beauties who is in the running and can win as they are Singaporeans are Maria-Anna Zenieries, 18, whose mother is Singaporean-Chinese and father is Greek.Some fun facts about her: She's lived in Ghana and China because of her dad's work, and her mother was the runner-up of Miss World Singapore in 1978.Then meet Elizabeth Houghton, who has a British stepdad and an Eurasian Singaporean mother. Her mum has Spanish-Portuguese-Filipino ancestry and her biological father had worked in Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur.The Singaporean ITE College East student works part-time as a guest relations agent at Ku De Ta and as a bartender at Bangkok Jam to earn extra pocket money during the school holidays.However, what she really wants to do is be a paramedic so she can help people.Do these exotic beauties hold the edge in the Miss World Singapore contest?

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