Miss World Megan Young back in PH
MANILA -- Miss World 2013 Megan Young has arrived home.
The 23-year-old actress returned to the Philippines on Thursday afternoon via Cathay Pacific flight CX 919, weeks after she was crowned the first-ever Filipino winner of Miss World in Bali, Indonesia.
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Young, who will be based in London for the duration of her one-year reign, went straight to her homecoming press conference at Solaire Resort & Casino in Paranaque City.
She will also take part in the NBA Global Games at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Thursday night. Young will do the ceremonial toss in the NBA pre-season game between the Indiana Pacers and the Houston Rockets.
On Friday, Young's historic Miss World win will be celebrated with a motorcade that will pass through parts of Makati City, culminating with a program at the SM Mall of Asia.
Young is also set to visit Malacanang, the Senate, Congress and her hometown in Olongapo in the coming days. The beauty queen will also make several guest appearances on TV programs starting Saturday.