R Reports - A tearful and surprised Bea Rose Santiago is crowned Miss International - beating 66 other women in what is considered one of the "Big Four" of international beauty pageants.
Santiago, a fashion model from the Philippines, thanked those who came to help her nation after Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the region.
Bea Rose Santiago, Miss International,
"This is for the Philippines. I love you Philippines. To my supporters, to my Mom, to Miss Araneta, the first Miss International who trained me, thank you so much. And to Japan. I love Tokyo. Thank you. Arigato-gozamasu ("Thank you" in Japanese)."
She is also the fifth Filipina to win the title.