Catherine Marie Almirante of Cagayan de Oro City became the first ever winner of the Miss Global Philippines pageant during the coronation night held at the Newport Performing Arts Theatre of Resorts World Manila.
The 22-year old beauty bested 22 other candidates from all over the country.
She will now represent the country in the Miss Global 2014, which will occur aboard the Crown Princess cruise ship in December.
The Miss Global Philippines pageant is a search for deserving Filipino women who will serve as a Tourism Ambassador promoting Philippine heritage and its world-class destinations here and abroad.
photos from Miss Global Philippines Facebook page