MANILA – Vietnamese beauty queen H’hen Nie, one of the crowd favorites in the Miss Universe 2018 pageant, is in Manila.
Nie arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on Friday and was reunited with her Filipino pageant coach, Anjo Santos.
“Mabuhay, Philippines,” she said in an Instagram post. “Thank you so much for your warm welcome.”
In another post, Nie is seen eating tuyo in a hotel.
“This is cá khô, my hometown food and also tuyo in the Philippines. My favorite! I can consume a whole bowl of rice with one of this fish,” she said.
Nie finished in the Top 5 of Miss Universe 2018, which was won by the Philippines’ Catriona Gray.