Published: Sunday 16 July, 2017

LOOK Karen Ibasco Wins Miss Philippines Earth 2017 (Photos, Video)

A new Miss Philippines Earth winner has been crowned. Karen Ibasco of Manila is the winner of Miss Philippines Earth 2017. Ibasco bested 39 other contestants from all over the Philippines to win the title and the right to represent the country in Miss Earth 2017.

Karen Ibasco

Karen Ibasco of Manila is Miss Philippines Earth 2017! (ABS CBN News photo/Twitter)

Karen Ibasco was crowned by Loren Mar Artajos, her predecessor. Artajos did not win the title last year but inherited it from Imelda Schweighart, Miss Philippines Earth 2016.  Schweighart forced to resign after embarrassing herself and the country in a series of controversies during Miss Earth 2016.

Ibasco will be the Philippine representative in Miss Earth 2017 which will be held in the country this November.

The complete list of winners is as follows:

Miss Philippines Earth 2017: Karen Ibasco City of Manila
Miss Philippines Air 2017: Kim De Guzman Olongapo City
Miss Philippines Water 2017: Jessica Marasigan Caloocan City
Miss Philippines Fire 2017: Nellza Bautista Villanueva Misamis Oriental
Miss Philippines Eco Tourism 2016: Vanessa Mae Castillo Lobo Batangas