The late editions:
Manila Bulletin: Nurse wins Mutya crown
A charming nurse, Jane Banares, won Sunday night the Mutya ng Pilipinas-International title in this year’s Mutya ng Pilipinas beauty pageant at the Baler Sports complex in Aurora.
Banares recently passed the nursing board exam without the help of a review center. The 20-year-old morena beauty from Legazpi City also won the “Best in Evening Gown” title.
The Philippine Star (cover story): Bicolana crowned Mutya
A dusky 20-year-old Bicolana nurse was yesterday crowned Mutya ng Pilipinas International 2009.
Jane Bañares of Legazpi City, Albay emerged as the surprise winner in the first beauty contest she competed in, besting 36 other contestants in the pageant’s grand coronation night at the Dr. Juan C. Angara Sports Complex here.
Inquirer.net: Legazpi lass is new Mutya ng Pilipinas
Homegrown and overseas bets shared top honors in Sunday night’s Mutya ng Pilipinas beauty pageant held in Baler, Aurora. Legazpi City’s Jane Banares bagged the Mutya ng Pilipinas-International title while Northern Germany’s Jacqueline Schubert won the Mutya ng Pilipinas-Tourism crown.