Liberalizing Myanmar Has Its First Miss Universe Contestant In More Than 50 Years

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Oct 04, 2013 10:14 AM
With a whiff of controversy and not a bikini in sight, a US-educated business graduate was selected as the first Miss Universe contestant to represent Myanmar in more than 50 years. Moe Set Wine will take her place on stage at the global beauty pageant in Moscow next month, reflecting dramatic political and social changes in the former junta-ruled nation, which last fielded a Miss Universe contender in 1961.