The beautiful ladies of the 2017 Miss Earth candidates are here in the country for some pre-competition activities. They gathered from all over the world to experience the sights and sounds of the Philippines.
Sadly, one of the candidates experienced the bad side of Manila. Much to Miss Belarus’ disappointment, her cellphone was snatched while strolling inside a mall in Manila.
Miss Belarus Polli Cannabis could not believe that amidst all the crowd and security, a snatcher was still able to steal her cellphone. The manager of Cannabis recounted to ABS-CBN how the incident happened.
The Miss Earth candidates were strolling inside the mall when Cannabis decided to leave the group and be on her own. She allegedly went inside a shop where her cellphone was stolen.
The management of Miss Earth is now in coordination with the Manila Police District to look into the CCTVs within the area. The security of the candidates has been tightened as the pageant nears. They are set to hold the Miss Earth 2017 on November 4, 2017 at the SM Mall of Asia.
On a brighter note, the candidates were welcomed by a “Baby Shark” dance number by a group of children when they visited the Gigantes Island in Iloilo last Sunday, October 15. There, they planted mangrove trees and placed artificial corals underwater. Miss Earth U.S. Virgin Islands Kaylee Carlberg on her Facebook page called her experience in the island as, “life changing.”