18 Jul '11, 6am

We’re not selling fashion models: Raymund Ooi | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

We’re not selling fashion models: Raymund Ooi | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

Finalists of Miss Singapore World pose. (Yahoo! photo) Looks like this year's Miss Singapore World (MSW) might be different from that of past years. With its new organiser choosing to ditch some elements of the usual beauty contest, one can no longer be sure of what to expect. One thing we do know, though, is that we will not be seeing as many catwalks this year. "What I noticed in general in the industry is that most pageants are done in a way that it's more like a fashion show — catwalks, swimwear, catwalks, gowns, catwalks…" said Raymund Ooi , 46, who was appointed by the Miss World global organisers in January to run the local franchise. Raymund Ooi plans to raise the standards of the beauty contest. (Yahoo! photo) The director of Limelite Productions, Singapore's new Miss World licensee said, "We're not selling fashion models; we're looking for beauty queens." At a pr...

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