EUNICE Olsen already has the Miss Singapore Universe crown in her court. Now, the 31-year-old Nominated Member of Parliament is in contention for another beauty title.
She ranks among the Top 11 in the list of the world's most beautiful women in politics and government with 48,829 points.
The ongoing online pageant, to be decided by a poll, has been posted on Spain's 20 Minutos newspaper since December last year.
It invites netizens to vote for their choice of contestants. The posting features 65 candidates from 38 countries, including China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Jiang Yu. By today, Ms Jiang was ranked 57th with 16,211 points, while US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was ranked 45 with 18610 points.
Yuri Fujikawa is now in first place
Japan politician Yuri Fujikawa, 28, was in first place with 114534 points, while Luciana Leon,30 , was second with 100153 points. Third was Mara Carfagna,33, from Italy with 65907 points.
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was ranked 34th, while Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was ranked 32st in the list.
Ms Olsen, the winner of the Miss Singapore Universe contest in 2000, is a Eurasian Singaporean. She is of mixed Swedish and Malaccan Portuguese ancestry from her father's side and Chinese from her mother's.
She is an active volunteer, providing counselling services to troubled teens. A former TV artist, she now aims to raise awareness about youth issues and to promote youth programmes and volunteerism.
The Beijing-born Ms Jiang has worked for the Foreign Ministry for more than 20 years and has been posted around the world, including the United Nations headquarters in New York.
She was designated the ministry's spokesman and deputy head of its information department in 2003, becoming the country's fourth woman to hold that position since the spokesman system was introduced in 1983.
The online poll website say the voting ends 0n April 19 2009 and the winners will be announced.
Whether you agree with this classification momentary or not, it's time to put your bit and unbalance the scales. Remember that only one can win. Mexicans, Peruvians, Swedish, Japanese, Spanish ... all want to win it. The future of the world is in your hands. Miss Policy 2009 is to get out of here, so ... Let's vote! Closing End 19 Apr 2009
Congratulations to Yuri Fujikawa of Japan! After over 912,000 votes of users around the world on April 19th 2009 Yuri Fujikawa (Japan) was elected the most beautiful women in the political world with a total of 146,359 points in its favor.