Rising from the ruins

The theme of this year’s Mr. and Miss Chinatown is called RISE — Rebuild, Inspire, Strengthen, Empower — that serves as a movement for Chinoys (or everybody for that matter) to rise above the current pandemic.RISE rings true in the life of Justin Yap (full name: Justin Philippe Lim Chua Yap) who, along with Cassandra Chan, beat 22 other hopefuls in the 2020 Mr. and Miss Chinatown pageant held last month. Justin, 24, has risen from a series of tragedies with head held high and heart full of gratitude, proving true the saying that what cannot destroy you makes you stronger, thanks to his Chinese…

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