'The Amazing Race Asia' season 5: Meet the Pinoy contestants

MANILA, Philippines – AXN has introduced the 11 pairs who will be vying for the top prize in the Amazing Race Asia season 5. Among them are two Filipino teams, who will be part of the competition scheduled to air in October.

They are: best friends and former beauty queens Parul Shah and Maggie Wilson Consunji, and former It's Showtime host Eric "Eruption" Tai and wife Rona Samson-Tai.

Parul Shah and Maggie Wilson Consunji. Photo courtesy of AXN Asia

Parul Shah and Maggie Wilson Consunji.

Photo courtesy of AXN Asia

Eric Tai and Rona Samson. Photo courtesy of AXN Asia

Eric Tai and Rona Samson.

Photo courtesy of AXN Asia

The other teams from Asia are: 

The Amazing Race Asia season 5 will be hosted by Asian-American actor Allan Wu with Indonesian star Tara Basro co-hosting in selected legs of the race – Rappler.com