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Binay, Legarda campaign for Vigan to become ‘New7Wonders’ city

THE HERITAGE VILLAGE in Vigan City remains busy at night
as tourists enjoy walking on its cobblestone streets and ride in calesa (horse-drawn carriages) that ply the city famous for its rich culture and Spanish-era mansions. LEONCIO BALBIN JR.

Vice President Jejomar Binay and Senator Loren Legarda on Wednesday urged Filipinos to keep voting for Vigan City to make it one of the ‘New7Wonders’ cities of the world.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

South Africa’s Table Mountain becomes a wonder

This photo taken on April 2, 2010, shows a general view of the Table Mountain and the city of Cape Town. South Africa's Table Mountain was formally inaugurated as one of the world's new seven wonders of nature at a ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012.  AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA

South Africa’s Table Mountain was formally inaugurated as one of the world’s new seven wonders of nature at a ceremony on Sunday, a move officials hope will bring major economic benefits to the area.

Posted: December 2nd, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

Now it’s official: Puerto Princesa river is one of New7Wonders

Photo courtesy of the New7Wonders of Nature

The Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) is now officially one of the New7Wonders of Nature, the founder of global campaign announced on Saturday.

Posted: January 28th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Palawan’s underground river among 14 finalists in New7Wonders

The Philippines’ Puerto Princesa Underground River, the Dead Sea, Vietnam’s Halong Bay and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef emerged on Friday among 14 finalists for a place as the world’s new seven wonders of nature.

Posted: November 12th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

New7Wonders voting ends

With New7Wonders Founder Bernard Weber by his side, President Benigno Aquino votes via SMS in the New7Wonders of Nature. The voting closed Friday evening. Photo from the Facebook page of New7Wonders of Nature

Voting for the world’s New7Wonders of Nature ended Friday evening. “Voting in the New7Wonders has closed and the counting of votes has begun,” organizers announced on the campaign’s official Facebook page.

Posted: November 11th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »