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Philippines President Proclaims Puerto Princesa Underground River Day

Zurich, Switzerland: The President of the Philippines, Benigno S. Aquino, III, has proclaimed that 11 November every year will be known as “Puerto Princesa Underground River Day.” The signing of the proclamation took place in the Malacañang Palace in Manila, the official residence of the President of the Philippines. Noting that the Puerto Princesa Underground [...] Read More →

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President Aquino: “A special day for all Filipinos, at home and abroad.”

A year of Official Inauguration celebrations for the New7Wonders of Nature began in April in the Philippines with ceremonies in Manila and at the site of the wonder itself, the Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR), in Palawan Province. The focal point of each of the two events was the unveiling of a specially-commissioned bronze plaque [...] Read More →

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New7Wonders marks a year of joyful global ceremonies

Starting here tomorrow, and continuing until the end of the year, we’ll be presenting a review of the New7Wonders of Nature Official Inaugurations ceremonies that took place around the world this year. Our voyage in the coming days will take us from the Philippines to Peru and from Vietnam to South Africa. Along the way, [...] Read More →

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Philippines media hail New7Wonders honour for PPUR

The weekend inauguration of PPUR as one of the New7Wonders of Nature in Manila and on Palawan Island was the subject of widespread coverage in the Philippines media. “PNoy stresses responsible stewardship of PPUR” declared GMA News, which noted: “Now that the Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) is officially one of the New Seven Wonders [...] Read More →

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The PPUR poster boys on Palawan Island. Mabuhay!

The Tagalog world Mabuhay, meaning “long life”, is used at toasts (Cheers!), political rallies, for praising distinguished people and for welcoming guests. It was used a lot over the weekend on Palawan Island, home of the Puerto Princesa Underground River, which was inaugurated yesterday as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. “I wish everyone a [...] Read More →

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The PPUR inauguration ceremonies reach the river

The Official Inauguration ceremonies for the Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) as one of the New7Wonders of Nature continued today with the unveiling of a specially-cast, commemorative bronze plaque at the site itself in Palawan Province in the Philippines. “I wish everyone a joyful celebration, as I hereby officially inaugurate Puerto Princesa Underground River as [...] Read More →

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Manila has an extra attraction: The New7Wonders of Nature commemorative PPUR plaque

It’s official! The Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) in the Philippines is officially one of the New7Wonders of Nature. President Benigno S. Aquino III was the guest of honour at today’s inauguration event in Manila during which a specially-cast bronze commemorative plaque was unveiled. “We worked so hard for this,” said a delighted Puerto Princesa [...] Read More →

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Weekend PPUR inauguration ceremonies kick off in Manila

The first phase of the Official Inauguration ceremonies celebrating the Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) as one of the New7Wonders of Nature began to day in Manila. The event was attended by Philippines President Benigno Aquino III, Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Ramon Paje, Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo, Puerto Princesa Mayor Edward [...] Read More →

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