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Underground River pushes PAL to deploy bigger planes next year

Underground River pushes PAL to deploy bigger planes next year

NATIONAL carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) said it will deploy planes that can accommodate up to 335 people to Palawan after the Puerto Princesa Underground River was recently declared as one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature. Deploying wide body jets like the Airbus A330 is in response to the expected influx of tourists to […]

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NATURE'S WONDER: PUERTO PRINCESA UNDERGROUND RIVER MADE THE LIST

NATURE’S WONDER: PUERTO PRINCESA UNDERGROUND RIVER MADE THE LIST

The global competition to decide the New7Wonders of Nature has announced the “provisional” list of winners. The list of sites include Puerto Princesa Underground River the main attraction at Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park in the Philippines. Other sites that made the list include: South America’s Amazon Rainforest Vietnam’s Halong Bay Argentina’s Iguaza Falls […]

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Support Puerto Princesa Underground River

Support Puerto Princesa Underground River

By ELLALYN B. DE VERA November 9, 2011, 1:01pm MANILA, Philippines — An Italian expedition team discovered three new cave minerals inside the Puerto Princesa Underground River in Palawan, considered as another reason to declare the UNESCO World Heritage Site as one of the Seven New Wonders of Nature in the world. As this developed, […]

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Seven New Wonders, a hundred million votes, one underground river

Seven New Wonders, a hundred million votes, one underground river

| | | | | By JACKY LYNNE A. OIGA August 21, 2011, 10:56am MANILA, Philippines — Stretching 32.7 kilometers, Palawan’s Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) is currently regarded as the longest underground estuary in the world. On November 11, 2011, it could be known as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature (N7WN) […]

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Can Underground River make it to the N7WN?

Can Underground River make it to the N7WN?

| | | | | COMMONSENSE By Marichu A. Villanueva (The Philippine Star) Updated August SABANG — While it was intermittently raining in Metro Manila, it is sunny and dry when we arrived here in Palawan last Monday. This is my first-ever opportunity to visit the most famous place in this province and be able […]

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