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Of charming towns and cobbled streets

The New Indian Express - 1 week ago
Zaza picked me up from Playa Tropical Resort Hotel to take me to Vigan, a fascinating town (also a Unesco World Heritage Site) in Ilocos Sur, the second Northernmost place in the Philippines. One of the new seven wonder cities of the world, Vigan is...

What Miss Universe bets say about Vigan

ABS-CBN News - 6 months ago
... Plaza Burgos wearing locally made ternos. Vigan is the hometown of Luis "Chavit" Singson, the local producer of Miss Universe 2016. The city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the New 7 Wonder Cities of the World. - Photos courtesy of...

Vigan example shows heritage and development are compatible

Inquirer.net - 4 months ago
What happened in Vigan is that, after the community realized their biggest asset was their heritage structures, they partnered with the local government and crafted a heritage-based development plan so that both the community and city could reap the...

Climate change threatens heritage sites around PH, says UN official

Inquirer.net - 1 month ago
OLD COUNTRY A visit to Vigan City gives visitors a peek into how Filipinos lived during the Spanish period through mansions and historic buildings on Calle Crisologo, the center of the heritage district, and in other areas around the Ilocos Sur...

Ilocos green group condemns killing of environmental advocate

Philippine Star - 6 months ago
De Vera said that during the victim's stint as announcer of DZNS Radyo Totoo Vigan City, "Contaoi's program regularly [echoed] our statements and analysis regarding ecological concerns and the involvement of local officials for the destruction of the ...and...

We've only just Vigan

Philippine Star - 1 month ago
Faced with a long weekend, my wife and I decided to take a road trip up north to Vigan. Both of us had not been to the historic city for over a decade. We wanted to test the TPLEX route that promised to cut travel time by an hour or two. I checked with...

Century-old Singson-Encarnacion house in Vigan demolished to make way for resto

Inquirer.net - 8 months ago
Four years after the Historic City of Vigan was cited by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) as a model of best practices in World Heritage Site management, one of its 200 heritage houses was demolished. The...

LANTERNS FOR THE DEAD TAKE FLIGHT IN VIGAN'S 'RANIAG' FIESTA

Inquirer.net - 9 months ago
A day after typhoon “Lawin” left the Philippines leaving in its wake a ravaged Northern Luzon, Vigan City celebrated its annual Raniag Twilight Festival. The disaster brought ... Vigan City incorporated the World Costume Festival into Raniag. World...

MJ is now a Christian

Philippine Star - 6 months ago
30 gave some sort of a preview of how they would appear in national costumes at the historic Vigan City, which was officially declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the New7WondersCities. The event was hosted by former Gov. and...

UNESCO: Culture is integral to sustainable urban development

eco-business.com - 6 months ago
Efforts to promote sustainable urban growth don't add up if preserving culture and heritage is not central to the equation. Vigan ... Culture Urban Future: Global Report on Culture for Sustainable Urban Development aims to ensure that implementation of ...and...

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