NEW 7 WONDERS POLL: Palawan river loses top spot to Amazon

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Tourism (DoT) is urging Filipinos to vote for the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River Network in the New Seven Wonders of the World contest after it fell from the top spot in the second round of voting.

Tourism Secretary Ace Durano issued the call on Wednesday after learning the underground river system had been dislodged by South America’s Amazon River from first place.

Durano said the Palawan-based attraction’s inclusion in the contest would be an enormous boost to the country’s tourism industry.

 

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