The Philippines did it before. Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) in Palawan successfully made it to the New 7Wonders of Nature. And now, there’s another campaign in search for the New 7Wonders of Cities of the world.
As of March 19, 2012, seven cities in the Philippines on Southeast Asia & Oceania are on the first top 7 urban centers.
Rank 1 : Vigan City in Ilocos Sur
Rank 2 : Cebu City in Cebu
Rank 3 : Davao City
Rank 4 : Iloilo City
Rank 5 : Cagayan de Oro City
Rank 6 : Bacolod City
Rank 7 : Paranaque City
They are among 300 cities that made it to the second phase and vying for the Top 77. Let us help those Philippine cities by voting online.
Voting is easy. Follow this link >> http://www.n7w.com/cities/en. Click on South East Asia & Oceania group and select the cities mentioned above. On the right sidebar, you can see the list of cities you selected. Enter the characters shown in the image, their email address, agree to the terms and conditions and click submit to confirm votes.
The shortlist of 28 official finalist candidates will be known November 23 to December 6, 2012. The finalist phases of Top 21, then Top 14 and down to final Top 7 are set December 7, 2012 to December 6, 2013. The official New7Wonders Cities voted by hundreds of millions of people from around the world will be announced Dec. 7, 2013.
The new campaign will become a catalyst for discussing everything from urban planning to metropolitan governance, from tourism to architecture amid mass urbanization worldwide, said Bernard Weber, founder and president of New 7 Wonders.