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  • PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, June 5 (PNA) -- Residents in this city and Palawan led by Mayor Edward Hagedorn will join in the celebration of World Environment Day starting June 5-8, 2008.

  • PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, June 9,2008 - The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park (PPSRNP) home to the world’s longest navigable underground river made it to the top 6 official nominees to become one of the “New Seven Wonders of Nature.”

  • CALABARZON proved again its supremacy in the game of smashes and drops as its Badminton Boys Team grabbed the Team Tie championship in both Secondary and Elementary categories.

  • Big City bet Rachelyn Astillar dominated the secondary girls’ women’s rhythmic gymnastics by taking all four gold medals – on rope, hoops and ribbon categories and the individual all-around competition.

  • It took a very small fraction, or .26 seconds, for 15-year-old Banjo Borja to carve his name in this year’s Palarong Pambansa in addition to the four gold medals and three silvers – including two in the relays — he won.

  • Twelve-year-old Ma. Asuncion ‘Macy’ Mendiola, literally walks tall in her crowd. At her age, she stands 5’10\", which gives her a strong edge in her sport – volleyball.

  • A pupil of Chinese-Belgian descent proved herself as the meet’s fastest runner in her division when she topped the 100m and 200m events, the latter in record fashion, as well as high jump.