PRESS STATEMENT FROM ABS-CBN:
"The Puerto Princesa Underground River in Palawan, the country's official entry to the "New 7 Wonders of the World," captivated 450,000 local and foreign tourists last year with its spectacular subterranean river and mountain landscape.
"It is recognized as the longest navigable underground river in the world spanning 8.2 kilometers and winds through a cave with rich mineral deposits such as stalactites and stalagmites.
"This Thursday (November 10) in Krusada, Abner Mercado will urge viewers to vote for the PP Underground River, which holds a very special place in his heart.
"The title is expected to attract more tourists to Palawan, thus boosting the country's tourism industry.
"Because it takes more than words to make a stand, be one with the crusade and vote for the PP Underground River. Go to http://www.new7wonders.com/vote-2 or text PPUR to 2861.
"Meanwhile, the advocacy journalism program is nominated for Best Documentary Program at the 2011 PMPC Star Awards for TV, and Outstanding Public Affairs Program and Outstanding Natural History/Wildlife Program at the 2011 Golden Screen TV Awards.
"Abner Mercado and "Kabayan" Noli De Castro are also contenders for Outstanding Public Affairs Program Host and Outstanding Natural History/Wildlife Program, respectively, at the 2011 Golden Screen TV Awards.
"Catch Abner Mercado's campaign this Thursday (November 10) in Krusada after Bandila on ABS-CBN or watch it earlier on DZMM TeleRadyo (SkyCable ch. 26), 9:15 PM."
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