An online campaign to find the top cities in the world that represents global diversity in urban society has named a Philippine city to its list.
Vigan in Ilocos Sur was chosen as one of the “New7Wonders” cities by Swiss foundation New7Wonders.
Organizers said more than 1,200 cities from 220 countries were nominated in the campaign.
Votes are cast online on smart phone apps, through international telephone voting lines, and text messaging.
The winning “New 7 Wonders” cities for 2015 were: Beirut, Lebanon; Doha, Qatar; Durban, South Africa; Havana, Cuba; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; La Paz, Bolivia, and Vigan, Philippines.