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Dimples ‘Daniela’ Romana meets Tourism Secretary Berna Puyat, eyes to collaborate with DOT

by | Entertainment, Feature

Jul. 08, 19 | 3:36 pm

The ‘Kadenang Ginto’ fever reaches the Tourism Department as one of its main stars and current ‘Queen of Memes’  Dimples Romana visited Secretary Berna Romulo Puyat.
 
The meeting was held at the Tourism Department with hopes to tap the actress to promote places in the Philippines.
 
Romana’s ‘Daniela’ character became an instant online sensation showing her walking on the street of a poor neighborhood, strutting her blood red gown and luggage, complemented with her black and gold purse, heels and accessories.
 
“Ms. Romana earlier says she wants to be part of the fun! An art-enthusiast and a self-confessed museum-lover herself, Dimples adds that she is excited to collaborate with the Department of Tourism (DOT) to help promote our lesser-known destinations, museums and heritage sites, and advocate for sustainable tourism,” the DOT said in a statement. 
 
Romana, in an interview on CNN Philippines, said that she’s thankful for the support her character is getting and people can expect more on the third chapter of their hit teleserye. 

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Poverty rate in PH seen falling by 2020

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