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LOOK: Flag-inspired formation 5,000 Putos featured in a Philippine Mall

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Jun. 16, 19 | 2:34 pm

The City of Biñan made its mark on the Philippine map as it creatively joined 5,000 piece its iconic “Puto Biñan” into a formation that mimicked the Philippine flag in celebration of the 121st Philippine Independence Day.

Megaworld sponsored the creation of the giant celebratory rice cake last June 12 featured at Southwoods Mall – much to the delight of the residents of Biñan as well as the visitors who came all the way from different parts of the Philippines to witness the one-day display.

As its name suggests, “Puto Biñan” is a much-loved and sought-after ‘kakanin’ in the city that Filipinos around the country and even the world really crave for.

In Dubai, the Philippine flag was also featured through light shows at two of the most iconic places – the Dubai Festival City Mall, as well as the Burj Khalifa – the tallest building in the world.

Photos from Megaworld and Donna Yatco

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UAE announces May 24 as first day of Eid Al Fitr

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(WAM) -- Sunday, the 24th of May, will be the first day of Shawwal 1441 H, marking the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, announced the Moon-sighting Committee in a statement issued after its meeting tonight at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department. Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi Al...

Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Saudi Arabia astronomers have confirmed that the Shawwal crescent moon will not show on May 22 (Ramadan 29), Saudi Gazette reported. Experts at the observatory of Majmaah University in Saudi said that the moon will set before the sun today and will not be...

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