Smallest man on earth
Finally something they can be proud of in the Philippines (other than the high level footballs and t-shirts the kids make). A representative from the famous world record books knocked back a few pints of Guinness and travelled into Sindangan to visit a local locksmith. For he had a treasure no other man has. His son, Junrey Balawing, was crowned the shortest man in the world. He stands proud at 60 centimeters (about 4 pints high) and 18 years old. And as a true close-knit community the locals ‘showered the new celebrity with a feast, a cake, balloons and cash gifts’.