Here's the official press release for the May 2009 issue of Playboy Philippines.
Continuing the momentum from their successful 1st Anniversary issue, Playboy, the foremost men’s lifestyle magazine, pays tribute to the homeland with features on the best the Philippines has to offer! Movie and TV personality Aiza Marquez is the cover girl in a pictorial showcasing our country’s natural beauty, Portrait of a Filipina.
Readers are taken on a tour with Playboy’s look at some of the Philippines’ 7107 Destinations, while New Tastes in Old Manila are found to delight the palate with unique spins on local culinary favorites.
Playmate of the Month Suan Javinez lets us fly the friendly skies and Unsung, Unheard is an in-depth look at the national sport that never was: Arnis. Managing Editor Mikhail Lecaros visits the factory and showroom of internationally renowned furniture designer Kenneth Cobonpue, and rounding out the issue is an exclusive, frank 20 Questions interview with Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Ace Durano on tourists, politics and Filipino hospitality. Also included is Hollywood funnyman Seth Rogen’s riotous Playboy Interview, along with all the regular men’s lifestyle sections and content that have made Playboy a household name.