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  • Where Everyday it is Christmas

    Where Everyday it is Christmas

    In Aklan, there is a place where you can enjoy Christmas atmosphere anytime of the year. Blissfully tucked in New Washington, about 25 minutes away by land from Kalibo town proper, is Sampaguita Gardens.

    Upon entering the 2.6 hectare boutique resort, an army of life-size cherubs will greet you. This lovely place is actually owned by the illustrator Samuel Butcher, creator of the iconic Precious Moments. Based on anecdotes, it was in 1981 when Butcher traveled to the Philippines with Bill Biel to provide financial assistance to a Bible College in Iloilo City.

    Lording over the resort i ...

  • Manila Water eyes completion of new Boracay sewage treatment plant in 2016

    Manila Water eyes completion of new Boracay sewage treatment plant in 2016

    The water provider in Boracay Island aims to more than double the waste water coverage in the tourist hub in two years.

    In a statement, Manila Water Co Inc said its unit Boracay Water will complete the construction of the Manocmanoc Sewer Network and Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) in 2016. The facility can treat five million liters per day (MLD), expanding used water coverage in the island from 31 percent to 75 percent.

    The additional sewer system will serve Barangay Manocmanoc's 3,656 households or about 12,526 residents.

    The P298-million Manocmanoc Sewer Network project is composed of ...

  • Discovering Boracay

    Family trip to Boracay where we explored the beaches, went for a mermaid class, sailed with pirates, stand up paddle board and tried to enjoy the sun when it didn't rain.