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Cignal hopes to dodge CEU’s finals upset bid

first_imgSo Cignal coach Boyet Fernandez said the Hawkeyes must adjust quickly without big man Raymar Jose, who left for Kuala Lumpur to play for the national team in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games.“Losing Raymar during the Finals is a tough one, but we as a team understand that SEA Games basketball gold is very important to our country,” said Fernandez.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Cignal collides with CEU, which stunned erstwhile unbeaten Flying V in the semifinals, in Game 1 of the best-of-three series at 5 p.m. at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.“No one expected us to reach this far,” said CEU coach Yong Garcia. “It won’t hurt if we try [winning the title] that’s why I told the players we just have to stay focused and stick to our game plan.” Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal And that confidence worries Fernandez even if the Hawkeyes still boast a solid lineup led by Jason Perkins and Pamboy Raymundo.“We know that CEU is a very good team which is well-coached, and matching up with them without Raymar is a tough one,” said Fernandez.Garcia said the Scorpions hope to pull off an upset anew behind Cameroonian big man Rod Ebondo and underrated guards Aaron Jeruta, JK Casiño and Orlan Wamar.“We really have to bring our defensive mentality,” said Fernandez. —JASMINE W. PAYOADVERTISEMENT Perlas Pilipinas falls to Indonesia anew as road to gold gets tougher Cignal HD plays minus a key cog as the Hawkeyes clash with surprise finalist Centro Escolar University in the 2017 PBA D-League Foundation Cup championship starting Tuesday.ADVERTISEMENT 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her Teen gunned down in Masbate Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas LATEST STORIES SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball PLAY LIST 05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

Bawah Island one of the most anticipated openings

first_imgBawah Island, one of the most anticipated openings of 2017, is now calling for guests to be the first to step onto the untouched archipelago.From 31 July 2017, Bawah is inviting its first guests to discover the rare ecosystem at this ‘naturally luxe’ retreat in the heart of the Indonesian Anambas. Bawah Island is just three hours from Singapore and accessible only via a short ferry ride from Batam and a 75-minute private seaplane.Previously uninhabited, Bawah is a marine conservation area where “nature provides its true luxury” across five pristine islands, three crystal-clear lagoons and 13 beaches. Bawah allows a maximum of 70 guests at any one time, with 35 eco-designed suites and overwater bungalows providing guests with a private oasis among spectacular scenery.Bawah Island has been developed to inspire guests to get reacquainted with their ‘true nature’ by inviting them to explore the islands and leave with a renewed sense of purpose. Immersing in experiences harmonious with nature, explorers can encounter flourishing species of corals, turtles and iridescent schools of fish, or step foot in Bawah’s primary forest that has never been cut or burnt.Bawah features 35 suites, with 21 Beach Suites offering sea views, 11 Over Water Bungalows giving dawn-to-dusk vistas and three Garden Suites shrouded by natural scenes. Each suite features a bedroom, spacious bathroom and a relaxing outdoor living area with views across the lagoon.Within Bawah’s clear waters, all are welcome to experience a variety of water activities or for those wanting to slow down their time, Bawah’s beachfront infinity pool invites a cool, gentle dip. The holistic wellness centre, Aura, houses a spa and a yoga pavilion, providing mind and body programmes designed to enlighten the senses. Aura will also offer personalised yoga, pilates, meditation, and reiki sessions from sunrise to sunset.The Tree Top restaurant will serve Asian-fusion cuisine with locally grown ingredients alongside a drinks menu to showcase authentic flavours. The lower deck of the restaurant offers an alternative relaxation spot for diners as they take in spectacular views of the ocean.Guests can also unwind with cocktails at the Grouper Bar, Jules Verne Bar and Boat House Bar. These bars are situated at different zones on Bawah, each offering sights of the surrounding islands. In addition, Bawah houses a wood-panelled Library up in the treetops, where a diverse collection of natural history, architecture, classic literature, maps and guidebooks are available for literary lovers to browse and indulge in.All tented suites and public areas are made of materials like bamboo and recycled teak; while the bath and shower areas are constructed of recycled copper. Indigenous materials like driftwood have been reinvented  and everything on the island has been created by hand, as no heavy machinery is allowed. Fishing and anchoring in Bawah’s waters are also forbidden and to protect the abundance of flora, fauna and butterflies on the island, no pesticides are used.The Bawah Island experience, which can be booked now from USD $1960 for two people per night, includes:Eco-designed accommodation for two to shareRound trip transfers from Singapore via Batam (car, ferry and 75-minute private seaplane)Daily meals (breakfast, lunch and a la carte dinner) and non-alcoholic beveragesDaily laundry service (no dry cleaning on island)Minibar (unlimited Bawah mineral water)Non-motorised water sports – kayaking, sailing, paddle-boarding, snorkelling, and boat trips around the lagoonBeach towels and snorkelling equipmentOther island activities including spa, yoga, pilates, meditation, and reiki sessions at Aura wellness centre, hiking in the forests of Bawah, and open-air cinema sessionslast_img read more