International News Archive - July 09, 2010


The country's new tourism minister said Friday that the Philippines' island of Boracay has become extremely overdeveloped, with its famous beaches now choked by sewage and too many bars.

Word of the Day
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.