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2009-06-29 06:25:18

A group of adventurers, who previously conquered Mount Everest, will now sail around Southeast Asia in a replica of an ancient Philippine boat to promote Filipino pride.

2006-08-10 01:14:02

MANILA (Reuters) - Strong winds and giant waves, boosted by a southwest monsoon, wiped out hundreds of shacks on stilts and left thousands of people homeless in the southern Philippines, local government officials said on Thursday.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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