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2008-08-05 09:00:38

Philippines warned against environmental disaster for ferry capsizal MANILA, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- A joint expert team from the European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) Monday warned of huge environmental disaster in the waters of the Philippines' central province of Romblon following the sinking of an ill-fated ferry. The MV Princess of the Stars, containing large amounts of oil and highly toxic chemicals, capsized off Romblon on June 21 at the height of Typhoon Fengshen with 863...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.