Single mom puts up blog for 5-year-old son fighting cancer

Here’s an excerpt from my latest CNET Asia blog post.

To help her fight her son’s battle against cancer, a single mom has put up the blog The Enemy in Mio’s Body.

The link to the site is now being spread across social networks by Filipino Internet users who have been touched by the plight of five-year-old Mio.

Read the full story.

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Single mom puts up blog for 5-year-old son fighting cancer

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Congratulations to RPC 2009 champs Influenza of New Chaos

Here’s an excerpt from my Play to Win blog post for Level Up!

It was an exhilarating experience liveblogging and livestreaming the Ragnarok Philippine Championships 2009 last Friday, August 21, at the SM North EDSA SkyDome.

Congratulations to Influenza of New Chaos, which was crowned RPC 2009 champions after defeating El Cuerpo, also of New Chaos, 3-0, in the finals. With this victory, Influenza won the right to represent the Philippines in the Ragnarok World Championship 2009, which will be held in Yokohama, Japan on November 1.

Read the full story.

Congratulations to RPC 2009 champs Influenza of New Chaos

WWE Superstars preview: Mark Henry vs Chris Masters, Shelton Benjamin vs Tyler Reks, R-Truth vs Charlie Haas, and Kelly Kelly vs Beth Phoenix

OK, I’ll confess that I’m not a fan of either Mark Henry or recent World Wrestling Entertainment returnee Chris Masters, but I would get a kick out of seeing the Masterlock applied on The World’s Strongest Man.

Tune in to this week’s WWE Superstars to see if that will happen. Here’s the teaser from WGN America.

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WWE Superstars preview: Mark Henry vs Chris Masters, Shelton Benjamin vs Tyler Reks, R-Truth vs Charlie Haas, and Kelly Kelly vs Beth Phoenix

Mikey Arroyo TV Patrol video clip: ‘Do you want your president to eat in a McDonald’s or some turo-turo?’

Last night, Filipinos on microblogging sites like Twitter and Plurk and social networking sites such as Facebook were spreading the word about Pampanga Representative Juan Miguel “Mikey” Arroyo’s remarks on TV Patrol World.

The solon was defending his mother, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, against widespread criticism over the expensive dinners at posh New York restaurants.

Unfortunately, sometimes when you open your mouth, you make things worse.

Now, we the Filipino people are being asked if we forgot that the President is not just an ordinary person and needs to keep her dignity. “Do you want your president to eat in a McDonald’s or some turo-turo?” Mikey Arroyo asked in last night’s TV Patrol World newscast.

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Mikey Arroyo TV Patrol video clip: ‘Do you want your president to eat in a McDonald’s or some turo-turo?’

Former UFC light heavyweight champ Chuck Liddell joins Dancing with the Stars

Watch out, Dancing with the Stars fans, the Iceman cometh. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight champion Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell, that is.

Liddell, who hasn’t fought in months, has yet to decide whether he’ll officially retire from the UFC, but for now the mixed martial arts legend will showcase his skills on the dance floor instead of the octagon. Too bad Tito Ortiz isn’t his dancing partner, heh.

Here’s an excerpt from the UFC.com story.

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Former UFC light heavyweight champ Chuck Liddell joins Dancing with the Stars