Batista in Manila

Wrestling superstar Batista is in Manila to promote the Smackdown Survivor Series Tour which will be on October 21 and 22 at the Araneta Coliseum. He arrived at the airport sporting his Philippine flag tattoo. Batista’s father is a Filipino while his mother is Greek. Batista’s wife is also a Filipina.

Irwin pulled barb from Chest before Death

Fatally injured by a stingray, Australian “Crocodile Hunter” Steve Irwin pulled its serrated barb out of his chest before losing consciousness and dying, the world-famous naturalist’s manager said on Tuesday.

Video footage of the attack shows Irwin swimming above the stingray on the Great Barrier Reef on Monday when it lashed out and speared him in the heart with its barbed tail, manager John Stainton told reporters.

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Mayon Volcano’s Lava Flow now a Tourist Attraction

Local residents and a couple of foreigners are going near Mayon Volcano to witness the lava flow. This is in spite of the possibility that Mayon could erupt and spew pyroplastic materials anytime. The view is more beautiful during the night where the burning lava illuminates the surrounding of the Volcano. The mayor now wants the residents to stay at least 200 meters away from the volcano.