Tom O’s Christmas wish: A safer Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 12/23/2018

“I’M hoping for a safer Cebu City for the holidays.” This is Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña’s Christmas message to the Cebuanos. Osmeña said that despite the challenges being faced by the city which included peace and…

Osmeña’s birthday wish: ‘Oust Alvarez’

Morexette Marie B. Erram, USJR Intern 07/23/2018

Aside from becoming a more progressive Cebu City, Mayor Tomas Osmeña has another birthday wish as he will turn 70 on Thursday, July 26. In a press conference today (July 23), Osmeña expressed hope that reports on…

Church official’s wish list: An ‘inspiring’ and ‘polite’ president

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/22/2018

AN official of the Archdiocese of Cebu has three wishes for President Rodrigo Duterte on his third State of the Nation Address (Sona) today, July 23. Although the Archdiocese of Cebu has not issued an official statement…

JOY’S WISH: A HUG FROM PA

Mars G. Alison 07/13/2018

There are many things Mary Joy Tabal wished for as she celebrated her 29th birthday yesterday. A fruitful career in running, a gold in the upcoming Asian Games, another stint in the Olympics, and so on. But…

DOJ grants Peter Lim’s wish

Norman V. Mendoza and Inquirer 05/30/2018

The panel of investigators from the Department of Justice (DOJ) has granted the request of Cebu-based businessman Peter Lim that a separate preliminary investigation be conducted in relation to the drug complaint filed against him. Last April,…

Palma’s birthday wish: Peace and end to killings

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/20/2018

HAPPILY STRANDED IN CEBU Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma has two wishes as he turned 68 on Monday: peace and end to the spate of killings in the country. “Deep in our hearts is a prayer for peace,”…

Hayashi’s birthday wish: Magsayo’s belt

Glendale G. Rosal 11/23/2017

Tagbilaran City — Hard hitting Japanese slugger Shota Hayashi is looking for a grand birthday celebration today even if it means doing so in enemy territory. The Japanese slugger turns 30 today and he wants no less…

MILENDO GETS WISH

John Carlo A. Villaruel 11/17/2017

Milan set for unification bout with WBA champ Taguchi on December 31 Right after Milan “El Metodico” Melindo scored a first-round technical knockout victory over Akira Yaegashi of Japan to snatch the International Boxing Federation (IBF) World…

Ressel Pedroza’s birthday wish: Cesafi girls’ crown

John Carlo A. Villaruel 10/19/2017

USPF girls’ volleyball RESSEL Pedroza was still unsure at the start of the year if she can return playing in the Cesafi volleyball tournament after leaving the University of San Carlos (USC) at the end of the…

DJ Maxi’s wish fulfilled

Morexette Marie B. Erram, Nestle L. Semilla 09/29/2017

A part of slain disc jockey, Marie Alexi “Maxi” Bolongaita, will forever stay in the place where she wanted to live and retire — the Ortiz family’s ancestral home in Sibonga, a town 40 kilometers south of…

A birthday wish for the dead

Benjie B. Talisic, Calvin D. Cordova, USJ-R Intern Patricia Erlaine N. Luardo 07/12/2017

CALL CENTER AGENT KILLING Lea Adolfo laid a bunch of flowers placed inside a plastic water bottle on a grassy, hilly area. She then lit candles and with tears flowing from her eyes, she offered a short…

Luigi’s b-day wish: Aid for Marawi soldiers, Ormoc quake victims

Nestle L. Semilla 07/11/2017

“NO lechon please.” Instead of sending him “lechon” or any other personal gifts on his birthday, Mandaue City Mayor Luis Gabriel Quisumbing is asking well-wishers to instead make donations which he could later send to soldiers who…

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