Atty Josephus Jimenez
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Political dynasties choking the Philippines
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - April 16, 2024 - 12:00am
Before the ASEAN was founded in 1967, the Philippines was stronger economically than Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and even South Korea and Taiwan
The horrible state of the Philippine environment
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - April 10, 2024 - 12:00am
Judging from the Senate hearing on the Chocolate Hills and other environmental fiascos, we can say that this is a nation of finger-pointing. The DENR refuses to affect command responsibility. The local governments...
From “Fall of Bataan” to “Day of Valor”
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - April 9, 2024 - 12:00am
Today is the 82nd anniversary of what used to be called "The Fall of Bataan and Corregidor".
Separation of Church and State: questions on violations
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - March 27, 2024 - 12:00am
There are many non-Catholics and non-Christians who believe that every time the Cebu City government spends public funds to fund the Sinulog, which is a religious celebration, the city violates the fundamental principle...
Freedom of religion: multiple Nuances
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - March 26, 2024 - 12:00am
In the Philippines today, there are multiple religious groups, sects, congregations and churches.
Cebu City versus Cebu Province
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - March 13, 2024 - 12:00am
By this column we do not refer to the ongoing hullabaloo between the Provincial Capitol and City Hall on the supposed stoppage of the Bus Rapid Transit project.
The incongruity of vice president's position
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - March 6, 2024 - 12:00am
How can the vice president remain in the Cabinet with honor and dignity and continue to act as a member of the official family of a president who is being constantly lambasted by her family?
A friendly warning to enemies of Mayor Rama
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - March 2, 2024 - 12:00am
For every devilish character who, for selfish and greedy ambition and other malicious motivations, starts to malign or defame the honor, integrity, and reputation of Mayor Michael Rama, there are tens of thousands...
People of the Philippines vs. Charter Change
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - February 23, 2024 - 12:00am
There are many strong reasons why the people should rise against the politicians and tell them: Stop using the name of the people to push for your selfish political agenda. Focus on the real problems of poverty,...
The worst American presidents
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - February 17, 2024 - 12:00am
There have been great US presidents since 1789, including Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Dwight Eisenhower, Harry Truman,...
When workplace love collide with employers' prerogative to discipline
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - February 14, 2024 - 12:00am
Today, hundreds of HR managers and company owners, general managers, and operations staff are attending my online session on Love, Sex, Romance and Immorality in the Workplace.
The difference between love and sexual harassment
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - February 13, 2024 - 12:00am
Tomorrow, Valentine’s Day, this writer is giving an online lecture on this topic under the auspices of PMAP or People Management Association of the Philippines, the premier and biggest association with more...
Who is afraid of Senator Raffy Tulfo?
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - February 7, 2024 - 12:00am
A number of powerful public officials and prominent business taipans and even religious leaders have had very bad days of being berated, lectured, and scolded by Senator Raffy Tulfo in Senate committee investigations...
A looming explosive constitutional crisis
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - February 6, 2024 - 12:00am
Even as the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has suspended its resolution on the People's Initiative, even when the president has summoned the Senate president to the Palace to stop all this bickering, both protagonists,...
Let Trump win the nomination but lose the election
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - January 31, 2024 - 12:00am
Inasmuch as the destiny of our country is firmly intertwined with the outcome of the US elections, we should be interested in American politics.
People of the Philippines versus Trapos' Initiatives
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - January 30, 2024 - 12:00am
Now that the Philippine Senate has issued a strongly-worded manifesto against the deceitful so-called "People's Initiatives", at least the people have found an unlikely ally in the Upper House of the Philippine Congress....
The cha-cha vis-à-vis the Four-Way Test
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - January 26, 2024 - 12:00am
The Rotarians' excellent template for correct decision-making can subject the proposed cha-cha to the famous Four-Way Test, and by it can be exposed as a very bad, untruthful, damaging, divisive, and useless exercise...
The link among population, climate change, and poverty
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - January 20, 2024 - 12:00am
Aside from geopolitics, world economic disruptions, and relentless changes, aside from wars and global realignment of forces, the overall climate of the planet earth determines the degree of happiness or unhappiness...
Another populist template for deficit spending
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - January 3, 2024 - 12:00am
The crux of the problem is that the national budget has been prepared by traditional politicians in the House and in the Senate, who mindlessly overruled the professionals in the executive's economic team, and twisted...
The year of the dragon promises a global economic roller-coaster
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - January 1, 2024 - 12:00am
The world's financial and economic experts predict that in 2024, the global annual real GDP will grow at a slower pace of only 2.3% compared to a partially estimated 2.7% in 2023. This is the consensus reached by...
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