Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez
Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez
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Competence without character,or character without competence?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 23, 2018 - 12:00am
It has been said, although I do not agree, that President Ferdinand Marcos was the perfect example of competence without character, and that President Corazon Aquino was the classic illustration of character without...
Can we balance success in career and family?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Will the marriage of Prince Harry and the new Duchess of Sussex last?
The richest Filipinos should help the poor more
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 21, 2018 - 12:00am
With today's runaway inflation, worsening poverty, and rising cost of living, the nation should reflect on socio-economic realities.
Critical appointments and serious disappointments
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 19, 2018 - 12:00am
The job of the president entails making crucial appointments to critical offices, and others like the ombudsman, chief justice, the Cabinet, secretaries, undersecretaries, assistant secretaries and directors of such...
Why do undesirable men win in elections?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 18, 2018 - 12:00am
The good men do not always win the race. It is the shady characters who know the tricks of the dirty game of politics who always prevail, the ones who have more money, better connections, and stronger family dynasties...
Why the most qualified often lose in elections?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The problem with us in the city is that we define ''qualification'' as educational attainment, college diploma, or masters' degree.
The government is not the best employer
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Do not encourage your children to work in government. Public service can be hazardous to their life, career, and peace and happiness.
Why did the "bad eggs" also win?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Well, that is how the cookie crumbles.
Don't ever vote for trapos and drug-linked bets
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 14, 2018 - 12:00am
In choosing your candidates today, do not commit the mistake of voting evil ones who will rob the barangay coffers, falsify receipts, create ghost projects, and encourage drugs, illegal gambling, and cybercrimes...
Remember whom not to vote for tomorrow
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
The barangay, next to the family, is the basic foundation of the nation.
How did the SK lose its impact and relevance?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 12, 2018 - 12:00am
During my younger years, the elections for the KB or Kabataang Barangay (later renamed SK or Sangguniang Kabataan) generated more excitement and dynamism in the localities as compared to the elections for the Barangay...
How not to elect 4D barangay officials
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Four D barangay candidates: "Dirty, Dangerous, Deceptive and Degrading" candidates, especially the drug-linked ''trapos'' should be rejected.
Diplomats and other aliens as "persona non grata"
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The declaration by the Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry of our Ambassador Renato Villa as ''persona non grata'' and the action ordering him to leave Kuwait within one week is, notwithstanding our arguments to the contrary,...
If China is a friend, we don't need enemies
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am
China is in bad faith, treating us with insult and condescension.
How to cope with "tokhang" in contractualization
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The role of management lawyers like this writer is not to fight government but defend the rights and interests of clients within the framework of law and business ethics.
More contractuals and casuals in the government
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 4, 2018 - 6:42pm
The president should also sign another executive order abolishing casual employment in the government.
The perils of over-promising and hazy commitments
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 3, 2018 - 12:00am
As I see it, contractualization will never be, and should never be abolished.
It is not easy to be the president of 110 million people
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 1, 2018 - 9:52pm
Yesterday's Labor Day celebration was marked by protests against the president for his failure to sign the executive order on contractualization.
Reflectionson Labor Day: Labor pains and gains
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - May 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Today, the labor sector, spearheaded by unions is poised to stage massive demonstrations and other forms of concerted actions.
Remembering labor's struggles and DOLE's roles
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - April 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Tomorrow will be a big day for labor, management, and government as well. Around the world, all workers will celebrate Labor Day.
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