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Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez
Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez
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Why do many fear the Tulfos?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Image projects some illusion.
Vice Mayor Rama lovey dovey with Mayor Labella
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 5, 2019 - 12:00am
In one very precious moment (and I thank the Lord for the seeming harmony between my two friends in the city hall) on Bonifacio Day last week in the Quest Hotel, I found myself in the middle of two iconic politicians:...
Finally, it's December, the winter of discontent
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 1, 2019 - 12:00am
I can smell Christmas but will it be merry at all? I have my doubts. Signs aren’t promising.
Gat Andres Bonifacio deserves equal billing with Rizal
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Today is the 156th birth anniversary of one of the finest Filipinos who ever lived, the orphaned labor leader, from Tondo, Manila, hero of the working class, warrior, revolutionary, and action man, Gat Andres Bonifacio,...
We can't blame the government all the time
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 27, 2019 - 12:00am
We cannot go on living each day of our lives blaming the government for every problem and difficulty.
Congress: The peoples' most expensive, heavy burden
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 24, 2019 - 12:00am
It’s the mission of the legislature to establish the policy framework for economic development, political stability, social cohesiveness, and harmony.
Sinulog should not be marred by politics
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
In the Philippines, politics is like salt and sugar. It has become an ingredient of every plan, decision, organization, and action.
Suroy suroy is an excellent program
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 22, 2019 - 12:00am
It is becoming more and more difficult to find one who can beat the incumbent governor of Cebu.
Let there be spaces in your togetherness
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Here we are, still marooned in the amazing array of islands, nestled in a far-away valley, embraced by the feet of two mountains that look like the miniatures of Mayor Volcanoes.
Why is DOLE still using a martial law labor code?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 20, 2019 - 12:00am
How can this nation move forward when the legal framework of labor laws and regulations is vintage 1974?
The groom's father's wedding speech
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 17, 2019 - 12:00am
As head of our family and father of the groom, Jeremiah, I have the honor and pleasure to speak on my third son's wedding to a very pretty girl, Lara, who is both beautiful outside and in.
The marriage is more important than the wedding
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 16, 2019 - 12:00am
My parents were penniless when they got married in 1949 in the old San Nicolas Church.
Just arrived from Europe, now off to Palawan
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 15, 2019 - 12:00am
We are still on jet lag from that very hectic 25-day travel to 17 European countries on a religious pilgrimage.
The easiest thing to do is to criticize
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 14, 2019 - 12:00am
There are two kinds of people in this world, the ones who construct concrete things and those who destroy them, the ones who make things happen, and those who seek to undermine all the achievements, those who build...
Are there ethics and protocols for radio and TV commentators?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 13, 2019 - 12:00am
If we listen to, and believe in, the avalanche of attacks against the president in particular and the government in general, we would perhaps conclude that our head of state and head of government is the worst in...
Who among Cebu solons would deny having pork barrel in 2020?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 9, 2019 - 12:00am
A good number of Cebuanos know that pork barrel is a figure of speech, borrowed from the US Congress, to represent how legislators, whose job is just to make laws, are instead dipping their hands into the executive...
One small, poor nation with 22 deputy speakers
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Should we rejoice or lament that, at least, the Philippines has another feather in its cap, a rare distinction. It is one of a kind, a “sui generis” in the language of lawyers.
Filipinos should uplift their purposes and paradigms
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 7, 2019 - 12:00am
While other countries are looking at strategic and long-range purposes, the Filipinos sadly remain myopic, distracted, lacking in a sense of loftier purposes.
Resignation was Rama’s most honorable option
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 6, 2019 - 12:00am
The resignation by Vice Mayor Mike Rama from the Sinulog Foundation Inc. was the only honorable option left to him, after the mayor's boys pushed him to cross the Rubicon.
How to answer Bar questions effectively
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Today is the first Sunday of this year’s Bar examinations. Last year, only 22% passed. Most of the flunkers were repeaters and most of the passers were first timers. What are the proximate causes of failu...
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