Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez
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Teamwork between the State and Church
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Today is the twenty-fifth Sunday in ordinary time. As we reflect on the readings today, we come to contemplation on the relationship between the government and the church.
“Noche de Ronda,” the song for my hometown
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - September 14, 2019 - 12:00am
If I sing another song, aside from “Usahay” or “Matod Nila,” or " Isang Saglit" , it would be "Noche De Ronda," which I prefer over " Besame Mucho" or "Adios Mariquita Linda'', my favorite...
The sweetest joys are to freely serve and give
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - September 13, 2019 - 12:00am
I have been away too far and too long that my journey back to my beloved hometown, Ronda, was a landmark in my life.
Finally, here’s to the return of the native
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - September 11, 2019 - 12:00am
What happens when a lawyer from a mountain village in Ronda, who lived in Manila for the last 50 years, and resided in three foreign countries for 10 years, will finally return home and see his old town and kinfolks?...
What should government’s policy be towards business?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - September 6, 2019 - 12:00am
How does the business community look at the attitude of the government? Does the government consider the business sector its enemy or its ally in the socio-economic life of the nation?
Eulogy for a slain Jesuit volunteer in Bukidnon
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - September 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Today, amidst too many evil things that happen in Philippine society, there are still few young Filipinos, some young Catholic idealists who are willing to die to make life happier, gentler and kinder for the poor,...
DOLE may wish to train their labor inspectors well
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - September 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Are inspections designed to destroy businesses? The business community is confused. Is it the purpose of DOLE to “terrorize” and drive away investors? I don't think so. I’m in constant touch with...
How labor migration destroys the Filipino family
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - September 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Which is more important; the billions our economy gets each year or the preservation of Filipino families as the foundation of the nation?
The problems of success and succession
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - September 1, 2019 - 12:00am
It’s quite ironic that at times success is more problematic than failure.
Now that I am already a Rotarian
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 31, 2019 - 12:00am
In the late years of my life on earth, I have discovered the real meaning of living. I have rediscovered my purpose, and thus I have resolved to live a life of service above self, on the basis of Rotary International's...
Will it promote goodwill and friendship?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Some thoughts are the sources of antagonism and confrontations, once they are put into harsh and abrasive words.
We should all stop criticizing and start helping
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 24, 2019 - 12:00am
The easiest thing to do is to criticize, to bash, and to cast aspersion at people and institutions.
Schools, Church, and civil society should help clean city
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 22, 2019 - 12:00am
If the whole city stands up as one and declares war against all forms of dirt, all filth and all garbage, maybe we can have a cleaner city. If all complaints and criticisms are transformed into collective action,...
Did Ninoy Aquino really deserve all the honors?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Pardon my irreverence for asking that question. Today, as we celebrate the 33rd anniversary of the murder of Senator Benigno Aquino Jr., it is apropos to reflect on the character of the man who is considered as a...
Why we need a separate department for OFWS
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Secretaries Salvador Panelo and Bebot Bello need to explain why. But the proper question is why not?
Mayor Labella and Vice Mayor Rama are doing very well
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - August 2, 2019 - 12:00am
There is abundant evidence showing that Cebu City is on the way to regaining its former glory with Mayor Edgardo C. Labella and Vice Mayor Michael L. Rama at the helm.
The next 100 years of the University of the Visayas
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Inasmuch as Don Vicente Gullas and Dona Josefina Gullas planted a good seed, the University of the Visayas, in the fertile grounds of Cebu, it was incumbent upon the three children of the venerable couple to nurture...
UV and The FREEMAN:The Gullases’ gifts to Cebu
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 25, 2019 - 12:00am
If Don Vicente A Gullas and Dona Josefina R Gullas, as well as Don Paulino A Gullas were all alive today, they would have been filled with feelings of joys and satisfaction looking at what both UV and The Freeman...
The HR diamond and the need for organizational justice
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Today is the last day of the three-day annual convention of the whole country's more than 2,000 HR executives and managers in the Waterfront Hotel Lahug.
HR people are world saviors
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 18, 2019 - 12:00am
We are living in perilous times and in a wounded world.
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