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Let’s make positive things happen in these negative times
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - April 4, 2020 - 12:00am
In these dark times, of gloom and doom, when we hear a lot of complaints, bashing, and “laglagan to the bones” I don’t wish to join the fray and be drawn into pessimism and negativity.
The nation needs another Tres de Abril
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - April 3, 2020 - 12:00am
If Bataan has its Death March, and Caloocan has its Pugad Lawin, while Bulacan has its Malolos and Biak-na-Bato, and the Cordilleras has its Tirad Pass, then we, Cebuanos, have our Tres de Abril.
How to stay positive during negative times
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - April 2, 2020 - 12:00am
In the face of a serious crisis like this COVID malady, we have two options really: one is to join the multitude of prophets of doom, gloom and purveyors of bashing and destructive criticisms, or to choose to focus...
April's Fools’ Day at a time of crisis
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - April 1, 2020 - 12:00am
I'm not sure if people worldwide are in the mood to play practical jokes today, in the face of too many deaths and an air of anxiety during this global pestilence.
A fast, decisive and action-oriented governor
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 31, 2020 - 12:00am
I did not vote for Governor Gwendolyn Garcia last elections (I am a registered oversea voter as a former diplomat).
With this coronavirus, is the world about to end?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 29, 2020 - 12:00am
I don’t like to sound like a prophet of doom, but I read the Book of Zechariah and the Book of Ezekiel and both have predicted, or shall I say, prophesied this pestilence and also the Book of Revelation on...
The difference between senators Koko and Migz
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 28, 2020 - 12:00am
There are many things in common between Koko and Migz, the two Cebuano-speaking senators, but the COVID-19 crisis revealed last week, as we all witnessed, that there are also many things different between them.
When in lockdown, write your autobiography
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 27, 2020 - 12:00am
In times of compulsory quarantine, when you need to stay at home, and perhaps feel alone, as all the children have families of their own, it’s time to write your own narratives. This is your own account of...
When in quarantine, write your last will and testament
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 26, 2020 - 12:00am
You can write it on a piece of yellow pad, bond paper or a notebook, or even in a scrap book.
''The worst of times, the best of times''
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 25, 2020 - 12:00am
The first line of Charles Dickens’ immortal novel "A Tale of Two Cities" reads: "These are the best of times and the worst of times, a time of wisdom and a time of foolishness” and so on and so forth....
Saving the nation from a pandemic virus
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Those who keep on spreading fake news and posting very negative criticism in social media against the president and the government should realize that not only are they not helping solve the problem, they are becoming...
Time to repent and abandon our evil ways
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 23, 2020 - 12:00am
This is not a time to blame each other, much less the president or the government.
Let government show compassion to JO workers
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Considering that the government keeps on reminding private sector employers to be compassionate with their employees, take care of their health, safety, and welfare, let me ask government a quite unsettling question:...
The virus of injustice and indifference
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Worse than COVID-19 are the viruses of social injustice and the indifference of the rich and the powerful over the sad plight of the poor and powerless.
Time for us to contemplate and pray
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 20, 2020 - 12:00am
God, in his mysterious ways, did not create the coronavirus, but he allows it in order to put all things in order, and to give people time to contemplate and pray.
To be 70 but feel 17 again
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Today is the birthday of Archbishop Jose Palma. He is 70 years old. It also happens, by coincidence, to be my birthday.
Can employers fire employees infected with COVID-19?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 18, 2020 - 12:00am
The answer is yes, of course, but firing is not the politically appropriate word.
Illegally dismissed OFWs are entitled to full backwages
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 16, 2020 - 12:00am
If you are an OFW or you have a relative who had been deployed abroad, and was dismissed prior to the expiration of your contract, (due to no fault on your part), don't just cry and bear it.
The meaning of full protection to labor
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 14, 2020 - 12:00am
There is no Department of Management, only a Department of Labor And Employment. Management has all the money and the influence, resources, and the lawyers to defend its rights and interests.
Doing the wrong thing, in the wrong place, at the wrong time, with the wrong partner
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Sex inside the workplace is a wrong thing in the wrong place. If it is done during work hours, that is the wrong time.
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