Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez
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What if a vessel hits the Mactan bridges?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - April 8, 2024 - 12:00am
I am not a prophet of doom and I hate to be a bearer of stark prophecies.
Balancing between development and environment
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - April 2, 2024 - 12:00am
There is a need to elevate the quality of debates and arguments on the current hullabaloo, relative to the Chocolate Hills and the proposed new Cebu Capitol Building in Balamban to the level of philosophy or, at...
The true meaning of Easter to the Philippines
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 31, 2024 - 12:00am
More than any time in recent history, the Philippines needs an Easter which is not only for one day but a resurrection for a long, long time, if not forever.
Asia's 15 most powerful countries in 2024
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 25, 2024 - 12:00am
Alvin Toffler, a genius writer in the 1970's, wrote three volumes of masterpieces:
Pastor Quiboloy and the separation between church and state
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 11, 2024 - 12:00am
The Philippine Constitution provides: "The separation between Church and State shall be inviolable.
1987 Charter the best among the Philippine constitutions
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 4, 2024 - 12:00am
Many of the young and a good number of older but uncaring Filipinos might not have known that in our history as a nation and as a people, we have had not just one but nine Constitutions so far.
Behold the Ides of March, beware
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 1, 2024 - 12:00am
Suddenly, it is March. I am forewarning those in power, from presidents to the lowest village functionaries.
San Miguel can run NAIA better than the government
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - February 28, 2024 - 12:00am
Having worked for San Miguel, Petron, and Pepsi-Cola for a combined tenure of 28 years, and having also worked for the government for 27 years, I can be a resource person to testify to the thesis that the private...
The 12 best US presidents
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - February 19, 2024 - 12:00am
The other day, we shared with you the US Press Staff assessment of the 10 worst American residents which are, in descending order: James Buchanan, 1857-61; Donald Trump, 2017-21; Andrew Jackson, 1865-69; Franklin...
A brief treatise on presidential immunity
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - February 18, 2024 - 12:00am
Some political underlings of the House speaker have made some insinuations that when former President Rodrigo Duterte proposed that Mindanao should secede from the Philippines he was committing a felony and that...
Donald Trump, the most indicted president in US history
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - February 16, 2024 - 12:00am
There have been 46 American presidents so far since George Washington was elected and assumed office on April 30, 1789 up to January 20, 2021 when Joe Biden, the 46th US president assumed office.
What they didn't tell you about Labor Law 101
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - February 2, 2024 - 12:00am
Many of our workers and even their employers do not know the fundamentals of labor laws. When the late secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment, the Father of the Labor Code, Blas F. Ople, or BFO, presented...
The immense values of class and family reunions
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 10, 2023 - 12:00am
There is something of great value in meeting close friends, relatives, and classmates we haven’t seen in many decades.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: America's revenge for Pearl Harbor
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 8, 2023 - 12:00am
Today is Immaculate Conception day, but in America this was a day of infamy.
Are workers entitled to both 13th month pay and Christmas bonus?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 6, 2023 - 12:00am
Now that it’s bonus time of the year, many employers and employees are confused about the two terms: Christmas bonus and thirteenth month pay.
The Marcos-Romualdez zarzuela and the Sara-Imee telenovela
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 26, 2023 - 12:00am
These traditional politicians may be deluding themselves into imagining that trapos like them can fool all the people all the time.
Is the speaker a vindictive trapo?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 20, 2023 - 12:00am
The way the House leadership of Speaker Ferdinand Martin Romualdez is marginalizing former president and former Speaker GMA is a palpable evidence showing the streak of vindictiveness in the blood of the president's...
The bonds that intertwine the Laurels and Marcoses
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 12, 2023 - 12:00am
The appointment of Francisco Tiu Laurel Jr. as Agriculture secretary didn’t happen as an impulsive or reckless happenstance.
The Republicans' attempt to impeach Biden
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 6, 2023 - 12:00am
The Republican majority in the US House of Representatives have started the constitutional processes for the GOP's attempts to embarrass, and perhaps oust the sitting president of the USA and to undermine his declared...
Memories for the dead, politics for the living
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 2, 2023 - 12:00am
There should be no more politics after death. Both Ninoy Aquino and Ferdinand Marcos Sr. are long gone into the Great Beyond.
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