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Incompetence and irregularity in passport making
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - January 21, 2019 - 12:00am
The current uproar on the possible violations of the Data Privacy Act resulting from the outsourced passport-making firm’s alleged refusal to return the highly-confidential and sensitive data and documents...
The killings of mayors, vice mayors, and mayoralty bets
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - January 19, 2019 - 12:00am
The killing of party-list representative Rodel Batocabe two days before Christmas is a bad omen indicating high probability that the coming May mid-term elections may be one of the bloodiest in Philippine histo...
Why would government talk to the reds again?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - January 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Is this a sign of weakness or capitulation, an implied admission that the Reds are gaining headway in their armed struggle? Is this due to any pressure from China or push from Russia? Just asking.
Fundamentals of financial literacy for OFWS
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - January 12, 2019 - 12:00am
The greatest tragedy that could befall a Filipino migrant worker is to have worked for 30 years and then come home to a broken marriage, a shattered family, and zero money to pay for medical and other basic needs...
After the holidays, Filipinos are in debts
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - January 10, 2019 - 12:00am
One of the downsides of the long Philippine holiday season is the Filipino culture of overspending and overuse of credit cards to splurge during the Christmas celebration. After the holidays, the usual Filipinos...
How do our churches secure parishioners from terrorism?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - January 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Today, five million Catholics will troop to the Quiapo Church for the Black Nazarene “Traslacion.” What if the terrorists should attack? How about the Sinulog in Cebu? How does the Church prepare for...
Four national government priorities for 2019
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - January 6, 2019 - 12:00am
There are four very compelling imperatives for the Philippine national government to focus on this year: First, the economy; second, peace and order (including crimes and national security); third, disaster preparedness;...
Deaths, disasters, devastation in 2019
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - January 3, 2019 - 12:00am
We do not aspire to become like a prophet of doom, much less a bearer of bad news.
The continuing relevance of Dr. Jose P. Rizal
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Dr. Jose Protacio Rizal Mercado y Realonda remains very relevant today in this age of the millennials because the young need a model for total personality development, an icon for excellence in both science and art,...
Condemning abortion: The slaying of the innocents
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Today, the Church observes the solemnity of the Holy Innocents Day based on the Gospel of Saint Matthew, Chapter 2, Verse 16.
Don’t make your Christmas too stressful
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 22, 2018 - 12:00am
You have only yourselves to blame, and no one else, if your Christmas season is full of stress, tension, pressure, and even conflict.
Beware of the four causes of “Crisis-mas”
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 19, 2018 - 12:00am
There are three things that can turn the Christmas celebration into a major crisis. First, an accident caused by fire, firecrackers, stray bullets, traffic, vehicular accidents, and crimes.
The importance of returning the Balangiga bells
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 16, 2018 - 12:00am
What matters most to us, Filipinos, is not really the material value of the bells that were taken from us 117 years ago.
Beware of politicians giving gifts
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 13, 2018 - 12:00am
“Beware of the man bearing gifts and invoking flattering words.”
Giving gifts to those who can not give in return
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 12, 2018 - 12:00am
One of the true marks of being a genuine Christian is when we give gifts to people who cannot afford to give us anything in return.
Acquittal does not necessarily mean that one is innocent
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 10, 2018 - 12:00am
The split decision (three for acquittal and two for conviction) by the Sandiganbayan, on the plunder charge against former senator Ramon “Bongbong” Revilla Jr., with all due respect, raises more questions...
The philosophy and protocol of Christmas gift giving
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 9, 2018 - 2:07am
This coming Christmas Day and thereabout, the question of giving Christmas gifts come to fore.
How can there be peace if there is no social justice?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 7, 2018 - 12:00am
This coming Christmas, perhaps the most compelling among the peoples’ aspirations is peace.
Voluntary arbitrators
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 6, 2018 - 12:00am
“Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called children of God.”
How do you solve a problem like Manila?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Manila, with all due respect to its historic glory, is now the perfect example of how not to plan, manage, and lead a modern metropolis.
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