Atty. Josephus Jimenez
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Government's double talk on the environment
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - April 12, 2024 - 12:00am
Most of the senators and congressmen investigating the Chocolate Hills fiasco come from districts with pollution, forest denudation, and the continuing devastation of the natural environment.
Fate for people born in the Year of the Dragon
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 10, 2024 - 12:00am
Allow me to extend my happy fiesta greetings to my hometown, Catmon, Cebu.
Abolish both the Senate and the House
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 3, 2024 - 12:00am
The current hullabaloo between the Senate and the House on an issue which is not urgent, not vital, and not responsive to the real problem of the nation is the best argument that we do not need 24 overpaid, underutilized,...
2024: An election year
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 19, 2024 - 12:00am
This is a very important year.
No love lost between the Marcoses and the Macapagals
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - November 17, 2023 - 12:00am
Well, what is happening to GMA nowadays is not mere coincidence
Why are the Marcos-Duterte approval ratings going down?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - October 15, 2023 - 12:00am
In less than two years in office, after the hype of a new administration that would bring the price of rice to only ?20, the popularity of the president and the vice president is fast deteriorating because of high...
Rediscovering Bohol after 50 years
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - September 22, 2023 - 12:00am
The last time I visited Bohol was exactly fifty years ago when I went to an island called Panggangan off Calape, where my uncle bought a motorboat and we were sailing to Cebu but were caught by strong winds and big...
Limits on legislative powers to declare witnesses in contempt
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - September 1, 2023 - 12:00am
May senators and congressmen detain witnesses indefinitely for contempt?
The critical state  of the nation's education
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - July 15, 2023 - 12:00am
It is very difficult for the president to decide what to tell the people in his SONA about education.
The right to remain silent
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - June 22, 2023 - 12:00am
Silence may save an accused based on reasonable doubt. Too much talkativeness may be a criminal's own undoing. That is why the Constitution safeguards the rights of people under custodial investigation, so that they...
Gibo Teodoro: A breath of fresh air for the nation
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - June 8, 2023 - 12:00am
If there is only one nice thing I can say about this administration, it should be the choice of Gibo Teodoro for the DND portfolio. He is a non-military man who shall be back to his post as secretary of national...
Remembering the 15 illustrious senators from Cebu
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 16, 2023 - 12:00am
Now that there is no single Cebuano in the 24-member Philippine Senate, I feel nostalgic and started going over my research papers on the history of the Philippine Senate.
The importance of being a Cebuano
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 18, 2023 - 12:00am
Many of my friends from Luzon who attended the Sinulog asked me the same question: "Why are you very proud of being a Cebuano, more than you are proud of being a Filipino?" I answered them with a true story.
Christmas history, tradition, and facts
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 14, 2022 - 12:00am
If the Bible is the only genuine source of truth, then December 25 is never mentioned in both the Old Testament and the New Testament.
Why is US President Joe Biden losing popularity?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - November 8, 2022 - 12:00am
Today, millions of Americans in 50 states and many US territories are trooping to the polls for this year's crucial midterm elections.
How can Cebu City become like Singapore?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - October 25, 2022 - 12:00am
The ambition to make Cebu City attain economic growth approximating Singapore is as high as the song "Kapantay ay Langit".
The pains and anguish of a father
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - October 18, 2022 - 12:00am
I am a father of three boys and two girls and I know how a father feels when one of his children gets into trouble with the law.
HR Management 101 in local governments
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - October 11, 2022 - 12:00am
For a huge compensation of P1 a year, one city in the Visayas retains my services as senior HR and political adviser.
Mayor Mike Rama's arguments for local autonomy
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - September 5, 2022 - 12:00am
Last week's hullabaloo about wearing masks highlighted the perennial tug-of-war between central government's inability to let go of their control and domination over the local government's authority to decide for...
The love-hate diplomatic relations between RP and USA
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - August 12, 2022 - 12:00am
Any freshman student of Foreign Relations would easily discern that the quick trip of US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and his hurried visit to Malacañang was an urgent repair job ordered by President...
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