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Too much pork barrel in the Year of the Pig
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 18, 2019 - 12:00am
In the Year of the Pig, Congress finally approved the national budget last week. Senator Panfilo Lacson, our lonesome Don Quixote de la Mancha in the Senate, continues to allege that the budget carries with it a...
The callous shamelessness of political dynasties
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 16, 2019 - 12:00am
What makes members of the same families run over and over again, as if there is no other qualified candidate? What drives families to monopolize political power and control the government? If you tell me that it...
President Duterte’s Three Musketeers: Bong, Bato, and Tol
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 12, 2019 - 12:00am
In the upcoming senatorial elections, many are claiming to be the president's men. President Duterte, being the consummate politician, has raised the hands of too many hopefuls.
Bong Go: The virtual clone of President Duterte
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 11, 2019 - 12:00am
There is only one person who can go in and out the inner sanctum of the president, aside from Honeylet Avanceña, and that is Bong Go.
Cebu’s first university: UV, a strong pillar in nation-building
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 9, 2019 - 12:00am
UV is not a business corporation. It is the haven for learning that nurtures and develops future leaders and public servants.
The challenges facing the third generation of the Gullases
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 5, 2019 - 12:00am
It is a hard act to follow. I refer to the totality of the many outstanding achievements of UV chairman and president Eduardo Gullas, with his firm but gentle leadership, his perspectives on policies and strategies,...
The 12 core values that make UV distinctively excellent
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 3, 2019 - 12:00am
In its 100th-year anniversary, the University of the Visayas stands strong, proud, and happy for what it has accomplished since 1919 when it started as the Visayan Institute with only 37 students.
A tale of two families: The Gullases and the Aznars
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Charles Dickens wrote a masterpiece historical novel, “A Tale of Two Cities,” which essayed the two sides of one reality.
Why thousands of students love to study in UV
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 30, 2019 - 12:00am
This year, our beloved institution celebrates its 100th anniversary. What are the factors that made UV the preferred school, after it survived wars, upheavals and disasters?
The billionaires' impact on the nation and people
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 29, 2019 - 12:00am
The passing of Henry Sy Sr. last week brought back to mind once again the Chinese domination of Philippine economy.
How much do taxpayers pay for the senators' services?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 28, 2019 - 12:00am
The Philippine STAR published six days ago, in the interest of accountability and transparency, how much all the Filipino taxpayers had to shell out to fund the 24 senators, in the performance of their legislative...
Dr. Jose “Dodong” Gullas: Titan of Education, Journalism, and Music
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 26, 2019 - 12:00am
During the year-long centennial celebration of the University of the Visayas, it is timely to focus on the great UV administrator who really focuses on day-to-day decisions and runs university operations, Dr. Jose...
The Gullas Family, builders of UV, my beloved alma mater
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 25, 2019 - 12:00am
This year, the University of the Visayas, founded by the great Don Vicente A. Gullas, is celebrating its 100th anniversary.
How to choose good senatorial candidates
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 23, 2019 - 12:00am
Voting for a senator is like selecting from among many job applicants the most competent in terms of work knowledge, skills, attitude, and positive habits.
UV: 100 years as haven for life’s wisdom
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 23, 2019 - 12:00am
To gauge the greatness of an educational institution, it is not enough that we look at the modern buildings and world-class facilities, as well as latest technology.
Filipinos still do not know how to choose good senators
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Filipinos are still politically immature, clueless, and ignoramuses (pardon the irreverence), when it comes to choosing political leaders.
The paradox of presidential popularity
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 15, 2019 - 12:00am
Many are surprised by the latest Pulse Asia survey showing a very high approval and trust rating of President Duterte despite his abrasive, confrontational, and antagonistic diatribes against the Church, human rights...
What’s the deeper meaning of the “tempest” on the budget?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Those who are wise enough to discern the patterns of Philippine politics, and perhaps understand the dynamics between power play and money-induced uproars in the rough-and-tumble game of politics would readily appreciate...
In defense of Secretary Silvestre Bello III
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
The honorable secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment, Silvestre Bello III, is one of the most competent and honest public officials we have under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte.
For Filipinos: Financial Literacy 101
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 11, 2019 - 12:00am
My friends and associates always ask me how I managed to transform my life from an existence of financial dependence on loan sharks and usurers to that of a financially independent person.
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