Atty. Josephus Jimenez
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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.
What are university administrators doing to secure their students?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Security is now a top concern for all university and college administrators.
Beware: Terrorists are on the loose
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 7, 2019 - 12:00am
The number one threat today, aside from natural calamities, which we cannot prevent, is the looming upsurge of terroristic activities perpetrated by the global terrorists Jemaah Islamiya and our internal rebels led...
The top enemies of the people: Miners, loggers, etc.
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 5, 2019 - 12:00am
The proximate causes of natural disasters, like typhoons, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and the like are those who unabatedly and shamelessly destroy nature in the name of insatiable greed.
The Philippines’ strategic imperatives for 2019
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - January 1, 2019 - 12:00am
Looking at the horizons for 2019, there are four strategies that the government should focus on to make this year a better one for Filipinos.
What does 2019 hold for us, Filipinos?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 31, 2018 - 12:00am
Today is the last day of a very eventful year. Tomorrow is another year, and we do look forward to some things that could usher hopes for the Philippines and betterment for Filipinos.
2018 was not really a bad year after all
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Now that 2018 is about to end, it’s important to take stock of all that happened, both good and bad.
Bullying and hazing in elite schools
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Violence among students, to a certain extent, is but a reflection of the endemic violence in the larger society.
Christmas wishes for a nation in VUCAFIDS
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Aside from our personal prayers for good health, peace in the family, and enough resources for our needs, we also pray for our nation which is facing an era of VUCAFIDS; volatility, unpredictability, complexity,...
Married 40 years, and going stronger
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Today is my 40th wedding anniversary. People call it Ruby and often say we should be celebrating this milestone wearing red flaming clothes, toasting with red wine, and celebrating with guests in some five-star hotel....
Too much ado about the Miss Universe
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Why are beauty contests, like boxing championships and basketball tournaments, a very big deal to the Filipinos? The Americans, the Europeans, and the other Asians do not really give too much attention to these...
13 things to know about 13th month pay
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 20, 2018 - 12:00am
First of all, the Philippines is the only country in the whole world that grants 13th month pay to all its qualified employees.
The shamelessness of pork barrel trapos
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 17, 2018 - 12:00am
At a time when millions of Filipinos are suffering from hunger, poverty, and homelessness, some of the elected representatives of the people have been reported to have surreptitiously allocated some pork barrel to...
The government should focus on unemployment
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Vividly, I now recall the nuggets of wisdom left to us in the Department of Labor and Employment by the greatest Labor Secretary the country ever had, Blas Fajardo Ople, the one and only BFO, whom we can also call...
Good manners and social graces in gift giving and receiving
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The kind of person a gift giver or receiver is can be gauged by the manner which he or she gives and receives gifts.
Immaculate Conception and the separation of Church and State
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Today is the Roman Catholics’ feast of the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.
Too much human rights, too little discipline
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 4, 2018 - 12:00am
It was the late Lee Kuan Yew, great founder and leader of Singapore, the strongest economy in ASEAN, who told President Marcos in the ‘70s that what the Filipinos need is not more human rights, but more national...
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