Atty. Josephus Jimenez
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Why create another giant bureaucracy for brain drain?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - March 24, 2021 - 12:00am
The bill creating the Department of Overseas Filipinos had been railroaded in the Lower House without the benefit of an in-depth, intensive and extensive study.
To be 71 and still feel like 17
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - March 19, 2021 - 12:00am
Today is the solemnity of the Feast of St. Joseph.
May employees be legally dismissed due to disease?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - March 18, 2021 - 12:00am
In these times of COVID-19 pandemic, many employees have died or been sick for a long time due to the coronavirus.
President Magsaysay, the youngest and the most beloved president
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - March 17, 2021 - 12:00am
On the 64th anniversary of the death of President Ramon Magsaysay, the nation is being threatened by a political conspiracy, concocted by traditional politicians to hoodwink Filipinos into perpetuating the service...
The early retirement of Chief Justice Diosdado M. Peralta
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - March 11, 2021 - 12:00am
This writer is blessed with the distinct privilege of living in a village where two famous neighbors reside: two Chief Justices of the Supreme Court -- incumbent Chief Justice Diosdado Madarang Peralta, from Ilocos...
Memo to aliens working or enjoying here in the Philippines
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 24, 2021 - 12:00am
It exasperates me as a lawyer handling labor cases and as a professor of Law to know that there are some foreigners here who are managing multinationals and big global companies, with branches based in the Philippines,...
Warning from the world's worst natural disasters in 2020
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 23, 2020 - 12:00am
I do not wish to spoil your Christmas with these very disturbing things. But I need to forewarn you, guys, about the many fearful things to come.
P4.5 trillion national budget: Good news and bad news
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 17, 2020 - 12:00am
The biggest national budget since 1935 is the national appropriation for 2021, which is a whopping figure of P4.5 trillion. The good news is the government's concern for the people. The bad news is the tremendous...
Postscript to Governor Gwen's triumph in Balili
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 16, 2020 - 12:00am
While there had been a lot of media hype in 2012 when the Balili case was filed, the victory of the defense a few days ago when the Sandiganbayan dismissed all the charges against all the accused seems to be swept...
Could it be Sara versus Bongbong or Villar in 2022?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 8, 2020 - 12:00am
What would be the triggering reason, or driving motivation, if you will, for Inday Sara, Bongbong, and Cynthia to run for president in 2022?
Belgica’s list: Who’s naughty or nice?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Congressmen and Congresswomen, you better watch out, you better not pout.
And suddenly, it is December
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Time is too long for those who suffer, too short for those who enjoy.
Who's afraid of Justice Marvic Leonen?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - November 25, 2020 - 12:00am
The student editor of San Beda College Alabang Law Journal asked me to write a legal commentary and I have chosen to publish my manuscript on the excellent nuggets of legal wisdom, emanating from the pen of the second...
The brownout made me see the light
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - November 18, 2020 - 12:00am
It was an irony that the 36-hour Metro Manila brownout due to Typhoon Ulysses last week brought light into some dark sides of my paradigm.
Vice President Kamala Harris' historic achievement
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - November 11, 2020 - 12:00am
The first female vice president of the USA and the first colored person to occupy such a lofty executive leadership position has just made a landmark in US history.
Who, by the way, is Joe Biden?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - November 9, 2020 - 12:00am
There is a lot of speculation on who is the presumptive 46th president of the United States of America.
The final battle between the American blue and red
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - November 2, 2020 - 12:00am
When I was still in the corporate world, whenever we talked of the war between red and blue, we always referred to the raging competition between Coke and Pepsi.
A government of trapos, by trapos and for trapos
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - October 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Except only for a few Don Quixote dela Manchas, this nation is governed by an elite group of trapos, or traditional politicians, whose money, power, influence and ferocity, are, for the longest time in history, until...
Memo to critics who keep on bashing public officials
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - June 3, 2020 - 12:00am
If you have nothing positive to say, and you cannot even help yourself, better shut your mouth and find solutions to feed your family, save them from infection and hunger and follow all the protocols.
Before you fire workers, think of the pains
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - May 7, 2020 - 12:00am
I know that many employers are girding themselves now for multiple options to fire workers, be it by lay-offs, retrenchments, redundancies, early retirement or plain firing.
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