Atty. Alex B. Cabrera
Atty. Alex B. Cabrera
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Seasonal bully
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - January 13, 2019 - 12:00am
It’s that time of the year – a time for renewal. Yes, renewal of business permits: with the local government.
Rizal: Return to purpose
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - December 30, 2018 - 12:00am
It’s easier to think of returning our talents a hundredfold if we think we possess only a couple of talents.
All I want for Christmas is – my country
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - December 23, 2018 - 12:00am
It may be commonplace to us, but it’s golden to those separated for the rest of the year, or separated for two years in a row, to get back together as a family, at least during weeks leading to Christmas....
Family business: The undisrupted
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - December 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Success in family business does not compensate for failure at home, and the latter will eventually make the former crumble.
Snatching from the taxman
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - November 25, 2018 - 12:00am
With the vast powers of the tax authorities to exact compliance, impose loss of sleep through earth-shaking assessments, and make you pay dearly for your actual sins, chances are you will break and they will wi...
Justice delayed: Delay is the strategy
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - November 18, 2018 - 12:00am
“Only in the Philippines” becomes quite unfunny when it refers to a country where criminals are glorified, and the larger the loot, the stronger protection is afforded, so it seems.
Every day is for tomorrow
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - November 4, 2018 - 12:00am
It must be in the still of a Nov. 1 moment during our annual visit that I thought of how time heals anyone and how time ravages everyone.
Getting sick is not a privilege
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - October 21, 2018 - 12:00am
My brother and sister-in-law, both Filipino-Australian citizens, were rudely awakened by doctors and nurses.
The unrevisable truth
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - October 7, 2018 - 12:00am
“They say noisy cans are empty. I hope I am wrong,” remarked my psychology teacher about me on my first day, in my first year of college.
The sins of our past
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - September 16, 2018 - 12:00am
This is not a film review of Goyo: Ang Batang Heneral, which unromanticized the heroic story of the boy-general-romantic.
5 invaluable lessons from Anwar Ibrahim
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
From solitary confinement to keynote speaker. Anwar Ibrahim, in his first speaking engagement since his release from prison, addressed a ballroom filled with CEOs at the Makati Shangri-La.
Poverty of leadership
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - September 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Barely a couple of years ago, a portion of the asphalt overlay peeled off the airport runway at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), causing its immediate closure for about 10 hours to allow for repairs.
TRAIN 2, the kinder
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - August 19, 2018 - 12:00am
I was listening to the conversation between my wife and our trusted household staff about the leftover change from the grocery money.
The circular economy
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - August 5, 2018 - 12:00am
I couldn’t help but feel happy relief when strong rain causes work to be called off, because that meant my evening classes would also be called off.
Surfing on the side of the TRAIN
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - July 15, 2018 - 12:00am
This Sunday, allow me to go back to my bread and butter, and point out or remind everyone of some of the benefits that come with the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law that should be maximize...
Lessons from the ouster of the Chief Justice
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - July 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Is it weariness from politics or the lack of a cause worth fighting for, that there does not seem to be enough outrage from the ouster of our Chief Justice?
Made in China
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - June 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week, the sky seemed unusually clear in Beijing.
Conflict of the interested
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - June 17, 2018 - 12:00am
The rule against conflict of interest for those in government service can be expressed in a simple formula: it should be service to the public, not to oneself or to one’s relatives.
The authority on red tape
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - June 3, 2018 - 12:00am
If red tape is reduced to a minimum, and government applications and processes become efficient, we as consultants/representatives will no longer be needed there.
Temper the TRAIN fare (Part 2)
by Atty. Alex B. Cabrera - May 27, 2018 - 12:00am
We all want our country and our government to succeed.
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