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...
The Villars' alleged conflicts of interest
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - February 15, 2019 - 12:00am
I have the highest admiration for the Villars and the great business empire that they have built in real estate and related enterprises.
And the greatest of them all is love
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - February 14, 2019 - 12:00am
Today, Valentine's Day, the day of love and lovers, when the ones who love and those who are beloved do celebrate their love in wine, music and lovemaking, I have chosen to write no longer about politics, nor about...
The importance of presidential endorsements
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - February 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Whether you are pro- or anti-Duterte, you should open your eyes to the realpolitik, the plain and unadorned realities on the ground.
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.
Only fools believe in poll surveys
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - February 10, 2019 - 12:00am
If majority of Filipinos believe the results of Pulse Asia and Social Weather Station, I am one of the non-conformists.
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 University of the Visayas' “Gahom 100”
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - February 8, 2019 - 12:00am
"Gahom 100" means Grand Alumni Homecoming of the University of the Visayas' 100th anniversary.
The intricate art and science of managing family corporations
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - February 7, 2019 - 12:00am
There have been a lot of examples about the so-called third generation jinx, others call it the third generation curse.
Memo to the third generation of Gullases
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - February 6, 2019 - 12:00am
We do want Sir Eddie and Sir Dodong to stay and manage UV forever.
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,...
Eight principles making the Gullases truly outstanding
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - February 4, 2019 - 12:00am
If there is an award for a family that genuinely exemplifies the values, virtues, and core principles of outstanding Filipinos, I would be very honored to nominate the combined families of Atty. Eduardo R. Gullas,...
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.
Atty. Eduardo R. Gullas; Cebu's most eminent political leader
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - February 1, 2019 - 12:00am
His is known as Eddie Gul, beloved by the people, respected by other honest officials, envied by his enemies, adored by his family, and valued by the UV alumni as a true icon of greatness, a living exemplification...
UV alumni: Gullases’ tremendous contributions to nation-building
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - January 31, 2019 - 12:00am
Unlike other institutions which build their philosophy on the pursuit of wealth and power, prestige and popularity, University of the Visayas is a low-key institution of learning, whose success is measured on the...
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...
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