The future of Cebu politics: Duke, Samsam, Gungun
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - December 12, 2019 - 12:00am
The next few years in Cebu will be dominated by only three big names; Duke, Samsam, and Gungun.
Excellence in sports, mediocrity in academics
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Are our students, teachers, and school administrators spending more time, efforts and money in the gymnasium and shying away from the school libraries, laboratories, and classrooms?
10 reasons why the Labor Code should be amended
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - December 10, 2019 - 12:00am
I was invited by DOLE to the department's anniversary falling on Immaculate Conception. This is my message to my good friend, Secretary Bebot Bello.
The 10 Commandments on Christmas gift-giving
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - December 9, 2019 - 12:00am
The original meaning of gift-giving shown by the three kings is lost.
The saga of Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, and Nagasaki
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Today, the Catholic world celebrates the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.
There are no more Labor experts in Congress
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Unlike during the Marcos regime, Labor is not in the top five priorities of this administration.
Why do many fear the Tulfos?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Image projects some illusion.
Vice Mayor Rama lovey dovey with Mayor Labella
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 5, 2019 - 12:00am
In one very precious moment (and I thank the Lord for the seeming harmony between my two friends in the city hall) on Bonifacio Day last week in the Quest Hotel, I found myself in the middle of two iconic politicians:...
Christmas parties 101
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - December 4, 2019 - 12:00am
The party days are here again.
Justice too much delayed in the Maguindanao massacre
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Ten years is too long. To my mind, as a lawyer and a citizen, justice delayed is worse than plain injustice.
Don't be bullied by Tulfo, nor hoodwinked by Quiboloy
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - December 2, 2019 - 12:00am
The time has come for us to stand up to big bullies and false prophets. In today's world, there are too many modern scribes, Pharisees, so-called messengers of God, and fake pretenders masquerading as protectors...
Finally, it's December, the winter of discontent
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - December 1, 2019 - 12:00am
I can smell Christmas but will it be merry at all? I have my doubts. Signs aren’t promising.
Gat Andres Bonifacio deserves equal billing with Rizal
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 30, 2019 - 12:00am
Today is the 156th birth anniversary of one of the finest Filipinos who ever lived, the orphaned labor leader, from Tondo, Manila, hero of the working class, warrior, revolutionary, and action man, Gat Andres Bonifacio,...
Is Bonifacio a better hero than Jose Rizal?
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - November 29, 2019 - 12:00am
Tomorrow is the 146th birth anniversary of Gat Andres Bonifacio, founder and Supremo of the Katipunan and the prime mover of the revolution against Spain's 377 years of subjugating our country and people.
Too much freedom and human rights; too little discipline
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - November 28, 2019 - 12:00am
The immortal words of the late Singaporean prime minister, Lee Kuan Hew still haunts me to this day: You, Filipinos, what you really need is more discipline not more human rights.
We can't blame the government all the time
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 27, 2019 - 12:00am
We cannot go on living each day of our lives blaming the government for every problem and difficulty.
Let’s stop sending maids abroad
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - November 26, 2019 - 12:00am
One very serious social issue that burdens our national conscience involves more than one million Filipino women who work as domestics in over 20 countries mostly in the Middle East.
Ten questions for the 11 congressmen from Cebu
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - November 25, 2019 - 12:00am
We have one deputy speaker, and ten other members of the House.
Congress: The peoples' most expensive, heavy burden
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 24, 2019 - 12:00am
It’s the mission of the legislature to establish the policy framework for economic development, political stability, social cohesiveness, and harmony.
Sinulog should not be marred by politics
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - November 23, 2019 - 12:00am
In the Philippines, politics is like salt and sugar. It has become an ingredient of every plan, decision, organization, and action.
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