WHAT MATTERS MOST
Cebu City, the original and only true Queen City of the South
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - February 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Today, the queen is celebrating its 83rd anniversary as a chartered city, thanks to the great Don Vicente Rama who authored Commonwealth Act 58 (House Bill 1428), signed into law on February 24, 1937, nine years...
Don Vicente Rama’s life, struggles, pains, and victories
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - February 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Cebu City is celebrating its 83rd charter anniversary this Monday.
Millennials are leading Dumanjug's development
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - February 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Dumanjug Mayor Gungun Gica and Vice Mayor Wado Gica are not only young, dynamic, and very passionate millennials.
Dumanjug: The precious jewel of southern Cebu
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - February 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Dumanjug is the most promising town in the seventh district located in southwestern Cebu.
Coming home to Dumanjug, my second hometown
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - February 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Tomorrow, I am coming home to my late father's town, Dumanjug, some 74 kilometers south of Cebu City.
Cebu second and seventh districts: Left behind in development
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Forgotten by national officials, and perhaps not given enough attention by the provincial government, the two southernmost congressional districts suffer in comparison to all the other five.
Abrogating the VFA, a good gambit with wrong timing
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - February 16, 2020 - 12:00am
While we support the president on the eventual abrogation of a bilateral covenant that does not promote our national interests, like the Visiting Forces Agreement, we express disagreement on the timing of such a...
Love without marriage, marriage without love
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - February 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Love and marriage do not always go together. As postscript to Valentine’s Day, we were told that yesterday, some husbands brought their wives to five-star candlelight dinners, complete with caviar and cha...
Without respect and trust, there is no genuine love
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - February 14, 2020 - 12:00am
On this day of love, let me share with you my reflections on respect and trust, without which there can be no genuine love.
The excessive commercialization of love
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - February 13, 2020 - 12:00am
Love is a big business. Brisk sales of perfumes, jewelry, branded bags, and fully-booked motels.
More of the world's most luxurious weddings
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - February 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Weddings are often held as a platform to display wealth. While more than half of the world's people are suffering due to hunger, disease, and wars, some of the super-rich royalties, business taipans, moguls, and...
The world’s most luxurious weddings
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 11, 2020 - 12:00am
As a prelude to Valentine’s Day, it is timely to discuss weddings, although weddings and love do not necessarily go together.
Democrats gearing up to defeat Donald Trump
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - February 10, 2020 - 12:00am
My latest survey among the Filipino communities in the US tells me that there is a strong possibility that the Democrats can beat Donald Trump in November.
“Acquitted” doesn’t mean that Trump was innocent
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - February 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Acquittal, in the context of US politics and the recently concluded charade called impeachment, simply means that the Republicans have the numbers.
The Philippines' wealthiest persons and families
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - February 7, 2020 - 12:00am
It has been said that the Philippines is an immensely rich country pretending to be poor, or a nation with so many rich resources but with too many poor people.
Bong Go, Bato and Pacman: Better executives than legislators?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - February 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Men are of different kinds and of different calibers.
Legislators who don’t make laws, executives who don’t execute
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - February 4, 2020 - 12:00am
The problem in our country is that we keep on paying outrageous salaries to senators and congressmen who have not passed any decent law.
How do the world's ten wealthiest persons think and act?
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - February 3, 2020 - 12:00am
We, the ordinary mortals, who spend like rich people during Christmas, and then become debt-riddled in January, should reflect on what unique traits and characters distinguish the truly wealthy ones.
The top Philippine provinces in size, population, and income
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - February 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Many people from Cebu prefer being called Cebuanos rather than Visayans.
Judges should never delay a man for money or for malice
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - January 31, 2020 - 12:00am
Why does a litigant have to wait for ten or even twenty years to have justice done to him or to his adversary?
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