WHAT MATTERS MOST
What the president should tell the people during the SONA
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - July 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Today, Senator Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao defends his world welterweight title against an undefeated and much younger foe, 30-year-old Keith Thurman, in Las Vegas. Will it be good news for him? Or will Thurman finally...
Isko Moreno should be the model of all city mayors
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - July 20, 2019 - 12:00am
If Isko Moreno can do it in Manila, why not all the other city mayors all over the country? In just a few days, the young man from Tondo, who rose to be the chief executive of the premier city of Manila, made some...
The HR diamond and the need for organizational justice
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 19, 2019 - 12:00am
Today is the last day of the three-day annual convention of the whole country's more than 2,000 HR executives and managers in the Waterfront Hotel Lahug.
HR people are world saviors
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 18, 2019 - 12:00am
We are living in perilous times and in a wounded world.
National convention of nation's HR managers in Cebu
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - July 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Today, in the Waterfront Hotel Lahug, some 2,000 members of the PMAP or People Management Association of the Philippines convene in the hotel's Grand Ballroom as the association opens its 56th annual conference....
Is government killing the goose that lays the golden eggs?
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - July 16, 2019 - 12:00am
Tomorrow, in the 56th national convention of all the country's HR professionals, in Waterfront Lahug, this writer has been asked to speak on how business is helping or hurting the economy.
Is government helping or hurting business?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - July 15, 2019 - 12:00am
This week, about 2,000 HR executives and managers shall convene in Waterfront Lahug for our three-day 56th Annual Convention.
What makes the president still very popular?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 14, 2019 - 12:00am
The International Human Rights community continues its attacks against President Duterte's relentless war against drugs.
The Magellan Formula: 15 months for Cayetano, 21 for Velasco
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Since the speakership of the House has been settled, the anointed ones should start formulating the legislative agenda for the next three years.
Can a politician really remain totally honest?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 12, 2019 - 12:00am
I was quite dumbfounded when I heard Congressman Alan Peter Cayetano saying: “I don't blame Congressman Alan Lord Velasco telling lies about term-sharing, because politicians really lie, but not if he lies...
Political debts and good governance
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Every elected public official usually lives two different lives - one as true public official mandated to enforce the law, and another as a politician, sworn to please his followers.
Good manners 101 in LGU transitions
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Our public officials are not just instruments in the performance of public functions.
When arrogance is aggravated by vindictiveness
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - July 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Public officials can never become true public servants if they are infected with the cancer of arrogance exacerbated by an acute gangrene of vindictiveness.
New officials’ temptations to act with arrogance
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - July 8, 2019 - 12:00am
There is a grave and imminent danger for new officials to fall into the trap of doing precisely what they criticized their defeated predecessors for.
Should a sitting justice be publicly espousing on political issues?
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - July 7, 2019 - 12:00am
It’s only right that Justice Antonio Carpio inhibit himself from hearing the petition for a writ involving the West Philippine Sea. He has already spoken against the official position of the government and...
How to resolve the nasty fight for Speaker of the House?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - July 6, 2019 - 12:00am
In the dirty game of traditional politics, big money can buy big power, and bigger power can produce bigger money. Those who profess not to know this are either lying or are just plain stupid. And those who still...
Evaluating presidential performance: The good, the bad and the ugly
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - July 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Today is the midpoint between 2016 when a provinciano from Davao, Mayor Rodrigo Roa Duterte, ascended to Malacañan and June 2022, when he is scheduled to descend from the palace, perhaps to be replaced by...
The Phl-US love-hate affair and China’s cruel seductions
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - July 4, 2019 - 12:00am
If you allow this writer a little attempt at analogy, simile perhaps with a little sprinkling of hyperbole, in the field of foreign relations, then I will oblige.
Separation of powers: Executive, Legislative, and Judiciary
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - July 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Sometimes the most innocent children just, out of the blue, ask the most difficult questions and then make us think of the most fundamental things.
The new team in City Hall, potentials and prospects
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - July 2, 2019 - 12:00am
I am crossing my fingers that the new boys in the block are going to do more and better than their predecessors.
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