WHAT MATTERS MOST
Teamwork between the State and Church
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - September 22, 2019 - 12:00am
Today is the twenty-fifth Sunday in ordinary time. As we reflect on the readings today, we come to contemplation on the relationship between the government and the church.
Martial Law 47 years ago: The good thing and the bad
by Atty. Joseph Gonzales - September 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Most people, especially the victims of President Ferdinand Marcos' so-called constitutional dictatorship, would remember only the evil things about Martial Law.
Why Filipinos need martial law at times
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - September 20, 2019 - 12:00am
When people are recklessly undisciplined, totally lazy, absolutely lacking in initiative and persistently refuse to work hard, there is a need for discipline.
If government doesn’t stop micro-managing business
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - September 19, 2019 - 12:00am
My message to the employers today, here in Baguio Country Club, in the ECOP (Employers' Confederation of the Philippines) general membership meeting is succinct, simple and straight-to-the-point: Do not allow government...
Why need emergency powers to solve the traffic mess?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - September 18, 2019 - 12:00am
If government officials do not have the will and the skill to do their jobs, why don't they all resign and unburden the people from the billions paid to them for their incompetence?
Going up to Baguio to speak before the employers
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - September 17, 2019 - 12:00am
I have been travelling a lot in the last quarter of my life, and it gives me a lot of things to write about.
Be sure to give back what you have received
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
There are many rich people who die sad and frowning.
“Noche de Ronda,” the song for my hometown
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - September 14, 2019 - 12:00am
If I sing another song, aside from “Usahay” or “Matod Nila,” or " Isang Saglit" , it would be "Noche De Ronda," which I prefer over " Besame Mucho" or "Adios Mariquita Linda'', my favorite...
The sweetest joys are to freely serve and give
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - September 13, 2019 - 12:00am
I have been away too far and too long that my journey back to my beloved hometown, Ronda, was a landmark in my life.
Where in the world is this town called Ronda?
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - September 12, 2019 - 12:00am
It has always been a question that people ask me in Manila and abroad, where is Ronda, and how do we get there?
Government shouldn’t micromanage business
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - September 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Once the government dictates businessmen on how to run their enterprises, trouble begins.
Government should stay out of business
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - September 9, 2019 - 12:00am
The government should govern, and business should focus on managing the economy.
Serious allegations against the Catholic Church
by Atty. Josephus B Jimenez - September 8, 2019 - 12:00am
Today is the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary time, and is celebrated by the Holy Catholic and Apostolic Roman Catholic Church as the solemnity of the nativity of Virgin Mary, the earthly mother of Jesus Christ.
The driver who went to heaven and the priest who went to purgatory
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - September 7, 2019 - 12:00am
This a true story, embellished with some fiction and hyperbole, and a liberal dose of figures of speech.
What should government’s policy be towards business?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - September 6, 2019 - 12:00am
How does the business community look at the attitude of the government? Does the government consider the business sector its enemy or its ally in the socio-economic life of the nation?
GCTA Law should be under the judiciary
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - September 5, 2019 - 12:00am
We did not hear of this law called Republic Act 10592 or the Good Conduct Time Allowance law passed in 2013, which Congress approved during the term of then Pres. PNoy Aquino, III.
Eulogy for a slain Jesuit volunteer in Bukidnon
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - September 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Today, amidst too many evil things that happen in Philippine society, there are still few young Filipinos, some young Catholic idealists who are willing to die to make life happier, gentler and kinder for the poor,...
DOLE may wish to train their labor inspectors well
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - September 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Are inspections designed to destroy businesses? The business community is confused. Is it the purpose of DOLE to “terrorize” and drive away investors? I don't think so. I’m in constant touch with...
How labor migration destroys the Filipino family
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - September 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Which is more important; the billions our economy gets each year or the preservation of Filipino families as the foundation of the nation?
The saintly lawyer and the sinning priest
by Atty. Josephus Jimenez - September 2, 2019 - 12:00am
There was a story told by my grandfather about two brothers from our town, Ronda, who lived in the late forties, after World War II.
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