Multiple fallacies about the Philippine minimum wages
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 29, 2023 - 12:00am
The debate on whether or not to increase the current minimum wages begs the question on the fundamental philosophy of wages and benefits in this country.
Why are lawyers in the Senate being marginalized?
by Josephus Jimenez - March 28, 2023 - 12:00am
The Philippine Senate has always been known as the chamber of legal luminaries, the home of experienced parliamentarians and the institution where legal and constitutional wisdom resides.
Can the Philippines rise again like Lazarus?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 26, 2023 - 12:00am
Today's Gospel, from the writings of St. John, tells us how the Lord caused his friend, Lazarus to rise from the dead.
How shall flagship infra projects be funded?
by Josephus Jimenez - March 25, 2023 - 12:00am
This administration is becoming famous for promising too much without specifying how the promises shall be implemented.
Who's afraid of Senator Raffy Tulfo?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 24, 2023 - 12:00am
If you have seen Senator Raffy Tulfo in action in Senate investigations and in Senate plenary sessions, you will readily come to the conclusion that he is apparently preparing to become the president of the Philippines...
Cha Cha: Rocking The Boat In Tempestuous Times
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 23, 2023 - 12:00am
You don't rock your boat when it is sailing in turbulent waters.
Balikatan escalating tensions in the West Philippine Sea
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 22, 2023 - 12:00am
You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to discern that what the US and the Philippines are going to do after the Holy Week, the annual Balikatan, will be understood by Xi JinPing as a provocation to push tension...
The Catholic Church's Luzon ecclesiastical provinces
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 21, 2023 - 12:00am
Yesterday, we discussed the ecclesiastical provinces in Visayas and Mindanao.
The Catholic Church's ecclesiastical provinces in Vis-Min
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 20, 2023 - 12:00am
As an extension of yesterday's celebration of Cebu's Archbishop Jose S. Palma's 73rd birthday, and in anticipation of the coming Holy Week, we opt to remind the 88 million Filipino faithful that the Roman Catholic...
Archbishop Jose Palma, time for a red hat  
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 19, 2023 - 12:00am
It isn’t because this writer and Archbishop Jose Palma were born exactly on the same day, the same month and the same year on March 19, 1950, that we firmly believe that the archbishop of the biggest archdiocese...
Negros Oriental and its politicians
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 17, 2023 - 12:00am
The killing of Governor Roel Degamo and eight others in Pamplona has brought the nation's attention to Negros.
The Negros Island politics: Oligarchy of sugar barons
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 16, 2023 - 12:00am
The politics of Negros is controlled by the sugar barons and the landed gentry mostly of Spanish blood who came to the Philippines between the eighteenth and nineteenth century and obtained huge encomiendas.
Cha Cha: The Philippines' Ides of March    
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 15, 2023 - 12:00am
Today is the fifteenth of March and in Latin, this is Idus Martiae, which, under the Roman Empire, was the deadline for settling of debts.
History's infamous political assassinations —masterminds unknown
by Atty Josephus Jimenez - March 14, 2023 - 12:00am
The recent assassination of Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo, once again reminds us that until now, 40 years after the killing of Ninoy Aquino, the mastermind is still unknown.
The peoples' right to equal protection
by Josephus Jimenez - March 10, 2023 - 12:00am
The Filipinos have proven that they can withstand poverty.
Fraternity, fraternity, how many boys have been murdered today?
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 9, 2023 - 12:00am
Fraternities are not evil by themselves. Presidents Ferdinand Marcos Sr. in UP and Rodrigo Duterte in San Beda were fratmen.
If Sara really wants to become president
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 8, 2023 - 12:00am
If the vice president really wants to repeat the saga of GMA, daughter of President Diosdado Macapagal, the destiny of PNoy, son of President Corazon Aquino, as well as the fate of BBM, son of Ferdinand Marcos ...
Education in crisis: Hazing, bullying, and sexual harassment
by Fr. Roy Cimagala - March 7, 2023 - 12:00am
On top of the usual spectacles of collapsing classrooms and dilapidated school buildings, of classes held under mango trees by overworked, underpaid, and forgotten school teachers, of usurers preying on the salaries...
The administration's bet in 2028 won't be Inday Sara
by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez - March 6, 2023 - 12:00am
It's too early to talk about the 2028 presidential elections, but the political crystal ball shows clear signs the administration will field a male candidate coming from the Marcos-Romualdez Family. After the 2025...
Frats' murderous brutality, symptoms of dysfunctional families
March 5, 2023 - 12:00am
One does not need a doctorate degree in criminal psychology so as to discern, analyze, and understand what drives young and seemingly harmless boys and girls to commit brutal and heinous crimes like killing fraternity...
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