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                    [ArticleID] => 1540826
                    [Title] => If only philosophers could become presidents and kings
                    [Summary] => 

Given the mediocre quality of candidates for national leadership today, we are led to review the pages of history and hoped that, somehow, we could learn some nuggets of wisdom from the greatest social thinkers and political philosophers of all times, from Confucius to Cicero, Aquinas, Immanuel Kant, from Pope Leo XIII to Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-08 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 136164 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1148714 [AuthorName] => Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez [SectionName] => Freeman Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1527502 [Title] => Blending Bonifacio's passion for action and Rizal's strategic vision [Summary] =>

When we were in college, both in SWU and in UV, we used to debate on the proposition: Resolved that Andres Bonifacio is a greater hero than Jose Rizal.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-29 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 136164 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1146528 [AuthorName] => Atty Josephus Jimenez [SectionName] => Freeman Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1526837 [Title] => Who among the candidates are the most pro-labor? [Summary] =>

If the Filipino voters will only vote according to their class affiliation, then the working class will have a much better chance than those who represent the business sector and the corporate world.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-27 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 136164 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1148714 [AuthorName] => Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez [SectionName] => Freeman Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1523119 [Title] => Regine parang hindi 45 kung mag-concert! [Summary] =>

Talaga namang to the highest level ang energy ni Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez-Alcasid sa unang gabi ng kanyang concert series na pinamagatang Regine at the Theater noong Nob. 6.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-17 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1704772 [AuthorName] => Rodel C. Lugo [SectionName] => PSN Showbiz [SectionUrl] => showbiz [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1519562 [Title] => Regine ngayon lang natupad ang matagal nang pinapangarap na concert [Summary] =>

Natupad ang pinakaaasam na pangarap ni Regine Velasquez-Alcasid  sa kanyang concert na pinamagatang Regine at the Theater na ginanap sa Solaire Resort nung Biyernes ng gabi.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-07 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135175 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1447874 [AuthorName] => Lanie B. Mate [SectionName] => Pang Movies [SectionUrl] => pang-movies [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1518157 [Title] => Tenor Nolyn Cabahug passes away [Summary] =>

The country’s leading tenor, Nolyn Cabahug, passed away Tuesday night due to renal failure. He was 59.

[DatePublished] => 2015-11-03 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804896 [AuthorName] => Sheila Crisostomo [SectionName] => Entertainment [SectionUrl] => entertainment [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20151104/Nolyn-Cabahug-19.jpg ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1516919 [Title] => Learning more about our country [Summary] =>

Recently, we found another way to familiarize the Filipinos with their country – a series of cookbooks by the SM Group, that explores our regional cuisines alongside details on topography and vignettes of customs and traditions.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-31 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 134410 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1479322 [AuthorName] => Lydia Castillo [SectionName] => Starweek Magazine [SectionUrl] => starweek-magazine [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1514978 [Title] => The LP should watch out on choices of local bets [Summary] =>

If the Liberal Party does not want to self-destruct, as the eminent columnist, Bobbit Avila, has warned, its leadership should exercise utmost caution in its choices of local bets.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-25 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 136164 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1148714 [AuthorName] => Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez [SectionName] => Freeman Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1508974 [Title] => Jacob finds career an ‘emotional roller-coaster’ [Summary] =>

The moment he appeared on stage, the screaming among his fans, mostly girl students, began. It was hard to follow the dialogue, although the plot was familiar.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-09 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1122269 [AuthorName] => Amadís Ma. Guerrero [SectionName] => Entertainment [SectionUrl] => entertainment [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1493593 [Title] => Declaring total war against narco politics [Summary] =>

Any candidate for next year's elections who does not take a very strong, explicit, and unequivocal stand against drugs should be rejected totally and uncompromisingly by the electorate, either because he or she is too naive as not to discern the grave and far-reaching implications of such an endemic malady, or, and this is worse, he or she is either funded by narcotics money or is the drug lord himself or herself. If the candidate is naive, then we do not need another incompetent political leader. If he is involved, then he should be exposed as the enemy of the people.

[DatePublished] => 2015-08-28 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 136164 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1148714 [AuthorName] => Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez [SectionName] => Freeman Opinion [SectionUrl] => opinion [URL] => ) ) )
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