A Florida congressman said Wednesday he was taking a leave of absence from Congress and donating his salary to charity after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession and receiving a sentence of a year’s probation.
All flags in Bohol were flown at half-staff on Wednesday in honor of former governor and second district Rep. Erico Aumentado, who died on Christmas evening after a battle with pneumonia.
By Tina G. Santos
After several postponements, the remains of the late Negros Occidental Representative Ignacio “Iggy” Arroyo finally arrived in Manila from London Wednesday night.
By Niña Calleja
The police are looking into “political conflict” as the primary motive for the attempt on the life of a party-list congressman on Sunday afternoon in Marikina City.
A member of Congress was shot and wounded by at least two men Sunday in a subdivision in Marikina City, police said.