By Michael Lim Ubac
, TJ Burgonio
Whether responding to disasters or planning how to rescue flood victims at emergency Cabinet meetings, Jesse Robredo would always turn up looking so cool in tsinelas (rubber slippers). The image defined him, and Energy Secretary Rene Almendras, speaking at a necrological service for the late secretary of the interior in Malacañang on Saturday night, called it Robredo’s “tsinelas brand of leadership.”
By Karen Boncocan
More than 100 lawmakers on Wednesday remembered the late Sorsogon Representative Salvador “Sonny” Escudero III as a dedicated and principled public servant who, despite his illness, went about his usual tasks at the House of Representatives.
By Chona Yu
Both Aleli Arroyo and Grace Ibuna were present at the House of Representatives on Monday when lawmakers paid their last respects to late Negros Occidental Representative Ignacio “Iggy” Arroyo Jr.
By Gil C. Cabacungan Jr.
Leaders of the House of Representatives feel unsure about who to address as the “better half” of Negros Occidental Representative Ignacio “Iggy” Arroyo in the necrological service slated at the Batasan Pambansa on Monday.