9 dead in Calamba air crash
Firefighters search for the bodies of passengers where an air-ambulance plane crashed at a resort area in Calamba, Laguna on Sunday. The King Air 350 light aircraft was supposed to bring a patient and a medical team to Manila from Dipolog City when it crashed amid heavy rain. AFP
Probing good conduct
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra and Bureau of Corrections chief Nicanor Faeldon attend the Senate probe on the Good Conduct Time Allowance Law in Pasay City on Monday.
The Senate Blue Ribbon committee is investigating the GCTA law after concerns were raised on the possible release of Mayor Antonio Sanchez who was convicted to 7 counts of reclusion perpetua for the rape-slay case of UPLB students Eileen Sarmenta and companion Allan Gomez in June 1993. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News
Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao (3rd left) raises a toast with (left to right) his business manager Arnold Vegafria, Jeffrey Lin and Sean Wong of GCOX during the launching of his own cryptocurrency "Pac Token" at a sports center in Manila on Sunday. The Pac Token, the first celebrity cryptocurrency, will allow fans to purchase the Filipino boxer’s merchandise and interact with him online. Maria Tan, AFP
Umbrella protest in HK trains
Protesters hold open umbrellas inside an MTR train during a disruption protest in Hong Kong on Monday. Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters threw morning rush hour train travel into chaos on September 2, kicking off another day of potential turmoil after a weekend featuring some of the worst violence in three months of anti-government protests. Philip Fong, AFP
ROKS Munmu the Great now in Philippines
The Philippine Navy band performs during a welcome ceremony for South Korean Navy destroyer ROKS Munmu the Great (DDH-976) as it docks at the port of Manila on Monday. The ship, named after the 30th King of the Silla Dynasty who unified the Korean peninsula in 676 AD, is in port as part of a three-day goodwill visit to the Philippines. Agence France-Presse
Gilas gets A for effort
Gilas Pilipinas guard CJ Perez brings up the ball against Serbia during their FIBA World Cup Group D match in Foshan city, China on Monday. Serbia, a title favorite, beat the Philippines 126-67 to advance to the second round; the Filipinos, meanwhile, were relegated to the classification phase. Ye Aung Thu, AFP
Easing the burden?
A man looks on as he and other farmers wait in line to sign documents as part of cash loan requirements intended to help farmers in Nueva Ecija on Monday. The flood of imported rice in the country under the Rice Liberalization Law is affecting local rice farmers as palay prices have plummeted to to P7 per kilo. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News