LEGISLATORS VS ENFORCED DISAPPEARANCES. Edita Burgos, mother of missing activist Jonas Burgos, and relatives of other victims of enforced disappearance at a forum of the House of Representatives. INQUIRER/JOAN BONDOC
SAVED. A Korean national covers his face after being rescued with other foreign and local tourists from the El Pueblo Salvador resort in Cavinti, Laguna. The tourists were on their way to see the famous Pagsanjan Falls when strong rains caused waters to rise, trapping them for several hours. INQUIRER/RAFFY LERMA
HELLO CHIZ. Veteran Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago explains her stance against the arguments raised by freshman Senator Francis “Chiz” Escudero on the Senate floor regarding the “Hello Garci” scandal. Video taken by INQUIRER.net reporter Veronica Uy at the Senate in Pasay City, Philippines.
LEGARDA BATS FOR DICT. Opposition Senator Loren Legarda talks about her bill creating the Department of Information and Communications Technology during an interview with reporters just after her speech at the Philippine Internet Commerce Society general membership meeting at the Peninsula Manila in Makati City, Philippines. Interview conducted by INQUIRER.net reporter Erwin Oliva. Video taken by INQUIRER.net reporter Alex Villafania.
THE EXILE FEELS RIGHT AT HOME: Jose Ma. Sison, founding chair of the Communist Party of the Philippines, makes a congenial guide for the Inquirer photographer as he toured him in Utrecht, the Netherlands, last April. INQUIRER/ERNIE U. SARMIENTO