Student leader Joshua Wong (center) leaves the Eastern Law Courts in Hong Kong, China on Wednesday. Wong was charged with unlawful assembly and inciting others to participate in unlawful assembly for allegedly organizing the 2014 protests that called for free elections in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Tyrone Siu, Reuters
2015 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Kommaly Chanthavong from Laos talks about her work during a lecture series at the Metropolitan Museum in Manila, Wednesday. Chanthavong was awarded for her effort in building a social enterprise to help women earn a living through silk farming and the revival of silk weaving in Laos.
Protesters troop on Wednesday to the Senate calling for the full implementation of Customs Brokers Act of 2004. The protesters also raised concerns on the proposed Customs Modernization and Tariff Act that would allegedly make services of licensed customs brokers optional in certain customs transactions.
Junny Roy for ABS-CBNnews.com
Jose Maria B. Abaya, the son of former Philippine Constabulary general Antonio Abaya, is behind bars after shooting a passenger van with plate no. TWJ 722 in White Plains, Quezon City Tuesday night. The shooting killed passenger Joyce Santos and wounded 2 others.
Manny Palmero for ABS-CBNnews.com
Medics rescue the driver of a 10-wheeler truck that hit an electric post and several houses along A.Bonifacio Ave. in Barangka, Marikina City Wednesday. The truck rammed into several vehicles, reportedly killing 2 people and injuring several others
MANILA - North Cotabato 2nd District Rep. Nancy Catamco denied that she is one of 15 operators of bogus nongovernment organizations that allegedly siphoned off P500 million in pork barrel fund allocations of 20 lawmakers.
RG Cruz, ABS-CBN News
Woman lawmaker denies involvement in new PDAF scam
MANILA - After months of deliberation, meetings and approval by the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) and the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) management, the new train set prototype from the Chinese company CNR Dalian Locomotive and Rolling Stock Co. Ltd., has begun its assembly today.
MANILA - Malacanang warned members the Philippine National Police - Highway Patrol Group (PNP – HPG) against committing extortion, as the police traffic unit takes over the management of traffic along the perennially problematic EDSA.
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, California - Police have arrested 26-year-old Frederick Cayabyab for multiple attempts to lure female students into his vehicle outside El Camino and South San Francisco High Schools.