THE DAY IN PHOTOS: May 22, 2019


Posted at May 23 2019 12:17 AM | Updated as of May 23 2019 04:09 AM

Here are the big stories today in photos

Ex-Ombudsman Carpio Morales back in Manila

Former Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales talks to reporters upon arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport from Hong Kong where she was stopped by Immigration authorities on Tuesday. Carpio Morales, along with former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario, filed a complaint before the International Criminal Court against Chinese President Xi Jinping for alleged crimes against humanity citing its "systematic plan to control the South China Sea." Bullit Marquez, AP

Senate winners

Senators elect pose for photos during the Comelec's proclamation of winners at the PICC forum on Wednesday. The twelve senators elected during the mid-term elections will join the 12 current senators elected in 2016 to complete the Philippine Senate. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Jakarta election protest

Protesters try to put out fire from a burning tyre in Jakarta, Indonesia on Wednesday. Supporters of losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto clashed with security forces in the Indonesian capital on Wednesday, burning vehicles and throwing rocks at police using tear gas and rubber bullets. Dita Alangkara, AP

Youth sector representative?

Duterte Youth representative Ronald Cardema (center) stands beside other party-list representatives during the proclamation of winners at PICC in Manila on Wednesday. Questions have been raised regarding Cardema's status in Duterte Youth, following a last-minute move to insert himself as the party-list group's primary nominee. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

ACT-CIS representative

ACT-CIS representative Jocelyn Tulfo and her husband, broadcaster Raffy Tulfo, are all smiles as they arrive for the proclamation of the winning party-list representatives for the upcoming 18th congress. The administration backed ACT-CIS was one of only two party-lists that were able to get three seats at the House of Congress with the other one being left-leaning group Bayan Muna. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News