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CCTV reporter Candace Giron in Manila has more for us on the follow up to the tragedy. Hello Candace.
Q1: Wednesday is a national day of mourning for the victims. What is the atmosphere in Manila and what is the mood of the local people?
Q2: President Aquino has said he's not satisfied with the handling of the rescue operation. How are the olice, Filipinos and the media reacting to his comments?
Q3: A ceremony is planned on Wednesday at the Manila airport as the bodies of the victims are returned to Hong Kong and the survivors and their relatives board a chartered jet to return home. Could you tell us a little more about the ceremony and the condition of the survivors?
Philippines police say they faced strategic problems in saving the hostages during the recent bus hijacking. In the end, nine people, included eight Hong Kong tourists, were killed. <Full story>