The Day in Photos, 20 March 2017


Posted at Mar 20 2017 10:10 PM | Updated as of Mar 20 2017 10:18 PM

Cool water

A Filipino boy refreshes himself at water fountains in Manila on Sunday. World Water Day, which is held annually on 22 March, focuses on the importance of freshwater and advocates sustainable management of freshwater resources. Mark R. Cristino, EPA

A cry for justice

Relatives of Anthony Ocdin, 31, console each other before his scheduled interment on Sunday. The body of Ocdin was found weeks after village watchmen turned him over to the Navotas police for disorderly conduct under the influence of alcohol, according to his family. Vincent Go, ABS-CBN News

Miss Universe returns to France

2016 Miss Universe, French Iris Mittenaere salutes the crowd upon her arrival in Lille, northern France, on Sunday. It was the first time Mittenaere returned to her hometown after winning the 2016 Miss Universe crown in Manila last January 30. Philippe Huguen, AFP

Housing for the poor protest

Members of urban poor groups protest in front of the National Housing Authority (NHA) on Monday. The group urged the government to stop evicting families from a housing settlement in Bulacan which was intended for relocated indigents. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Duterte meets Suu Kyi

President Rodrigo Duterte (left) is welcomed by Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Yangon, Myanmar on Monday. Duterte is currently in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar for a 2-day official visit to strengthen bilateral ties. Pyay Kyaw Aung, Reuters