The Day in Photos: 16 April 2018


Posted at Apr 16 2018 11:59 PM

Duterte graces Palarong Pambansa 2018 opening

President Rodrigo Duterte graces the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Palarong Pambansa in Bantay, Ilocos Sur on Sunday. Duterte urged student-athletes to do their best as part of nation-building. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Youth Olympics medalist opens Palaro 2018

Youth Olympics gold medalist Luis Gabriel Moreno lights the cauldron during the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Palarong Pambansa in Bantay, Ilocos Sur on Sunday. The annual multi-sport event is being held from April 15 to 21. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Praying for a BBL

Members of the party-list group, Anak Mindanao, hold a prayer-rally outside the House of Representatives in Quezon City on Monday. The group asked lawmakers to pass the original version of a Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) that recognizes the history of the Bangsamoro people and the right to self-determination. ABS-CBN News

Big brother in Quezon City

Quezon City Police District (QCPD) chief P/CSupt. Guillermo Eleazar shows to the media the new QCPD Anti-Cybercrime Team Office during its launch at Camp Karingal on Monday. The new office is equipped with advanced equipment that can handle crimes related to information and communication technology (ICT). Manny Palmero, ABS-CBN News

On the last day of ITR filing....

A woman sorts through forms as she gets ready to file her income tax return on Monday, the last day for filing at the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) tax-filing center at the Fisher Mall in Quezon City. Despite reminders several days before the deadline, thousands settled their income taxes or filed their returns on the last day of filing. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Red glow district

Firefighters train their hoses on a row of residential and business establishments hit by fire along M. H. Del Pilar in Ermita Manila on Monday, April 16, 2018. The fire reached 2nd alarm before it was put out. ABS-CBN News