The Day in Photos, 19 June 2017


Posted at Jun 19 2017 09:45 PM

Jose Rizal look-alikes

Jose Rizal look-alike candidates pose at the Rizal Shrine in Calamba City on Monday. The look-alike contest is part of the commemoration of the Philippine National Hero's 156th birthday on Monday in Laguna province, Rizal's birthplace. Jervis Gonzales, ABS-CBN News

No to jeep phaseout

Members of transport group PISTON gather in Quezon City on Monday to protest the government's plan to phase out old jeepneys. The government announced recently it would gradually remove old jeepneys that are more than 15 years old from serving the riding public. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Maute group firearms

AFP spokesperson Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla Jr. (front) and Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella show the high-powered firearms recovered from the Maute group, in Malacañang, on Monday. Padilla said the number of firearms of the Maute group and other Islamist rebels indicates the long-term planning that was put into their operation. King Rodriguez, Malacanang Photo

Southern corridor patrols

Indonesia navy soldiers on warship and helicopter are seen during the launch of coordinated patrols to beef up security between Malaysia, Indonesia, and Philippine off the Tarakan sea, in Tarakan, Indonesia on Monday. Defense officials of the three countries met to discuss the border security issues between the three. Zabur Karuru, Antara/Reuters

Memorial for latest London attack

A police officer helps a woman leave flowers near the scene of an attack at a mosque in Finsbury Park in North London, Britain on Monday. One person was killed and several were injured after a van plowed into worshipers close to the mosque. London, mosque, terrorism, Muslims, Britain, UK

Marawi drug bust

Government forces display 11 kilograms of high grade methamphetamine hydrochloride or "Shabu" worth 110 to 250 million pesos, and the ISIS flag recovered by troops from the Maute group in a conflict area in Marawi City on Monday. Government forces are conducting clearing operations in areas taken back from the Maute's control. Romeo Ranoco, Reuters