The Day in Photos


Posted at Aug 03 2017 10:47 PM | Updated as of Aug 05 2017 01:13 AM

'Ang Probinsyano' visits wounded soldiers

ABS-CBN star Coco Martin shakes hands with a wounded soldier as the cast of the primetime show "Ang Probinsyano" visit wounded soldiers from the Marawi siege and other military operations at the V. Luna hospital in Quezon City on Thursday. The cast also entertained the soldiers in a show and gave away gifts. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Duterte pushes for tax reform

President Duterte interacts with Bureau of Internal Revenue employees upon his arrival at the BIR national office in Quezon City on Wednesday for the agency's 113th Founding Anniversary celebration. The Duterte administration is planning to implement the Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) to help raise funds for government projects. King Rodriguez, Malacanang Photo


Members of the Philippine Army assist wounded soldiers at Camp Evangelista Emergency Station Hospital in Cagayan de Oro, Wednesday. The war in Marawi has entered its third month, with the remaining Maute fighters holed up in two barangays. Froilan Gallardo, ABS-CBN News

ASEAN meet

A worker balances on a metal frame next to a giant lantern decorated with a logo for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) near the venue of the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) meeting in Manila on Thursday. Foreign ministers from all the major powers involved in trying to curtail North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's atomic ambitions will be in the Philippine capital for the event, offering a rare chance for face-to-face talks on the crisis. Ted Aljibe, AFP

The future of martial law

Maria Teofilina, wife of martial law inmate Bishop Carlos Morales, is assisted by members of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente during a forum at the IFI Compound on Thursday. The forum tackled human rights issues and the possible direction of the government’s implementation of martial law in Mindanao. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Picking planks in Palawan

Members of Bantay Gubat hold a huge plank of timber seized from the uplands of Barangay Luzmiminda in Puerto Princesa, Palwan on Thursday. The foresters confiscated 5 thick wooden planks amounting to P150,000 each, according to local reports. Lynette Dela Cruz, ABS-CBN News

Brink of disaster

Residents walk along a collapsed part of the road in Barangay Silangan, San Mateo, Rizal on Thursday. Heavy rains brought by the enhanced southwest monsoon caused the road inside the Sta. Barbara Village to collapse and at least 10 families were told to relocate. Manny Palmero, ABS-CBN News