The Day in Photos: 15 February 2018


Posted at Feb 15 2018 07:22 PM

Valentine’s Day shooting in the US

People react at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, a city about 80 kilometers north of Miami, on Wednesday following a school shooting. A gunman opened fire at the Florida high school leaving 17 people killed in the latest school shooting in the U.S. Michele Eve Sandberg, AFP

Preparing for the Year of the Dog

Filipino-Chinese residents display their dogs wearing Chinese cheongsam costumes ahead of celebrations of the Year of the Dog in the Chinese Lunar calendar in Manila on Wednesday. Erik De Castro, Reuters

In the wake of ‘Basyang’

A Philippine resident rides a motorcycle through debris following heavy rains in Carrascal town in Surigao del Sur province on the southern island of Mindanao on Wednesday, a day after Tropical Storm Basyang hit the province. The death toll from a tropical storm that struck the Philippines has risen to nine, officials said. Erwin Mascariñas, AFP

Dancing for luck

Dragon dancers perform at the Filipino-Chinese Friendship arch in Binondo, Manila on Thursday. Festivities are lined up to welcome the Lunar New Year, dubbed the Year of the Earth Dog. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Teaching disaster preparedness

Students walk the halls of Pembo Elementary School during an earthquake drill on Thursday. The 1st Quarter Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) is the first drill to be led by the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC) for this year. George Calvelo, ABS CBN News