THE DAY IN PHOTOS: April 8, 2019


Posted at Apr 09 2019 02:49 AM

Remembering our heroes

A relative of a World War II veteran who fought in the Battle of Bataan claps as she watches a marching foot parade at the Bataan Provincial Capitol in Balanga on Monday. The parade is part of the province’s series of celebrations that commemorates the Day of Valor or “Araw ng Kagitingan.” Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Kadamay lights candles for Negros 14

A little girl holds a candle during the urban poor group Kadamay’s candle lighting protest on Monday in Barangay Pag-asa, Quezon City to show support for the Negros 14. The group says they hold a deep kinship with the 14 farmers killed during police operations to arrest suspected communist rebels. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Immersive art

An art enthusiast stands in the middle of an art installation entitled “Dream House” by artists Alfred and Isabel Aquilizan on Monday at the exhibit “the center will not hold” currently being held at the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design in the College of Saint Benilde. The exhibit will run until May 5, 2019. ABS-CBN News

Otso Diretso bets' jetski challenge

(From left) Senatorial candidates Pilo Hilbay, Gary Alejano, Samira Gutoc, and Chel Diokno point at a jetski while holding signs on Monday challenging President Rodrigo Duterte to fulfill his 2016 campaign promise of riding a jetski and fighting for the country’s sovereignty against China. Hundreds of Chinese vessels have been spotted in waters near Pag-Asa Island which some see as an invasion of Philippine territory. ABS-CBN News

The Russians' turn

A Philippine Navy band plays as the Russian anti-submarine ship Admiral Tributs prepares to dock during the ship's arrival at Manila's port on Monday. The visit of Russian ships Admiral Tributs and Vinogradov, including the sea tanker Irkut, is part of strengthening ties between the two countries. Ted Aljibe, AFP