The Day in Photos, 01 May 2017


Posted at May 01 2017 07:34 PM | Updated as of May 01 2017 07:51 PM

Rachel Peters is new Binibining Pilipinas Universe

Rachel Peters (center) waves to the crowd shortly after being crowned the new Binibining Pilipinas Universe on Monday. The Filipino-British Peters beat 39 other candidates in a glitzy, hours-long pageant at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Informal settlers, urban poor join Labor Day protest

Members of the Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (KADAMAY) march from Agham Road in Quezon City to Welcome Rotonda during a Labor Day protest on Monday. The groups are calling for the end of employment contractualization and urged the government to increase minimum wage to P750. ABS-CBN News

Writ of Installation sought in Lapanday property

Members of the Madaum Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries,Inc. (MARBAI) from Southern Mindanao Region hold a protest action in front of the Philippine National Police Headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon City on Monday. The group denounced the alleged inaction of PNP Region XI in implementing the “writ of installation” issued by Agrarian Reform Sec. Mariano to help beneficiaries in the 149 hectares farm land inside Lapanday Food Corporation in Tagum, Davao del Norte. Manny Palmero, ABS-CBN News

Thousands join jobs fair in QC

Thousands of jobseekers queue outside the Quezon City Hall to apply for work during the Department of Labor and Employment's jobs fair in celebration of Labor Day on Monday. ABS-CBN News

Labor Day scuffle

Protesters headed by labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) scuffle with anti-riot police along T.M. Kalaw Avenue in Manila, as they try to push their way near the US Embassy, during the Labor Day rally on Monday. The group sought a "social justice package" and an end to all forms of employment contractualization. Larry Monserate Piojo, ABS-CBN News