THE DAY IN PHOTOS: May 31, 2019


Posted at Jun 01 2019 12:49 AM

‘Stop red-tagging of health workers’

Health workers and advocates hold a protest against the alleged worsening attacks, red-tagging and smear campaign against health professionals, outside the Department of National Defense (DND) headquarters in Quezon City on Friday. They asserted health workers' right to self-organization and raised concern over alleged continued surveillance of workers and their unions in different private and public hospitals. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

View from the top: 2 Raptors vs Curry

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors shoots the ball against the Toronto Raptors during Game One of the NBA Finals on Thursday at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Raptors won Game 1, 118-109. Mark Blinch, NBAE via Getty Images/AFP

Countdown to school opening

Thousands of students check their names as they arrive for the meet and greet with teachers at the Commonwealth High School in Quezon City on Friday. Millions of students in public elementary and high schools are expected for the opening on June 3. Manny Palmero, ABS-CBN News

National Fisherfolks Day

A young boy looks at departing fishermen from a fisherfolk community in Barangay Alimo, Bacoor, Cavite on National Fisherfolks Day, marked on May 31 of every year. Rural fishermen are among the country's poorest, grappling with income below the poverty threshold. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Last-minute repairs

Workers take down a wall infested with termites dividing two classrooms in Acacia Elementary School in Malabon City on Friday, only three days before classes start. The delay in the passage of the 2019 national budget hampered the construction of 4,100 classrooms said Department of Education Undersecretary Alain Pascua. Mark Demayp, ABS-CBN News

‘Reyna Elena’ smile

Actor Marco Gumabao and Miss International 2016 Kylie Versoza share a light moment during the Flores de Mayo sa Makati on Friday. The annual event is observed by Marian devotees every May. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Before the rainy season starts

A man enjoys the white sand, turquoise waters, and clear skies while walking at a sandbar in the Balabac group of islands in Palawan. Reaching Balabac means taking a 5-hour bus ride from Puerto Princesa to Buliluyan Port before taking a ferry ride to Balabac. Rex Ruta, ABS-CBN News