THE DAY IN PHOTOS: July 8, 2019


Posted at Jul 09 2019 12:48 AM

Angat water level dips anew

A Dumagat resident casts his net at the Angat reservoir in this photo taken on July 5, 2019. Water level at the Angat dam dipped anew to 161.01 meters above sea level as recorded on Monday, July 8. Gigie Cruz, ABS-CBN News

Manila confiscates double dead meat

The Manila Veterinary Inspection Board present hundreds of kilos of “botcha,” allegedly "double-dead" chicken and pork meat, to Mayor Isko Moreno at the Manila City Hall on Monday. More than 200 kilograms of "bocha" were confiscated from the Divisoria market. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Friendly meeting

Foreign Affairs Sec. Teodoro Locsin Jr., left, and Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh exchange signed documents in Hanoi, Vietnam on Monday during the Filipino official's visit to Hanoi to discuss bilateral relations with the fellow ASEAN country. The meeting comes a month after a Vietnamese fishing vessel rescued 22 Filipino fishermen who were abandoned by a Chinese crew that sank their ship in disputed waters. Hau Dinh, AP

Team USA wins Women's World Cup

Players of the United States women’s soccer team celebrate after defeating Netherlands for the Women's World Cup on Monday in Lyon, France. The team has won the FIFA Women’s World Cup a record four teams even as it recently sued the US Soccer Federation for alleged discrimination as they get paid less than half of their male counterparts. Denis Balibouse, Reuters

Tending to produce

A vegetable vendor in Cogeo Market in Antipolo City trims stalks of bitter gourd or ampalaya leaves on Monday. While inflation continues to go down, the National Economic and Development Authority recently said that the government should beef up production and farm-recovery programs to mitigate the potential impact of weather disturbances on inflation. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News