THE DAY IN PHOTOS: July 26, 2019


Posted at Jul 27 2019 12:01 AM

It's not cool in Paris

People flock to the Trocadero fountains across the Eiffel Tower in Paris to cool off on Wednesday under the blistering heat. A record heatwave is scorching Europe with the temperature reaching 42.55 Celsius in Paris. Pascal Rossignol, Reuters

Change is coming

Informal settlers on NIA Road in Quezon City salvage what's left of their belongings after their shanties were demolished during clearing operations on Friday. The operation comes in the heels of President Duterte's call to the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) and city mayors to conduct road clearing operations. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Cool amid controversy

Sun Yang of China splashes water on his face during the men’s 4 x 200-meters freestyle heats of the FINA World Swimming Championships in Gwanju, South Korea on Friday. The 3-time Olympic champion, who served a 2014 doping ban, is facing criticism from fellow swimmers because of recent allegations that he destroyed a blood sample with a hammer before it could be tested and was only allowed to compete because of a legal technicality. Stefan Wermuth, Reuters

Can’t wait to get home

A young girl diagnosed with dengue looks out the hallway window of General Emilio Aguinaldo Memorial Hospital’s pediatric ward in Trece Martires city, Cavite on Friday. The number of patients in Cavite threatens to overwhelm some hospitals with some of them putting beds along hallways to accommodate more patients. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

HK protester sticks to the message

A woman writes on a sticky note as part of the "Lennon Wall" movement at Hong Kong airport on Friday, during a protest against the recent violence in Yuen Long. The messages on the wall offer words of support for the protesters in Hong Kong who have been calling for democratic reforms and the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill for more than a month. Edgar Su, Reuters

Prevention better than cure

A man fumigates a makeshift storage room in General Trias city, Cavite as part of government-led anti-dengue fever efforts in the area. Cavite is under a state of calamity after 4,108 cases of dengue were recorded in the first half of the year. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News