THE DAY IN PHOTOS: August 5, 2019


Posted at Aug 06 2019 02:29 AM

El Paso mourns shooting victims

Flowers and mementos are seen at a makeshift memorial outside Walmart, near the scene of a mass shooting which left at least 20 people dead, on Sunday in El Paso, Texas. A 21-year-old male suspect was taken into custody in the city which sits along the US-Mexico border. At least 26 people were wounded. Mario Tama, Getty Images/AFP

Caloocan vendors call for inclusion

Caloocan vendors from Kadamay Metro Manila troop to the Caloocan City Hall to protest and seek a dialogue with authorities to address the clearing operations being done by the local government on Monday. MMDA General Manager Jojo Garcia assured the vendors that the government is looking for alternative market sides, but requested the vendors to follow the cleanup drive and not hamper the flow of people and traffic along the roads. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Justice for Vincent Garalde

Former Philippine Army reservist Vhon Tanto is escorted out of the Manila Regional Trial Court after he was sentenced with life imprisonment and ordered to pay other fines on Monday. Tanto was found guilty of killing biker Mark Vincent Garalde in a road rage incident back in July 25, 2016, in a decision handed at the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 14. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

US-South Korea military exercises opposed

Protesters shout slogans while holding up placards to oppose planned joint military exercises between South Korea and the United States near the US embassy in Seoul, South Korea on Monday. Both countries are preparing to hold their annual joint military exercises despite warnings from North Korea that the drills could derail the fragile nuclear diplomacy, Seoul's military said Friday. Ahn Young-joon, AP

Clearing Commonwealth

Workers dismantle a stall that extends to the sidewalk, near the Commonwealth Market in Quezon City on Monday. The Department of the Interior and Local Government gave mayors nationwide 60 days to clear public roads and sidewalks of obstructions or face suspension. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News