THE DAY IN PHOTOS: September 5, 2019


Posted at Sep 06 2019 05:58 AM

Magsaysay awardees for 2019

Filipino composer Raymundo Cayabyab (right) takes a groufie with fellow winners of this year's Ramon Magsaysay Awards during the official presentation of awardees in Manila on Thursday. The winners of Asia's version of the Nobel Prize are (left to right) King Jong-Ki of South Korea, Angkhana Neelapaijit of Thailand, Ko Swe Win of Myanmar and Cayabyab. Maria Tan, ABS-CBN News

Purr-fect copy

China’s first cloned kitten Garlic is licked by its surrogate mother on Sept. 2, 2019 at the Chinese company Sinogene, a pet-cloning outfit that has cloned more than 40 pet dogs since 2017, in Beijing. Cloning a dog costs 380,000 yuan (P2,763,476.40) and 250,000 yuan (P1,818,076.58) for a cat. Agence France-Presse

First in 121 years: Spanish warship docks in Manila

The Spanish Navy frigate Mendez Nunez (F-104) is docked at Manila's South Harbor for a port call on Thursday. The Philippine Navy says it is the first visit by a Spanish warship in 121 years since the infamous "Battle of Manila Bay" in 1898, during the Spanish-American War, which ended Spain's colonial rule over the Philippines for almost 400 years. Bullit Marquez, AP

'Save Nueva Vizcaya Movement' launches campaign

A member of the Save Nueva Vizcaya Movement holds a rice plant during a conference at the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City on Thursday. The group launched a national campaign against OceanaGold Philippines, an Australian-Canadian transnational mining corporation, which it claims is threatening Nueva Vizcaya’s landscapes, water sources and agriculture. Basilio H. Sepe, ABS-CBN News

Truck, train collide in Yokohama, Japan

The Keikyu express train sits derailed after its collision with a truck in Yokohama, Japan on Thursday. The commuter train and a truck loaded with boxes of citrus collided at a rail crossing near Tokyo, leaving at least 30 injured, Japanese authorities said. Eugene Hashiko, AP