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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: September 16, 2019

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Sep 16 2019 11:41 PM

Michelle Dee is Miss World Philippines 2019

Michelle Dee is crowned Miss World Philippines 2019 by last year's winner, Katarina Rodriguez (right), at the Araneta Coliseum on Sunday. Manila Mayor Isko Moreno (left), who was one of the judges, assisted in the crowning of Dee, daughter of former Miss International Melanie Marquez. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Colors of protest in Hong Kong

Pro-democracy protesters react as police fire water canons outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on Sunday. Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons on Sept. 15 at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs, in a return to the political chaos plaguing the city. Nicolas Asfouri, AFP

Spain wins second FIBA crown

Members of Spain's team celebrate with the Naismith Trophy after beating Argentina in their first-place match in the FIBA Basketball World Cup at the Cadillac Arena in Beijing, Sunday. The undefeated Spanish team won its second FIBA Title after winning their first championship in 2006. Mark Schiefelbei, AP

No to No-Contact Apprehension Program

Jeepney operators and drivers stage a protest against the no contact apprehension policy near the Valenzuela City hall on Monday. The protesters urged the city government to reconsider and stop the implementation of No-Contact Apprehension Program (NCAP) within the city, which would allegedly impose harsher penalties on public utility jeepney drivers plying the Bulacan, Novaliches and Valenzuela route. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Illegal Chinese online operators nabbed

National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) Director Maj. Gen Guillermo Eleazar (2nd R) gestures while the chairman of the Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission Dante Jimenez (3rd L) and Bureau of Immigration Deputy Commissioner Tobias Javier (2nd L) listen during a press conference where three (back, orange shirts) of 277 Chinese nationals, caught in the act of conducting illegal online operations, were presented to the media in Manila on Monday. Authorities say the gang's vast investment fraud cost victims in China millions of dollars. Ted Aljibe, AFP

Pigs' bath time

A backyard hog raiser prepares to shower his pigs and clean their pen on Monday in Malolos, Bulacan. The Bureau of Animal Industry confirmed the presence of African Swine Fever in several areas, including Guiguinto, Bulacan, on Monday. Agriculture Secretary William Dar assured the public that the outbreak was not yet an epidemic, saying authorities are in control of the situation. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Rainy days and Mondays

Students walk by a puddle of water in Manila as monsoon rains continue to drench parts of the Metro on Monday as tropical depression Marilyn threatens to re-enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR). Marilyn, which weakened into an LPA on Sunday, was 1,935 kilometers northeast of Basco, Batanes at 4 a.m. but may re-enter PAR in 48 hours, said PAGASA weather specialist Meno Mendoza. Maria Tan, AFP

Nympha cometh

Children frolic in the rain as a woman takes shelter under a bridge in Paranaque City on Monday. State weather bureau PAGASA is monitoring a low pressure area west of Zambales that will likely hit Luzon and develop into a storm in the following days, which will be called Nympha, even as the southwest monsoon continues to affect parts of the country. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News