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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: August 19, 2019

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Posted at Aug 20 2019 12:23 AM

Mutya ng Pilipinas winners

Klyza Castro of Davao City (center) waves to the crowd after being crowned Mutya Pilipinas 2019 Asia Pacific International at the Mall of Asia Arena Sunday. Joining Castro are other winners April Short of Zamboanga City (left) who was crowned Mutya Pilipinas 2019 World Top Model and Tyra Goldman of Nevada as Mutya Pilipinas 2019 Tourism International. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Hakab Na!

More than 2,000 Filipino mothers with their babies participate in a mass breastfeeding program to mark National Breastfeeding Awareness Month in Manila, Philippines, Sunday. Hakab Na! which is on its 7th year aims to raise awareness on the benefits of breastfeeding and provide support to breastfeeding mothers. Joeal Calupitan, AP Photo

Honoring Quezon

Honor guard stand at attention during the wreath laying ceremonies in honor of President Manuel Quezon’s 141st birth anniversary at the Quezon Memorial Circle on Monday. Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte, Vice Mayor Gian Sotto and special guest of honor Israeli Ambassador to the Philippines Rafael Harpaz led the ceremony. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

'Free West Papua'

A Filipino protester holds a slogan with an image of the Morning Star flag of West Papua during a rally outside the Indonesian embassy at metropolitan Manila on Monday. More than a dozen Filipinos protested outside the Indonesia embassy in Manila on Monday to call for an end to Indonesian occupation of West Papua as part of the "Free West Papua" global action this August. Aaron Favila, AP

A Malasakit Center in Pasig

Senator Bong Go visits patients in the pregnancy ward during the opening of a Malasakit Center at the Rizal Medical Center in Pasig City on Monday. Malasakit Centers are one-stop shops within hospitals for patients seeking medical and financial assistance from government institutions. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Dengue persists in Cagayan de Oro

Dengue patients are confined at the pediatric ward of the JR Borja General Hospital in Cagayan de Oro on Monday. The city is preparing a city-wide clean up in a bid to fight the disease after seeing 1,974 cases of dengue, as Northern Mindanao breaches the epidemic threshold. Froilan Gallardo, ABS-CBN News

'Video karera' machines destroyed in Manila

Journalists film and photograph Manila Mayor Isko Moreno as he leads the destruction of video karera and fruit game machines at the Manila City Hall on Monday. Members of PNP Special Mayor’s Reaction Team (SMaRT) confiscated the gambling machines during anti-criminality operations at the Baseco Compound in Tondo, Manila. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

World Photography Day

Passersby at the Quezon Memorial Circle react as a child takes their photo using a DSLR. Photography enthusiasts mark August 19 as World Photography Day. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News