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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: August 22, 2019

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Posted at Aug 23 2019 02:19 AM

Hybrid solar diesel-powered plant in Romblon

Aerial photo shows the 7.5-MWp Tumingad Solar Power Project located in Odiongan, Romblon. President Duterte inaugurated the hybrid solar diesel-powered plant developed by Sunwest Water and Electric Company which would provide renewable electricity in the province. Karl Norman Alonzo, Presidential Photo

Bato reacts to NUSP

Senator Ronald dela Rosa reacts to National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) president Raoul Manuel, a resource person on the hearing regarding the Mandatory ROTC bill, after the latter criticized the senator for backing the release of convicted ex-mayor Antonio Sanchez during a Senate hearing Thursday.

Manuel later on apologized to the committee for making comments irrelevant to the topic. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Honoring a former Ananda Marga missionary

Members of the Ananda Marga led by Avt Ananda Anupama Ac, Sectorial Women's Welfare Secretary of Manila Sector, pay tribute to philanthropist Gina Lopez during the public viewing of her remains at the ABS-CBN Broadcasting Center in Quezon City on Thursday. Lopez spent 20 years of her life as an Ananda Marga yoga missionary in Portugal, India, and Africa to teach underprivileged children as a form of service to humanity and God. Gigie Cruz, ABS-CBN News

A mother’s fight

Mrs. Iluminada Gomez, mother of Allan Gomez, who was the killed with Eileen Sarmenta in the June 1993 rape-slay involving former Calauan town mayor Antonio Sanchez, speaks during a protest at University of the Philippines Los Baños on Thursday. Mrs. Gomez, now 73 years old, decried the alleged impending release of Sanchez. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Taking break at Skyway project

Men take a break from work at the construction site of the Skyway Stage 3 project at Quirino Avenue, Osmeña Highway intersection in Manila on Thursday. The construction of the road project, which is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2020, has been causing heavy traffic during rush hour in one of Manila’s major thoroughfares. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News