The Day in Photos, 2 January 2017


Posted at Jan 02 2017 08:02 PM | Updated as of Jan 02 2017 08:09 PM

QC fire destroys 7 cars

A fire investigator inspects part of 7 cars damaged by a fire at a garage in Don Armando St., Don Antonio Heights, Holy Spirit in Quezon City on Monday. ABS-CBN News

Traffic build-up in Metro Manila

Motor vehicles are seen bumper-to-bumper at the EDSA-Kamuning area as traffic starts to build up on Monday. Thousands are expected to travel back to Metro Manila after the 4-day New Year holiday. Manny Palmero, ASB-CBN News

Garbage collectors fight for fair wages

Garbage collectors and truck drivers of 316 Metro Inc. stage a strike at the company’s dispatching area in Payatas Road, Payatas, Quezon City. The group demanded a raise in wages and the release of their 13th-month pay and other benefits. Manny Palmero, ABS-CBN News

Haze in Laguna Lake

Residents row their boat as the sun is covered by clouds and smog at sunrise in Laguna de Bay on Sunday. The Environmental Management Bureau-DENR raised concern after the Air Quality Index in Metro Manila reached the unhealthy level of 200, caused mainly by firecrackers and fireworks during the New Year celebration. Erik De Castro, Reuters

Grey smog covers Beijing

Buildings are seen on a polluted day in Beijing on Sunday. China's capital city started the year under a heavy blanket of grey smog, with a concentration of toxic particles 20 times higher than the maximum level recommended by the World Health Organization, as a new pollution cloud was - again - striking the capital. Greg Baker, AFP