The Day in Photos, 28 June 2017
Here are the big stories today in photos.
Duterte celebrates Eid al-Fitr in Malacañan
President Rodrigo Duterte shares a light moment with the attendees of the Eid'L Fitr celebration at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace on Tuesday evening. Malacañan hosted Muslim leaders and government officials to celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Richard Madelo, Malacanang Photo
Taking the trash out of Tullahan river
Workers from the Quezon City Environment Protection and Waste Management Department (EPWMD) remove trash and debris along a section of the Tullahan River in Quezon City on Wednesday. The river clean-up is part of the celebration of Philippine Environment Month. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News
Pacquiao faces Horn in Australia
Boxers Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines and Australia's Jeff Horn stand together following their official news conference ahead of their WBO welterweight fight in Brisbane, Australia on Wedensday. Dubbed as the “Battle of Brisbane,” the Pacquiao vs Horn bout will be held on Sunday morning, July 2 in Brisbane, Australia. Dave Hunt, AAP via Reuters
Near the end?
Government soldiers being deployed to the conflict area manage to flash smiles Wednesday in Marawi City. Despite the high death toll among the soldiers' ranks, the government has said that the conflict can end in a week or two. Fernando G. Sepe Jr., ABS-CBN News
Guarding the neighborhood
Government soldiers guard a bridge in the outskirts of Marawi City where some residents never left their homes despite the fighting between the troops and the Maute terrorist group. Fernando G. Sepe Jr., ABS-CBN News
Street children raise their hands as they make their pledge against drugs at the recognition and oath taking ceremony for children who have undergone the Drug Abuse Resistance Education seminar at the Manila Boystown on Wednesday. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News