The Day in Photos 17 July 2017


Posted at Jul 17 2017 10:47 PM | Updated as of Jul 18 2017 12:52 AM

Jeepney drivers hold transport strike

Jeepney drivers heckle at other drivers in Quezon City for not joining the protest against government's the phaseout of old jeepneys. The protesting transport groups are urging President Rodrigo Duterte to stop the plan to remove old jeepneys from roads and replace them with new and eco-friendly vehicles.

Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

End of 'endo' urged

Protesters take their snacks during a protest in Mendiola, Manila on Monday. Workers led by militant labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) marched towards Mendiola bridge to demand the end of employment contractualization, and the lifting of martial law in Mindanao, a week before President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address.

George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Federer wins Wimbledon title

Switzerland’s Roger Federer poses with the trophy as he celebrates his Wimbledon victory in London, Britain on Sunday. Federer won his eighth Wimbledon title by beating Croatia’s Marin Cilic.

Andrew Couldridge, Reuters

Living under a road

A woman living under along Estero de Vitas in Tondo, Manila on Sunday washes plates as a child looks on. The Philippine economy has sustained one of the fastest growth rates in Asia, official data showed on May 18, 2017 which analysts said signaled strong economic leadership from President Rodrigo Duterte even as he wages a controversial drug war.

Noel Celis, AFP

New BBL draft submitted to Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte (center) poses with Presidential Adviser on Peace Process Jesus Dureza (left), Al-Hajj Murad Ebrahim (2nd left), chairman of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), Ghazali Jaafar (2nd R), vice-chairman of the MILF and Mohagher Iqbal (right), MILF chief negotiator, as they join hands holding a new draft of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) during a ceremony at the Malacanang Palace in Manila on Monday. Duterte has offered "genuine autonomy" to the Philippines' Muslim minority to help him defeat Islamist militants who seized a southern city.

Ted Aljibe, AFP

Leaving the Marawi city hall

Local government employees take a rest as staff members pick up documents and office machines as they leave the Marawi city hall on Tuesday. Fierce fighting continues in the neighbouring barangays just beyond the city hall grounds.

Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News