The Day in Photos, 22 May 2017


Posted at May 22 2017 11:18 PM

Trump visits Jerusalem's Western Wall

U.S. President Donald Trump visits the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray, in Jerusalem's Old City on Monday. Trump's first travel abroad as a president is also the first by a sitting U.S. president in Jerusalem's Old City.

Mandel Ngan, AFP

Duterte leaves for Russia

President Rodrigo Duterte walks to his plane at the Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City on May 22, 2017 as he departs for his visit to Russia. Duterte will be in Russia for a 4-day visit that will see him meet Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Malacanang Photo

Jeepney phaseout opposed

Members of a militant transport organization stage a rally Monday at the Land Transport Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) to protest what they see as a planned phaseout of jeepneys. The group said the plan to scrap old jeepneys and use modernized vehicles will affect the livelihood of drivers around the country and result in higher fares for commuters.

Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Nur Misuari's temporary liberty extended

Moro National Liberation Front leader Nur Misuari discusses Bangsamoro and federalism during a forum in Davao City on Sunday. A Pasig Regional Trial Court has extended Misuari’s temporary liberty until November 16 to allow him to participate in the peace process.

Manman Dejeto, ABS-CBN News

Fire guts 100 houses in Cebu

Residents sift through the remains of their houses after an early dawn fire razed around 100 houses in Barangay Matumbo, Lapu-Lapu City in Cebu on Sunday. A candle left unattended in one of the houses allegedly caused the blaze.

Charlie Saceda, ABS-CBN News