THE DAY IN PHOTOS: July 5, 2019


Posted at Jul 06 2019 12:52 AM

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Trump's salute to America

The Blue Angels (six F-18s) fly overhead as people gather on the National Mall during the Fourth of July event with US President Donald Trump at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC on Thursday. Trump led the celebrations at the Lincoln Memorial for an unprecedented "Salute to America" event that included a televised address, military hardware and a giant fireworks display. Andrew Caballero, AFP

Putin and the Pope

Pope Francis (right) greets Russian President Vladimir Putin upon his arrival for a private audience on Thursday at the Vatican. Putin arrived in Rome for a lightning visit including talks with the pope and Italy's populist government, which has called for an easing of sanctions despite Moscow's ongoing crisis with the West. Alessandro Di Meo, AFP/Pool

One more innocent victim

The brother of 3-year-old Myca Ulpina touches her casket during her wake in Rodriguez, Rizal on Friday. Ulpina was shot during what police said was a sting operation intended to arrest her father, who they said was armed and had used the child as a human shield. Eloisa Lopez, Reuters

Fisherfolk group calls for Duterte impeachment

A masked protester stands behind prop jail bars during a protest in Mendiola on Friday calling for President Duterte’s impeachment. Fisherfolk led by Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas alleges that Duterte compromised the fishing rights of Filipinos in the West Philippine Sea. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Loading and unloading in 'No loading and unloading'

Despite the presence of traffic enforcers and a sign that says loading and unloading is prohibited, pedestrians still wait and try to hail jeepneys along Quiapo, Manila on Friday. Recent clean-up efforts of the local government has led to roads being cleared of vendors peddling wares on the streets and illegally parked vehicles. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Alternative employment

A rider of an on-demand delivery service checks his phone as another person picks up products to be delivered in Quezon City on Friday. As the e-commerce industry in the country continues to rise because of convenience and accessibility, on-demand delivery services have proven to be a hot commodity making it a viable job option for some. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Sports selfie

A para-athlete takes a selfie during the general assembly of the Philippine Sports Commission on Friday for the upcoming Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games). The Philippines will host the SEA Games for the first time since 2005 and this year’s event will include e-sports. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News