The Day in Photos: 24 September 2018


Posted at Sep 24 2018 11:09 PM

QC launches E-trike project

Barangay representatives and members of different tricycle operators check the new electric trikes during the launching of Quezon City’s E-trike project in Panay Avenue on Monday. The pilot project, implemented by Quezon city government with assistance from JICA and BEMAC, aims to give the public a more comfortable ride and a much more eco-friendly mode of transportation. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Seized goods for typhoon aid

The Bureau of Customs led by Commissioner Isidro Lapena turns over various forfeited goods on Monday to the Department of Social Welfare and Development, represented by Ronal Reonal, to help people affected by typhoon Ompong. The donated goods, which are safe for human consumption, were declared abandoned for lack of interest from the importer. ABS-CBN News

Prayers for Vietnam President

Buddhist monks pray for the late President Tran Dai Quang at the Viet Nam Quoc Tu Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday. Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang, a former police chief known as a tough politician and committed communist with little tolerance for dissent, died on September 21 aged 61 after a serious illness, state media reported. Kao Nguyen, AFP

Towards a rabies-free community

Members of the Humane Society International's Street Dog Defender conduct a door-to-door mass vaccination of dogs in Payatas, Quezon City on Monday to mark World Rabies Day. Rabies kills up to 300 people every year in the Philippines and 50,000 to 70,000 people globally with most cases linked to dog bites, according to Humane Society. ABS-CBN News

Joy of Christmas

A child runs past Christmas decorations from a street stall in Manila on Sunday. The Philippines, where at least 80 percent of the population is Christian, is known for celebrating the longest Christmas in the world. Jam Sta Rosa, AFP

Early warning for Itogon residents

Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan on Monday persuades residents to evacuate in preparation for the possible impact of a coming typhoon. PAGASA advised residents in landslide-prone areas to take extra precaution, as Typhoon Paeng may bring rains in northern Luzon. Dennis Datu, ABS-CBN News

Bye, whale

Visitors to the Royal National Park look at a large whale carcass that washed up on Wattamolla Beach, south of Sydney, Australia on Monday. Dean Lewins, AAP via Reuters