The Day in Photos: 01 January 2018


Posted at Jan 02 2018 01:21 AM

Firecracker injury

A child reacts as he gets treatment at the Jose Reyes Memorial Medical Center in Manila during the early hours of Jan. 1, 2018. Victims of stray bullets, stabbing, and illegal firecrackers were among the patients brought to the hospital during New Year's celebrations. George Calvelo, ABS CBN News

Lighting up for 2018

Revelers light up firecrackers to welcome 2018 in Titay, Zamboanga Sibugay on 2018 New Year’s Eve. Firecrackers and pyrotechnics are still used during the New Year despite an executive order that limits its use. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Manila welcomes 2018

The Rizal Monument is illuminated by a fireworks display during New Year’s Day celebrations in Manila. President Duterte recently signed an executive order mandating local government units to assign community fireworks displays to lessen firecracker injuries and pollution. Maria Tan, ABS-CBN News

New Year’s Day rescue

Members of the San Juan Bureau of Fire Protection clears a site of a vehicular accident at the corner of Granada and Santolan Road, Barangay Valencia, Quezon City on Monday, New Year's Eve. The motorcycle rider and police officer injured during the incident were brought to San Juan Medical Center. Gigie Cruz, ABS-CBN News

2018 New Year baby

Mishela Lucas, 37, cradles her newborn son Kris Anthony Sarjos at the Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital in Manila on Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. Kris Anthony was the first baby to be born at the hospital this year according to doctors. George Calvelo, ABS CBN News


The Metro Manila skyline is covered in smog early morning New Year’s Day. The Duterte administration, hoping to address pollution and promote safety, had banned fireworks in households, allowing only community fireworks displays. George Calvelo, ABS CBN News

2018’s first sunset

Against a backdrop of the first sunset of 2018, Badjao children ask for coins from local tourists. They then try to recover these by diving into the waters of the Paseo del Mar in Zamboanga City. Charlie Saceda, ABS-CBN News