The Day in Photos: 2 January 2018


Posted at Jan 02 2018 09:08 PM

Here are the big stories today in photos.


A 'supermoon' is seen rising above the skyline of London, Britain, Monday. The New Year’s Day Supermoon is the second of the “Supermoon trilogy” with the third one visible on January 31, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Toby Melville, Reuters

Off to the races

Travelers alight from vehicles near the Metro Rail Transit trains station in Quezon City on Tuesday, the second day of the year. Commuters began to crowd public transport systems as offices open after the New Year celebration. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

'Bato' cracks down on armed tanods

Philippine National Police chief Ronald Dela Rosa answers questions during a press conference at Camp Crame on Tuesday. Dela Rosa ordered the arrest of barangay security officers with illegal firearms after the deadly shooting incident in Mandaluyong last December 28. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Another proposed deal with Marcos family

Lawyer Oliver Lozano shows the letter of acknowledgment from Malacanang signed by Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Atty. Salvador Panelo on the former's suggestion to create a legal team to assess his proposed “Government Compromise Agreement with the Marcos Family” during a press conference at the office of Atty. Lozano on Tuesday. Manny Palmero, ABS-CBN News

Agaton floods Bohol town

A resident gathers belongings from their flooded house after a tropical depression hit Loboc town, Bohol province, in central Philippines on Tuesday. Two people were killed and thousands fled strong winds and floods as bad weather hit Visayas and Mindanao on January 2, following deadly back-to-back storms during the Christmas season. Michael Ligalig, AFP

Last few days of vacation

Visitors spend the day in an estuary in Limpapa, Zamboanga City on Tuesday. Many kids are still enjoying their vacation on the first week of January. Work in government offices resumes on Wednesday. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News