THE DAY IN PHOTOS: Jan. 7, 2020


Posted at Jan 07 2020 11:13 PM | Updated as of Jan 07 2020 11:28 PM

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Duterte signs P4.1 trillion budget for 2020

President Duterte poses with members of the Senate after signing into law the General Appropriations Act (GAA) of 2020 during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on Monday. Duterte signed the P4.1 trillion 2020 budget, which is 9 percent higher than the P3.76 trillion budget for 2019. King Rodriguez, Presidential Photo

16 hurt in Tondo fire

A volunteer firefighter puts out a fire at a multi-storey garment warehouse in Lakandula street, Tondo, Manila Tuesday. At least 16 people, including its owner, were reported injured during the fire. ABS-CBN News

Scanning for sickness

Arriving passengers undergo mandatory body temperature scanning at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 on Tuesday. The Department of Health is currently implementing strengthened monitoring of travelers arriving at Philippine airports due to the recent reports on mysterious viral pneumonia cases in Wuhan, China. Raoul Esperas, ABS-CBN News

Securing the area

A member of the Philippine National Police (PNP) K-9 unit patrols the perimeter of Plaza Miranda as security is beefed up for the procession and blessing of Black Nazarene replicas at the Quiapo Church on Tuesday. The procession of the replicas serves as a prelude to the Traslacion procession and showcases various images, some centuries old. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Koala rescue amid wildfire

Adelaide wildlife rescuer Simon Adamczyk is seen with a koala rescued at a burning forest near Cape Borda on Kangaroo Island, southwest of Adelaide, Australia, Tuesday. Wildlife groups fear that at least 30 percent of the Koala colony on Australia’s northeast coast has been lost in the bushfire. David Mariuz, AAP Image via Reuters

Procession of replicas

Priests and lay persons bless Black Nazarene replicas as they pass underneath a footbridge near the Quiapo Church on Tuesday, a few days before the procession of the Black Nazarene image. The ceremonial return of the image to the Quiapo Church every January 9 is attended by millions of devotees as a show of faith. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Turtle hatchlings released

Olive Riley Sea Turtle hatchlings are released along the shores of Barangay Natipuan in Nasugbu town, Batangas on Tuesday. A total of 111 hatchlings were released in a bid to raise sea turtle conservation in the area. Domcar C. Lagto, ABS-CBN News

Best seat in the house

A child observes from a window as devotees pass by Palanca Street during the parade of Black Nazarene replicas on Tuesday. Devotees take part in the parade in preparation for the annual Traslacion feast on January 9. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News