The Day in Photos, 9 January 2017


Posted at Jan 09 2017 09:14 PM | Updated as of Jan 10 2017 12:59 PM

Protest vs coal-fired power plant

Environmental groups hold a die-in protest rally in front of San Miguel Power Corp. in Mandaluyong City to demand the closure of its coal-fired power plant in Limay, Bataan due to environmental and health complaints. The environment department held an investigation into an alleged ash spill after receiving complaints from Limay residents. Manny Palmero, ABS-CBN News

LOOK: Black Nazarene procession from the top

Devotees occupy Jones bridge as they take part in the annual procession of the Black Nazarene on Monday. Millions of barefoot devotees attended the procession with at least 900 provided with medical attention, according to local authorities. Romeo Ranoco, Reuters

Devotees commemorate Traslacion

Devotees scramble to touch the Black Nazarene as it passes under the Quezon Bridge on Monday during the annual Traslacion in Manila. Close to a million devotees participated in one of the Philippines' biggest religious event. Fernando G. Sepe, Jr., ABS-CBN News

Stricter security for Traslacion

Members of Special Action Force policemen take up position as they guard the Black Nazarene religious procession in Manila, on Monday. Authorities raised the alert level in Manila for the annual Traslacion after receiving intelligence reports on possible terrorist threat during the event. Erik De Castro, Reuters

Justice for Caloocan minors

Funeral workers carry the remains of teenager Jonel Castro Segovia during his funeral in Caloocan City on Sunday. Police said Segovia was one of the seven people shot dead by suspected vigilantes at a house storing illegal narcotics. Romeo Ranoco, Reuters

La La Land wins Golden Globe

Producers (left-right) Jordan Horowitz and Fred Berger accept the award for Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy for "La La Land" during the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards show in Beverly Hills, California, U.S. on Sunday. Paul Drinkwater, Courtesy of NBC/Handout via Reuters