The Day in Photos, 13 January 2017


Posted at Jan 13 2017 10:14 PM | Updated as of Jan 14 2017 01:14 AM

Here are the big stories today in photos.

Japanese PM visits Davao

An ethnic performance by local dancers welcomes Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe who arrived at the Francisco Bangoy International Airport in Davao City Thursday evening. Davao City is the final stop of Abe's two-day official visit to the country. Richard Madelo, Malacanang Photo

Abe names Philippine Eagle “Sakura”

JJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (center), flanked by wife Akie (left) and President Rodrigo Duterte, raises a stuffed toy bird in Davao City on Friday during a ceremony to name a Philippine eagle adopted by Abe. The foreign leader named the eagle Sakura. Ted Aljibe, AFP

Fruits of Davao

President Rodrigo Duterte looks on as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tastes different fruits grown locally in Davao City after the two leaders took part in various engagements at the Waterfront Hotel on Friday. Duterte welcomed Abe to his home in Matina shunning stiff ceremonies during Abe's Davao visit. Richard Madelo, Malacanang Photo

Pangolins, seahorses seized in Manila Port

Members of the Philippine Coast Guard seizes 58 pieces of Pangolins (Pholidota), 14 boxes of seahorses and 1 carton of sea dragon at the at the anchorage area of Pier 4 in North Habor in Manila. The contrabands, which cost millions of pesos, are believed to be exported to other Asian countries to be sold as aphrodisiac. ABS-CBN News

Elvis plays rugby

Amateur rugby players wear Elvis suits as they play a game between the Blue Suede Shoes and Reddy Teddies during the 25th annual Parkes Elvis Festival in the rural Australian town of Parkes, west of Sydney, Australia, on Friday. Jason Reed, Reuters