The Day in Photos: 08 February 2018


Posted at Feb 09 2018 12:00 AM

Ride the Love Train

A mother and child ride the LRT line 1's love train on Wednesday, as part of this year's Valentine's Day celebration. The “Love Train” was decorated with different themes such as forest, underwater world, water shed, and hot air balloons to provide a more enjoyable ride to Metro Manila commuters. George Calvelo, ABS CBN News

Narrower still

Traffic enforcers assist motorists to prevent traffic build up along a narrow passageway towards Sevilla Bridge in Mandaluyong on Thursday. The traffic assistance initiative is implemented by the city of Manila to help decongest major thoroughfares affected by the Skyway Project construction, which is expected to last for 17 months. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Kadamay protest

A woman holds up a placard as members of urban poor group KADAMAY troop to the National Housing Authority (NHA) during its "homeless" caravan on Thursday. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

A moment before soaring

Tourists have their photos taken minutes before the hot air balloons take flight during the opening of the Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta in Clark, Pampanga on Thursday. The festival, which features various aviation exhibitions and activities, will run from February 8 to 11. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

BBL consultation in Sulu

Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza joins senators Juan Miguel Zubiri, JV Ejercito, and Sherwin Gatchalian during a consultation on the Bangsamoro Basic Law in Sulu on Thursday. Nickee Butlangan, ABS-CBN News

Bongbong visits loyal supporters

Former Senator Bongbong Marcos visits his supporters as they stage a rally in front of the Supreme Court in Manila on Thursday. The protesters want a recount of votes in the closely fought 2016 vice-presidential elections, claiming Marcos was allegedly cheated by Vice President Leni Robredo, a charge the latter denies. George Calvelo, ABS CBN News


Wingwalkers perform for visitors of the Hot Air Balloon Fiesta at Clark Air Field in Pampanga on Thursday. Aviation enthusiasts and tourists will be treated with colorful hot air balloon displays and an aerobatic show until February 11. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News