Workers produce face masks in the workshop of a textile company in Jimo District of Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong Province on Wednesday in this photo released by Xinhua News Agency. Qingdao Municipal Bureau of Industry and Information Technology has mobilized two large textile companies to produce face masks to help the fight against the novel coronavirus epidemic. Liang Xiaopeng, Xinhua via AP
Cambodia allows cruise ship to dock
The MS Westerdam, owned by Holland America Line, sails off a port of Sihanoukville, Cambodia, Thursday. Holland America Line said the ship has been turned away by the Philippines, Taiwan, Japan and Thailand, though its operator said no cases of the disease have been confirmed among the more than 2,200 passengers and crew. Heng Sinith, AP Photo
'Go vegan, avoid virus'
Animal rights activists in Hazmat (hazardous materials) suits stage a protest in front of the Department of Health in Manila on Thursday. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) urged people to go vegan amid the Covid-19 outbreak, which was traced from consuming wildlife meat. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News
'Stop Kaliwa Dam funding'
Members of the Stop Kaliwa Dam Network pose for photos during a press conference in Quezon City. The environmental advocates urged the Chinese government to stop funding the Kaliwa Dam Project, which would affect indigenous communities. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News
Archeologists rediscover WWII hero's memorial marker
Archeologist Nikki Vesagas brushes the recently rediscovered memorial marker of Maria Orosa during the 75th anniversary commemoration of the bombing of Remedios Hospital on Thursday at the Malate Catholic School compound in Manila. A group of archeologists found the World War II hero’s epitaph by accident on Sunday while they were looking for a different grave. Orosa is credited with inventing banana ketchup and Soyalac. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News
A shop in Dangwa, Manila sells Valentine's Day flower arrangements with face masks and a variety of hygiene products amid the alert over the coronavirus disease 2019 on Thursday. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News
David Carlos repeats as MPBL dunk king
David Carlos of Makati-Super Crunch soars above MPBL founder Sen. Manny Pacquiao, his son Jimuel, and two others to complete his dunk attempt during the MPBL all-star slam-dunk contest at MoA Arena on Thursday. That effort essentially won the slam dunk title for Carlos. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN news
Florists in a store at the Dangwa Flower Market have a light moment as they work to meet orders during the rush on Thursday, the eve of Valentine’s Day. Also known as Bulaklakan ng Maynila, the Dangwa Flower Market is popular for its fresh flowers priced competitively specially during this time of the year. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News