THE DAY IN PHOTOS: February 26, 2019


Posted at Feb 27 2019 03:23 AM | Updated as of Feb 27 2019 12:07 PM

VP Leni meets Miss Universe

Vice President Leni Robredo welcomes Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray during her courtesy visit at the Office of the Vice President in Quezon City on Tuesday. The fourth Filipino Miss Universe continues her series of homecoming activities in the country two months after her coronation. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Lapid woos Bataan voters

Senatorial hopeful Lito Lapid reaches out to people during his campaign motorcade in Bataan, Tuesday. The actor-politician, who served the Senate for 2 terms, from 2004 to 2016, joined the Nationalist People's Coalition (NPC) last year but is virtually running an independent campaign. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News


Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Regional Governor Mujiv Hataman (left) turns over the offices of the ARMM to Bangsamoro Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) Interim Chief Minister Al Haj Murad Ebrahim at the Office of the Regional Governor Compound in Cotabato City on Tuesday. Manman Dejeto, ABS-CBN News

After the fire at Customs

Bureau of Customs (BOC) officials retrieve files and office equipment from its main headquarters in the Port Area of Manila, on Tuesday. Its main building was razed by fire the night of February 22, causing a major disruption in their operations, a Customs spokesperson said. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Enjoying Baseco beach

Children play by the shore as a number of beachgoers spend their afternoon at the Baseco beach in Tondo, on Tuesday. Despite government advisories and warnings, people still flock to the beach which, according to the health department, still has high coliform levels, which may cause water-borne diseases, including cholera, skin diseases, diarrhea, typhoid fever, as well as eye infections. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Dagupan fire

A firefighter helps his partner cool off as they take out a fire at Barangay Pogo Chico in Dagupan City, Pangasinan on Tuesday, with 2 days left before the observance of National Fire Prevention Month in March. ABS-CBN News

Catriona stamps

Rodine Teodoro, creative artist of Philippine Postal Corporation, presents a commemorative stamp he designed with the photo of Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray on Tuesday. The stamp will be available to the public on Wednesday, February 27, at PhilPost. ABS-CB News