THE DAY IN PHOTOS: March 1, 2019


Posted at Mar 02 2019 12:14 AM | Updated as of Mar 02 2019 05:24 PM

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Rainbow Warrior arrives for “Ship it Back” tour

Musicians and dancers perform during the arrival of “The Rainbow Warrior” at the Pier 15, South Harbor in Manila on Friday. The Greenpeace ship primarily sails under wind power and is in the country to tackle plastic pollution as part of the “Ship it Back” tour. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Traffic looms with Tandang Sora flyover closure

Preparations and clearing operations are underway for the closure of the Tandang Sora flyover scheduled on March 2, to give way to the construction of the MRT-7 line, in this photo taken on Friday. Heavy traffic is expected in the area as the closure of the busy intersection would affect both westbound and eastbound lanes of Commonwealth Avenue. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Enrile campaigns for 5th term

Senatorial candidate Juan Ponce Enrile greets supporters during his campaign sortie in Malabon and Navotas on Friday. The 95-year old political figure, who was first elected as a senator in 1987, would have his fifth term in the upper chamber if he wins a seat in the May 2019 midterm elections. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Locsin, Pompeo discuss Mutual Defense Treaty

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (right) and Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr speak after a news conference at the Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs Home Office in Manila on Friday. Pompeo expressed the US government's commitment under the Mutual Defense Treaty, citing China’s recent construction of military facilities in the West Philippines Sea. Andrew Harnik, Pool/AFP

Praying for Bishop Ambo's safety

Catholic nuns, along with church goers, pray in a vigil at the San Roque Cathedral in Caloocan City, Friday. The Catholic faithful prayed for the safety of Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David, who has received death threats for his stand against extra-judicial killings and defense of human rights. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News