The Day in Photos: 07 March 2018


Posted at Mar 07 2018 11:07 PM

QC fire displaces 400 families

A fireman uses his flashlight during a huge fire that engulfed a slum area in Barangay Botocan in Quezon City, Tuesday. More than 150 houses were destroyed by the fire, affecting at least 400 families. Noel Celis, AFP

Papua New Guinea hit by second quake

People displaced by an earthquake gather at a relief center in the central highlands of Papua New Guinea in this photo taken last March 1, 2018. At least 18 people were reported killed after a 6.7 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea’s Southern highland early Wednesday morning, a week after a strong quake killed at least 55 people. Milton Kwaipo, Caritas Australia/Handout via Reuters

Erupting Shinmoedake

An aerial view shows Shinmoedake peak erupting between Miyazaki and Kagoshima prefectures, southwestern Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo March 6, 2018. Kyodo via Reuters

Young Women Power

Young women join a march organized by the National Youth Commission with the theme “Young Women Inspiring Women” in Quezon City, Wednesday. The group honored young Filipino women who inspired other women through different advocacies and beliefs as they aspire to become better citizens of the country. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Christian groups say no to SOGIE

Members of the Christian Coalition for Righteousness, Justice and Truth (CCRJT), a group consisting of churches and other faith-based groups, stage a prayer rally outside the Philippine Senate to express their strong opposition to the SOGIE Bill (House Bill 4982 or the Act of Prohibiting Discrimination on the Basis of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity or Expression) on Wednesday. George Calvelo, ABS CBN News

‘Safe streets for women’

Participants sit on a bench as women artists from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) work on an art installation against harassment of women in public places at the Plaza Salamanca in Manila on Wednesday. The group aims to raise awareness on the different forms of harassment experienced by women, citing clothing choices as a common reason of getting harassed in public. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

A woman’s fight

Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno poses with students after speaking at a forum entitled "Laban ng Kababaihan, Laban ng Bayan" at St. Scholastica's College in Manila on Wednesday. Sereno urged the ruling party to respect the Constitution and strengthen transparency and accountability as part of good governance. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News