THE DAY IN PHOTOS: March 15, 2023


Posted at Mar 16 2023 12:34 AM

Here are the day's top stories in photos.

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Caring for the elderly after missile strike in Ukraine

An elderly resident receives medical attention following a Russian missile strike on a residential building in Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Tuesday. According to the Ukrainian Prosecutor Generals office, one person was killed and three were wounded in the incident. Russian troops entered Ukraine on February 24, 2022 starting a conflict that has provoked destruction and a humanitarian crisis. Yevgen Honcharenko, EPA-EFE

Caloy Yulo back in PH after successful World Cup stint

Bemedaled gymnast Carlos Yulo poses for photos during his arrival in the Philippines on Tuesday evening, after participating in the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup Series held in Germany, Qatar, and Azerbaijan. Yulo won gold medals in men’s floor exercise in Doha, Qatar, and men's parallel bars and vault in Baku, Azerbaijan. Dyan Castillejo, ABS-CBN News

Clothing essentials for selected 4Ps beneficiaries

Select Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries receive clothing essentials during the launch of ”Bihisang Bayan” at Valenzuela New Municipal Hall in Valenzuela City on Wednesday. ”Bihisang Bayan,” a project initiated by BunBuy Marketplace and NextGen Foundation together with the Department of Social Welfare and Development, aims to provide clothing assistance to about 25,000 DSWD-selected 4Ps recipients all over the Metro Manila. Maria Tan, ABS-CBN News

Mindoro oil spill cleanup continues

The Philippine Coast Guard deploys an oil spill boom and skimmer with manual scooping around the suspected area of the sunken MT Princess Empress, approximately 7.1 nautical miles northeast of the shorelines of Balingawan Port, Lucta Port, and Buloc Bay in Oriental Mindoro on Tuesday.

The ship was carrying 800,000 liters of industrial fuel oil when it sank near the Verde Island Passage, one of the most biodiverse marine habitats in the planet, on Feb. 28 threatening economic and environmental damage to the area. Photo courtesy of Malayan Towage and Salvage Corporation/Philippine Coast Guard

Sri Lanka National hospital deserted as trade unions strike against tax raise

A view of the deserted outpatient department during a strike action at the National hospital in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Wednesday. State and private sector trade unions from various sectors staged a nationwide strike as they accused the government of unfair tax rate and electricity tariff hikes at a time when the country is experiencing its worst economic crisis in over seven decades due to a lack of foreign reserves. Chamila Karunarathne, EPA-EFE

PH Journalism icon Luis Teodoro remembered

Irene Teodoro looks at the casket of her brother Luis Teodoro during his wake at the Loyola Memorial Chapel in Commonwealth, Quezon City on Wednesday. Known by many as a pillar of Philippine journalism, the veteran journalist and former dean of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication passed away on March 13. Maria Tan, ABS-CBN News

Project Hulmahan turns shoe molds into works of art

Artworks made of discarded wooden shoe molds or lasts made by more than seven hundred artists go on display at the Project Hulmahan exhibit in Pasig City on Wednesday. Proceeds of the upcoming auction will go to community kitchen, disaster relief, livelihood projects and art workshops. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News