THE DAY IN PHOTOS: March 27, 2019


Posted at Mar 27 2019 11:36 PM

Still I rise

Sophie Bollas dances at the “Still I Rise” event at the SM North Skydome to mark the 15th Women with Disabilities Day on Monday. Bollas, 6, suffers from slow bone development. The Philippines celebrates Women with Disabilities Day every last Monday of March to recognize and highlight the equal rights of disabled women. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

No to Manila Bay reclamation project

Members of the Philippine Canoe Kayak Dragon Boat Federation paddle around a huge streamer ‘Save Manila Bay and Stop Reclamation’ during a protest action on Wednesday. Different environmental and fisherfolk groups voiced out their opposition to the proposed reclamation project, citing its impact to the biodiversity-rich Manila Bay. Oceana Philippines/Handout

Youth agenda in 2019 Polls

Members of various youth groups hold a press conference at the United Churches of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) headquarters in Quezon City on Wednesday. The youth organizations launched its broad coalition called "LABAN KABATAAN,#TAYONA", which pushes a 14-point youth agenda including free education, good governance and the protection of press freedom among others. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

France signs deal with China

French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte pose with Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France on Tuesday. The Chinese leader visited France, Italy and Monaco to sign several deals that aim to strengthen economic partnership in the region. Philippe Wojazer, Reuters

Consulting the President

President Duterte chats with Senator Cynthia Villar on the sidelines of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) campaign rally at the South Cotabato Sports Complex in Koronadal City on Tuesday. Villar is running for her second term in the Philippine Senate. Arman Baylon, Presidential Photo

Courtesy Call

President Rodrigo Duterte shares a light moment with Song Tao, head of the International Department of the Communist Party of China Central Committee. The Chinese official paid a courtesy call to the President at the Matina Enclaves in Davao City on Monday. Richard Madelo, Presidential Photo