The Day in Photos, 3 April 2017


Posted at Apr 03 2017 10:34 PM

Support for Duterte

A supporter of PRRD [President Rodrigo Roa Duterte] signs a form supporting a "revolutionary government" for the country, during a protest at the Rizal Park on Sunday. Supporters of President Duterte attended a protest rally calling for either the impeachment or resignation of Vice President Robredo for criticizing the administration’s war on drugs. Angie De Silva, ABS-CBN News

African Grey Parrot rescued

A concerned citizen coaxes an African Grey Parrot as they attempt to rescue the bird at the Quezon City Memorial Circle on Monday. The exotic bird, which was rescued by crewcab driver Eduardo Rosario and ABS-CBN photojournalist Jonathan Cellona, was then turned over to the Wildlife Park Rescue Center. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Community-based drug rehab

Filipinos who are undergoing a drug rehabilitation program and are candidates for completion pray during a Holy Mass at a Catholic church in Caloocan City on Monday. A Holy Mass was held to recognize Filipinos who have voluntarily undergone a community-based drug rehabilitation program in order to steer their lives away from illegal drugs. The program is a cooperation among local anti-drug abuse councils in Caloocan City, police authorities, clergy and parishioners of the Catholic Church in Caloocan, and several cause-oriented groups. Rolex Dela Pena, EPA

Long queues at NAIA

Arriving passengers wait for their turn at the Immigration counter at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 on Monday. Long queues have been experienced in Philippine airports due to the absences of Immigration officers, who have raised concern on President Duterte’s decision to stop issuing overtime pay. Raoul Esperas, ABS-CBN News

Gunfight vs Abu Sayyaf

A soldier lays on a stretcher and is carried away by his comrades to the nearby Camp Bautista hospital after sustaining wounds in a gunfight with Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf militants in Talipao town, Sulu province on Sunday. Picture taken April 2, 2017. Nickee Butlangan, Reuters

Airstrip gone

Aircraft can be seen surrounded by floodwaters near the airport of the northern New South Wales town of Lismore, Australia on Friday, after heavy rains associated with Cyclone Debbie swelled rivers to record heights across the region. Picture taken March 31, 2017. Dave Hunt, AAP/ Reuters

Resumption of Peace Talks

National Democratic Front (NDF) senior adviser, Luis Jalandoni; founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines and NDF Chief Political Consultant, Jose Maria Sison; Norwegian Special Envoy, Elisabeth Slattum; Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus G. Dureza; chief government negotiator Silvestre H. Bello III take part in a meeting as part of the peace talks between the Government of the Philippines (GRP) and the NDF organised by the Dutch government, on April 2, 2017 in the Dutch town of Noordwijk aan Zee. The meeting is part of the fourth round of talks, which have been on and off for 30 years but were restarted by President Rodrigo Duterte after he took office last June. Sophie Mignon, AFP