THE DAY IN PHOTOS: April 5, 2019


Posted at Apr 06 2019 01:34 AM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

Sunset in Zambales

Residents take a break as the sun sets as seen from the coast of Zambales, Thursday. Zambales, known for its stretch of sandy beaches and mountain ranges, attracts tourists seeking adventure during the summer break. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Obando fire aftermath view from above

Aerial view of a fire aftermath at Sitio Rafael, Salambao, Obando, Bulacan in this photo taken on Friday. The area is allegedly part of the Manila Bay reclamation project, which according to environmental and fisherfolk groups would impact the bay’s biodiversity. RA Valderrama, ABS-CBN News

“Defend Philippine Waters”

Members of various activist groups hold a picket in front of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to protest the presence of a foreign dredging vessel in the waters off Lobo town in Batangas, on Friday. The environment department ordered M/V Emerald, a vessel registered in Sierra Leone, to leave after allegedly failing to secure all government permits needed for the dredging project. Basilio Sepe, ABS-CBN News

Pangasinan Day dance

The Ligligwa Dance group from Mangaldan National High School performs a cultural dance honoring the Our Lady of Manaoag during the commemorative program in celebration of the 439th Pangasinan Day at Sison Auditorium in Lingayen on Friday. ABS-CBN News

Wildfire hits Gangwon, South Korea

Flames are seen during a wildfire in Donghae, South Korea, Friday. Thousands were forced to evacuate after the fire hit 525 hectares of property in Gangwon Province. Yonhap via Reuters

'Justice for Negros 14'

Members of peasant organizations and support groups light candles during a rally in front of the Department of Agriculture in Quezon City on Friday, to honor farmers who were killed in Negros Oriental last March 29. The group demanded justice for the 14 farmers killed on 3 separate police operations.Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News