THE DAY IN PHOTOS: May 3, 2019


Posted at May 04 2019 12:03 AM | Updated as of May 04 2019 01:53 AM

Here are the big stories today in photos

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Bolinao’s St. James the Great

A mural of St. James the Great on the ceiling of its parish church is seen as parishioners attend the first Friday Mass in Bolinao, Pangasinan. St. James the Great Parish is a Spanish colonial church established in 1608 and is considered the oldest in Pangasinan where most original materials are still intact. Jojo Riñoza, ABS-CBN News

#Bar2018: A proud tatay

A man reacts after seeing the name of his daughter on the list of Bar passers at the Supreme Court in Manila on Friday. The Supreme Court released the names of 1,800 passers out of 8,155 examiners who took the Bar last November 2018. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

World Press Freedom Day protest

Journalists and artists led by the International Association of Women in Radio and Television hold a protest in front of Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City in observance of World Press Freedom Day on Friday. The group raised concern over the alleged attacks on media and urged President Duterte to respect the media’s rights to truth-telling. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Preparing for Thailand king’s coronation

Thai soldiers dressed in traditional costumes transfer the Royal Golden Plaque of the official title of His Majesty the King, the Royal Golden Plaque of His Majesty's horoscope, and the Royal Seal of State from the Temple of the Emerald Buddha to the Baisal Daksin Throne Hall at the Grand Palace in Bangkok on Friday. The coronation of King Maha Vajiralongkorn, 66, will kick off on Saturday and end on Monday, more than two years after he ascended the throne following the death of his father King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The Committee on Public Relations of the Coronation King Rama X, handout via Reuters

The next boxing sensation?

Aaron Jude Bado (in red) of Team Northern Mindanao throws a punch against John Wayne Vicera of Team Calabarzon during their championship match at the Palarong Pambansa in Davao City on Friday, May 3. Bado won via unanimous decision, taking home the gold in secondary boys boxing. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News