THE DAY IN PHOTOS: May 16, 2019


Posted at May 17 2019 01:32 AM

Here are the big stories today in photos

Groups want probe into alleged 'poll fraud'

Members of Kabataan party-list group and other organizations express their dismay over alleged widespread electoral fraud, during a press conference held at the Bayan Muna headquarters in Quezon City on Thursday. The group denounced alleged systematic cheating and called for transparency as the official canvassing of votes continues. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Fixing our schools

Parents, teachers and private groups work together to clean and repair Pansin Elementary School in Alfonso, Cavite, to kick off the annual Brigada Eskwela, Thursday. Now on its 16th year, the Brigada Eskwela will be held on May 20-25 nationwide. Raph Bosano, ABS-CBN News

Random drug test

Elements of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency test urine samples submitted by truck, tricycle and pedicab drivers and dock workers during the implementation of "Oplan Harabas" at the Manila International Container Port, North Harbor, Manila on Thursday. Oplan Harabas aims to address illegal drug use in the country by conducting random drug testing to ensure drug-free workplaces. ABS-CBN News

Eiffel Tower 130th anniversary

A light show illuminates the Eiffel Tower during the 130th anniversary of its construction, in Paris. Built for the 1889 World's Fair, towering at 324 meters and weighing 7300 tons, the Eiffel Tower attracts nearly 7 million visitors every year. Zakaria Abdelkafi, AFP

Love light

(L-R) ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation Inc.’s Trina Tolentino, ABS-CBN Head of HR Paul Abastillas, ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation Inc. Managing Director Susan Bautista-Afan, ABS-CBN Integrated News & Current Affairs chief Ging Reyes, ABS-CBN Head of Integrated Sports Dino Laurena, ABS-CBN Corp. Chairman Mark Lopez, Liter of Light founder and executive director Illac Diaz, Secretary-General of the Philippine National Commission to UNESCO Lila Shahani, ABS-CBN Corp. President and CEO Carlo Katigbak, environmentalist and philanthropist Gina Lopez, and other ABS-CBN executives and volunteers pose for a photo holding “bottle lights” they made during the Liter of Light volunteer event at the ABS-CBN compound during the International Day of Light on Thursday. The International Day of Light aims to provide a focal point for the continued appreciation of light and the role it plays in daily life. Alec Corpuz, ABS-CBN News