THE DAY IN PHOTOS: May 25, 2020


Posted at May 26 2020 01:22 AM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

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Free ride to Sorsogon

Stranded workers line up for a free ride to Sorsogon at the Shrine of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Baclaran, Parañaque on Sunday. The Office of Vice President Leni Robredo, in coordination with the local government of Sorsogon, provided 10 buses to help workers who got laid-off and stranded during the enhanced community quarantine to return home to Sorsogon amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Vincent Go, ABS-CBN News

'Kaunting tulong po': Jeepney drivers appeal for help

Jeepney drivers plying the Sangandaan-Divisoria route solicit donations along Mabini Street in Caloocan City on Monday. The government's enhanced community quarantine prohibited all public transportation in Metro Manila. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Thousands of OFWs homeward bound after weeks of quarantine

Overseas Filipino workers line up for their flights at NAIA Terminal 2 in Paranaque on Monday. Around 3,500 OFWs are scheduled to return to their home provinces after completing the mandatory quarantine, weeks after arriving in Metro Manila according to Overseas Workers Welfare Administration. President Duterte ordered different government agencies to bring around 24,000 repatriated workers to their home provinces within a week. Czar Dancel, ABS-CBN News

Bridging Makati and Pasig

Children swim in the Pasig river near the construction site of the BGC-Ortigas Center bridge that will link Lawton Avenue in Makati and Sta. Monica street in Pasig City on May 25, 2020. The bridge construction recently resumed weeks after it was suspended due to the imposition of the enhanced community quarantine in Metro Manila on March 16. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

'Joy' of life

Returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) take their meals as they wait at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 in Pasay City on Monday. The repatriated OFWs are scheduled to take their flights to their respective home province after undergoing the mandatory quarantine in Manila. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Abe lifts state of emergency in Japan

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (top right) is seen on a live TV broadcast in Tokyo’s Shinjuku area on Monday. Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on May 25 lifted the state of emergency imposed nationally to combat coronavirus following a sharp decline in the number of new cases. Charly Triballeau, AFP

Testing the waters

Revelers celebrate Memorial Day weekend at Osage Beach of the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri in the United States on Saturday, in this screen grab taken from social media video. The video went viral because of the obvious violation on social distancing rules as the people enjoyed the holiday coming from the quarantine that ended early May. Twitter/Lawler50, via Reuters

Smaller and smaller circles

People in Domino Park are seen in circles painted as guidelines for social distancing during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Brooklyn, New York City in the United States on Sunday. The state of New York, which has the highest number of COVID-19 cases at over 366,000 with over 29,000 recorded deaths, relaxed its rules on outdoor gatherings albeit with social distancing rules. Andrew Kelly, Reuters