THE DAY IN PHOTOS: June 4, 2019


Posted at Jun 05 2019 12:59 AM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

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Ang gulay atbp

A man tends to his stall at the Paco Market in Manila on Tuesday. Philippine economists expect the inflation rate to remain at 3% for the next quarter given lower rice and fuel prices. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

A child’s prayer

A child prays outside a mosque as Filipino Muslims mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan known as Eid al Fitr in Marikina City, east of Manila, on Tuesday. The Eid is one of the most important holidays in the Muslim world. Basilio H. Sepe, ABS-CBN News

The Queen and Trump

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (right) shakes hands with US President Donald Trump during a welcome ceremony at Buckingham Palace in central London on Monday, on the first day of the US president and First Lady's three-day State Visit to the UK. Britain rolled out the red carpet for US President Donald Trump on June 3 as he arrived in Britain for a state visit already overshadowed by his outspoken remarks on Brexit. Victoria Jones, AFP/Pool

Waste Management

Indian rag pickers look for recyclable materials as greater adjutant storks stand on top of one of the largest disposal sites in northeast India at the Boragaon area of Guwahati on Wednesday, a day before World Environment Day. The World Environment Day, annually marked on June 5, is a way to encourage awareness and action to protect the environment. Biju Boro, AFP

Labor groups commemorate Tiananmen Square protests

Members of various labor groups light candles in front of the Chinese Embassy in Makati on Tuesday to commemorate 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, an event that, until recently, China refuses to discuss. The groups also protested China's alleged suppression of its citizens. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Minimizing plastics in healthcare

(L) Health Care Without Harm Executive (HCWH) Director Ramon San Pascual and University of the Philippines Manila College of Public Health Dean Romeo Quizon sign a memorandum of understanding to minimize the use of plastics in hospitals during a press conference at the UP Manila College of Public Health Multi-purpose Hall Tuesday. HCWH and the college launched a plastics toolkit for hospitals that aims to reduce and eliminate harmful, single-use plastics in healthcare and urge health professionals to help promote proper waste management. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Work day done

A man walks towards his bag as he calls it a day at the Quezon Ave-EDSA Balintawak section of the Metro Manila Skyway Project Stage 3 in Quezon City on Tuesday. The 18.38-kilometer Skyway Project will connect the South Luzon Expressway (SLEX) and the Northern Luzon Express Way (NLEX) to decongest Metro Manila’s main thoroughfares. Gigie Cruz, ABS-CBN News

Remembering the Tiananmen Square protest

Thousands of people take part in a candlelight vigil to mark the 30th anniversary of the crackdown of pro-democracy movement at Beijing's Tiananmen Square in 1989, at Victoria Park in Hong Kong, on Tuesday. Hong Kong is the only region under Beijing's jurisdiction that holds significant public commemorations of the crackdown and its victims. Tyrone Siu, Reuters