THE DAY IN PHOTOS: June 12, 2020


Posted at Jun 13 2020 01:42 AM | Updated as of Jun 13 2020 03:54 PM

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Who let the dogs out?

Storm clouds hover above the sea in Nasugbu, Batangas as tropical depression Butchoy moves northward towards Zambales after making landfall in Quezon on Friday. The country's second storm this year will bring moderate to heavy rains over Metro Manila, Calabarzon, Bicol Region, northern Palawan including Calamian and Cuyo islands, Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Western Visayas, according to PAGASA. Domcar Lagto, ABS-CBN News

In honor of Filipino frontliners on Independence Day

A group of mountaineers raises Philippine flags in Barangay Amtic in Ligao City, Albay in celebration of the country's Independence Day on Friday. The mountaineers dedicated their celebration to the country's frontliners fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Jose Carretero, ABS-CBN News

Nothing to celebrate at Copacabana

Activists in protective gear dig mock graves on Brazil's famous Copacabana beach to symbolize the dead from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) during a demonstration in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Thursday. Brazil has the second highest number of COVID-19 cases worldwide with over 800,000, second only to the United States. Pilar Olivares, Reuters

Mañanita-style Independence Day protest held in UP

Protesters gather at UP Diliman in Quezon City on Friday for a "mañanita" to mark 122 years of Philippine independence and object to the anti-terror bill. The party theme is a jab at Maj. Gen. Debold Sinas, the Metro Manila police chief, who drew flak for allegedly ignoring social distancing rules at his birthday party last month, which he described as "mañanita." Vincent Go, ABS-CBN News

Stranded NAIA passengers receive assistance

Members of the Philippine National Police Aviation Security Group assist stranded passengers outside the NAIA Terminal 3 on Friday. Passengers forced to spend several nights beneath the NAIA Expressway due to the lack of flights back to their provinces were escorted by police and coast guard personnel to a temporary shelter at the Villamor Elementary School in Pasay City. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Carefree afternoon

Children pass the time at the Cry of Pugad Lawin Park in Quezon City on Friday, the 122nd celebration of the country’s independence. The park commemorates the moment when Andres Bonifacio and the Katipuneros tore their “cedula,” a gesture symbolizing the start of the revolution against Spanish rule. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News