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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: June 15, 2020

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jun 16 2020 01:10 AM

Here are the day's top stories in photos.

Beijing reports resurgence of COVID-19 infections

Workers in protective suits check people's names on the list who were either living surrounding the Xinfadi wholesale market or have visited the market to get a nucleic acid test at a stadium in Beijing, Sunday. China reported its highest daily total of coronavirus cases in two months after the capital's biggest wholesale food market was shut down following a resurgence in local infections. Andy Wong, AP

Guilty verdict for Rappler’s Ressa

Rappler CEO and journalist Maria Ressa and former Rappler researcher-writer Reynaldo Santos Jr. join lawyer Atty. Ted Te during a press conference after receiving a guilty verdict on cyber libel by the Manila Regional Trial Court on Monday. Ressa and Santos were convicted on the cyber libel case filed by businessman Wilfredo Keng on a 2012 article alleging that he allowed the late Chief Justice Renato Corona to use his SUV and his involvement in other illegal activities. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Share the road

Cyclists navigate Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue approaching the Guadalupe bridge on Monday. The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority started painting markers on designated bike lanes along EDSA to ensure road safety in the metropolis’ busiest and most congested highway. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Enjoying a meal under GCQ

A security guard holds a sign reminding customers to observe physical distancing as two diners eat at a mall food court in Quezon City on Monday. The Department of Trade and Industry inspected restaurants for dine-in services on Monday following the decision of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) to allow it under strict COVID-19 prevention protocols. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Scrutinizing the Lopez family's reacquisition of ABS-CBN after Martial Law

Atty. Enrique Quiason (right) and Atty. Arecio Rendor, Jr. (second right) of ABS-CBN present the original copy of the company's Transfer Certificate of Title to Reps. Jesus Crispin Remulla (left) and Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr. during the congressional hearing on the ABS-CBN franchise on Monday. According to its counsels, ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp was legally reacquired by the Lopez family after Martial Law through an arbitration agreement with the Corazon Aquino administration, and upheld by the Supreme Court in 1989. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Downpour leaves Manila street flooded

Motorists navigate a flooded street in Manila during a brief downpour on Monday. State weather bureau PAGASA recently announced the start of the rainy season but said on Monday that the country will remain free of any tropical cyclones in the next two to three days. Aaron Favila, AP