THE DAY IN PHOTOS: June 17, 2019


Posted at Jun 18 2019 12:32 AM | Updated as of Jun 18 2019 07:11 AM

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Meanwhile in Hong Kong

Protesters demanding Hong Kong's leaders to step down and withdraw a controversial bill remain in the central business district well into the night, in Hong Kong, China on Sunday. Protests against the extradition bill have escalated in recent days and have forced the city's embattled Chief Executive Carrie Lam to indefinitely suspend its passage. Athit Perawongmetha, Reuters

Woody meets Woody

Actor Tom Hanks poses for photographers with his Toy Story character 'Woody', upon arrival at the screening for 'Toy Story 4' in London, Sunday. The fourth installment of the classic animated movie will premiere this week in the Philippines. Joel C Ryan, Invision/AP

Rights group seeks justice

Members of human rights group Karapatan stage a demonstration in front of Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City Monday, calling for justice for the death of human rights workers Ryan Hubilla and Nelly Bagsala. The group says the government’s implementation of its counter-insurgency program “Oplan Kapayapaan” can be linked to supposed human rights violations. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

El Nino's effect

A man holds a mudfish caught in the shallow waters of Maputi River, a major tributary of the Angat Dam. The water level in the dam, which provides about 90 percent of Metro Manila’s raw water requirements, dipped to 162.39 meters above sea level (masl) on Monday because of a lack of rain caused by El Nino. The reservoir’s lowest level was at 157.57 masl which occurred in 2010. Gigie Cruz, ABS-CBN News

Maritime incident

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol shows a June 10 photo of the damaged Filipino fishing boat F/B Gem-Ver after it was hit by a Chinese vessel at the Recto bank during a press conference on Monday. The Philippines has filed a diplomatic protest after Filipino fishermen said a Chinese vessel rammed their anchored boat on Sunday night then abandoned them as the boat sank. Aaron Favila, AP

A different shot

June Mar Fajardo plays with the camera of a photographer at the sidelines of the Gilas Pilipinas’ first practice in preparation for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup at the Meralco Gym in Pasig on Monday. Gilas is set to hold practice twice weekly in preparation for the World Cup in China in August. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News