THE DAY IN PHOTOS: July 11, 2019


Posted at Jul 12 2019 02:49 AM

Here are the big stories today in photos

Pacquiao’s jab

Senator Manny Pacquiao trains with Freddie Roach at the Wildcard gym in Los Angeles, California, Wednesday. Pacquiao is set to fight American professional boxer Keith Thurman for the World Boxing Association's welterweight championship at the MGM Grand Arena in Nevada on July 21, Manila time. Val Cuenca, ABS-CBN News

SOCO team investigates Binondo bank robbery

Scene of the Crime Operatives are seen through tinted glass doors as they gather evidence at the Metrobank branch in Binondo on Thursday following a robbery. Manila Mayor Isko Moreno has put up a P1-million reward for any information that would lead to the perpetrators. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Andres Bonifacio Monument cleanup

Firemen hose down the monument of revolutionary leader Andres Bonifacio in Manila on Thursday, a day after Manila mayor Isko Moreno stepped on human feces while inspecting the area. Different parts of the capital city are currently undergoing cleanup operations in an effort to develop it and become more people-friendly Johnson L. Manabat, ABS-CBN News

Flood hits New Orleans ahead of storm

Terrian Jones reacts as she feels something moving in the water at her feet as she carries Drew and Chance Furlough to their mother on Belfast Street in New Orleans during flooding from a storm in the Gulf of Mexico that dumped heavy rains Wednesday. Tropical Storm Barry is expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico and strengthen to a hurricane by Saturday according to the US National Hurricane Center. Matthew Hinto, AP Photo

World Population Day

A mother carries her child at the Burgos Market in Marikina as people do their business on World Population Day. The country’s population is likely to reach 109 million by the end of the year according to the Commission on Population while the workforce is expected to reach 70 million, which may become a challenge to the government’s efforts in job creation and economic opportunities. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News