THE DAY IN PHOTOS: July 17, 2019


Posted at Jul 19 2019 12:12 AM

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Pacquiao vs Thurman

World Boxing Association welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (left) and WBA welterweight super champion Keith Thurman pose during a news conference at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Wednesday in Las Vegas, Nevada. The two will meet in a WBA welterweight title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on July 21, Manila time. Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

50 years after Apollo 11

People look at an image of the Saturn V rocket, which launched the Apollo 11 astronauts into space, as it is projected onto the side of the Washington Monument in Washington, U.S. on Wednesday. The world marks the 50th anniversary of the first manned mission to land the moon on July 20,1969, with crew members Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. Joshua Roberts, Reuters

Falcon’s wind

Boys jump into the water despite strong waves after a strong downpour at Manila bay on Wednesday. Tropical storm Falcon is expected to exit the Philippine area of responsibility Thursday evening if it continues moving northward at 20 kph, according to PAGASA. Aaron Favila, AP

They’ve got it all

Young people innovate with a wooden raft as they navigate the flooded portion of MacArthur Highway in Barangay Ibayo, Marilao, Bulacan on Thursday. The monsoon rains enhanced by tropical storm Falcon and another low pressure area near Ilocos caused massive flooding in different parts of the country. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Cleaning up for SONA

A janitor cleans the House of Representatives in Quezon City on Thursday for the upcoming 4th State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte on July 22. Duterte is set to deliver his fourth speech in the middle of his term as president. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News


Undersecretary Severo Catura, executive director of the Presidential Human Rights Committee secretariat, talks in front of a slideshow presentation during a news conference in Manila, on Thursday. A Philippine official says thousands of police officers have received administrative punishments and more than 2,000 were dismissed for wrongdoings during raids where drug suspects were killed. Aaron Favila, AP

Jaybee's burial

Relatives and friends of Jaybee Castor mourn during the 23-year old’s burial at the Manila North Cemetery on Thursday. Castor, who was abducted by masked men in June, was found dead along a road in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan this month with sachets of methamphetamine and a sign saying, "I am an addict.” Basilio H. Sepe, ABS-CBN News