THE DAY IN PHOTOS: July 21, 2020


Posted at Jul 21 2020 11:49 PM

Here are the big stories today in photos.

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Black Lives Matter protests continue

Federal agents use crowd control munitions to disperse Black Lives Matter protesters near the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse on Monday, in Portland, Oregon, USA. Officers used teargas and projectiles to move the crowd after some protesters tore down a fence fronting the courthouse. Noah Berger, AP

Manila teachers prepare for blended learning

Teachers and school employees prepare modules for elementary students at the Geronimo Santiago Elementary School in Manila on Tuesday, as the education department transitions to blended learning for the upcoming school opening. The education department underscored the need to educate children through different learning tools amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Construction continues despite COVID-19 pandemic

Workers weld iron rods at the construction site of the Unified Grand Central Station (UGCS), also known as the Common Station for the metro's train lines, along North EDSA on Tuesday. The government is pushing through with its “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure program as part of its efforts to stimulate growth and job creation in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Quarantine violators apprehended in QC

Quezon City’s Task Force Disiplina and members of the Quezon City Police round up 31 individuals, including minors, from Sitio Militar in Barangay Bago Bantay for violating quarantine protocols on Tuesday. The individuals were taken back home after undergoing profiling and a short orientation on quarantine protocols and the proper use of a face mask. President Rodrigo Duterte earlier asked police to be stricter in implementing COVID-19 restrictions as the country’s virus cases continue to rise. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Continuous support for ABS-CBN

ABS-CBN employees and supporters join a noise barrage in front of the network’s headquarters in Quezon City, with protests calling for the company's return to the airwaves entering its second week. Following the network’s shutdown, the Philippine Competition Commission said Tuesday it would watch developments in the free TV industry to review the situation and flag any necessary concerns. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News