THE DAY IN PHOTOS: August 1, 2019


Posted at Aug 01 2019 11:56 PM

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Remembering Cory

Archbishop Socrates Villegas holds a memorial mass for the 10th death anniversary of the late former President Corazon Aquino at the Manila Memorial Park in Parañaque City on Thursday. Aquino died on Aug. 1, 2009 at 76 years old after battling colon cancer for more than a year. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Students call for return of Filipino subjects in college

Students and members of multi-sectoral groups welcome Buwan ng Wika (National Language Month) with a protest in front of the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) office in Quezon City, August 1, 2019. The groups are calling for the scrapping of CHEd Memorandum No. 20, which excludes the study of Filipino, Panitikan, and Philippine Constitution as core subjects in the current tertiary curriculum. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Just the clothes rack

Vendors argue with cleanup personnel confiscating their clothes racks at the Baclaran area in Parañaque during cleanup operations Thursday, August 1, 2019. Metro Manila mayors have ordered clearing operations in their respective cities following the Department of Interior and Local Government’s directive to eliminate road and sidewalk obstructions in two months. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Head over heels

Aspiring beauty queens pose for photos at Citadines Hotel in Pasay on Thursday during the Mutya Pilipinas 2019 press presentation. The contest formerly known as Mutya ng Pilipinas will hold its 51st pageant on August 18, 2019, at Mall of Asia Arena. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Yi Yi says hello

i Yi, a 19-month-old female panda cub on loan from China, eats during her naming ceremony at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday. Zoos around the world have contracts with China to house pandas for a few years partly in an effort to help the endangered species to reproduce before being returned to their native land. Lim Huey Teng, Reuters