The Day in Photos: 28 August 2017


Posted at Aug 28 2017 08:42 PM

Widespread flooding in Houston

Interstate highway 45 is submerged from the effects of Hurricane Harvey seen during widespread flooding in Houston, Texas, U.S. on Sunday. The “unprecedented rainfall” brought by Harvey caused massive flooding in the US’ fourth most populous city, forcing residents to evacuate. Richard Carson, Reuters

Rhythm and form

Mary Andrea Cantero of the Philippines competes in the women's rhythmic gymnastics individual all-around final of the 29th Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday. Manan Vatsyayana, AFP

Duterte leads National Heroes’ Day celebration

President Duterte pays homage in front of the “Tomb of the Unknown Soldier” at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in observance of National Heroes’ Day on Monday. Duterte is set to award the Order of Lapu-Lapu medals to 129 soldiers killed in action during the Marawi siege. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Duterte meets Kian’s parents

President Duterte meets with Lorenza and Saldy delos Santos, parents of 17-year-old Kian who was killed in an anti-illegal drug police operation. The parents of the slain teenager paid a courtesy call on the President at the Malago Clubhouse in Malacañang on Monday. Ace Morandante, Malacanang Photo

Compressed Work week criticized

Members of different labor organizations from the government and private sector honor workers as part of the National Heroes' Day celebration, at the Mabuhay Rotonda in Quezon City on Monday. They criticized the proposed Compressed Workweek Bill for being biased to foreign investors and corporate interests. Manny Palmero. ABS-CBN News