THE DAY IN PHOTOS: September 3, 2019


Posted at Sep 04 2019 12:18 AM

Here are the big stories today in photos

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No deal with Faeldon

Mrs. Elvira Sanchez, wife of former Mayor Antonio Sanchez, attends the Senate hearing on the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) law in Pasay City on Tuesday. Sanchez confirmed meeting Faeldon on August 20 but denied any unscrupulous deal that would allow the early release of the former mayor who was convicted for the rape-slay case of Eileen Sarmenta in 1993. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

‘Save Palawan from Coal’

Environmental groups call for the cancellation of the environmental compliance certificate of the proposed 15 megawatt coal-fired power plant in Palawan during a press conference in Quezon City on Tuesday. The umbrella group demanded for a moratorium on all coal projects in the country after President Duterte called for the 'fast-track' development of renewable energy and reduced reliance on coal. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

All eyes on BuCor atbp

Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) interns traverse the grounds at the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City on Tuesday. Congress is currently conducting a probe on the release of heinous-crimes convicts through the Good Conduct Time Allowance law. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

For their future

Secondary school students form a human chain in protest on Tuesday, the second day of the school term. Tens of thousands of university and secondary students boycotted classes and joined anti-government rallies for the second consecutive day, as they joined protesters calling for greater political freedom or outright independence from China. Tyrone Siu, Reuters

Capiz lanterns light up Roxas Boulevard

Motorists pass by trees adorned with capiz lanterns along Roxas Boulevard in Manila on Tuesday. The lanterns are part of the city’s beautification efforts with plans to install more throughout the capital. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News