THE DAY IN PHOTOS: September 6, 2019


Posted at Sep 07 2019 12:59 AM

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Another bad day for commuters

Commuters walk along EDSA near Cubao, Quezon City during morning rush hour on Monday as traffic crawls, aggravated by the suspension of MRT operations. Thousands were forced to take alternative modes of transportation after an outage forced the capital's busiest train line to go on partial operations. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Train rider woes

Stranded MRT commuters are seen from a bus windshield on EDSA. Repair works are underway to restore the capital's busiest train line to full operations. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Pope Francis in Mozambique

A nun kisses the hand of Pope Francis as he leaves at the end of a meeting with bishops, priests, religious, consecrated and seminarians, catechists and animators at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Maputo, on Thursday. Pope Francis is currently in Mozambique as part of his three-country tour in Africa. Tiziana Fabi, AFP

Better late than never

A staff member holds a Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G smartphone at the IFA 2019 tech fair in Berlin, on Friday. The world’s largest smartphone maker launched its first folding phone some 5 months behind schedule after faulty screens forced a delay of its release even as the company is caught up in an intensifying trade war between Japan, which imposed tough restrictions on exports crucial to smartphone making, and South Korea. Michael Sohn, AP

Tunisia just too much for Gilas

Robert Bolick of Gilas Pilipinas drives to the basket against Tunisia during their FIBA World Cup Group N classification game in Beijing on Friday. Ranked No. 31 in the world, the Philippines was handed its fourth straight loss in the tournament by Tunisia, ranked 51st, 86-67. Agence France-Presse

Making time for family

A jail guard at the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa takes the time to spend a moment with her children on Friday. The facility is currently under investigation by the Senate after it was revealed that unscrupulous individuals were taking advantage of the good conduct time allowance law. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News