THE DAY IN PHOTOS: APRIL 30, 2019
Posted at May 01 2019 12:25 AM
Here are the big stories today in photos
LOOK: Angat Water level dips further
The water on Angat Dam fails to reach the dam wall in this photo taken on Tuesday as the water level slid further to 178.95 meters, below the 180-meter minimum level required for normal operations. Angat Dam supplies water to Metro Manila and Central Luzon. Val Cuenca, ABS-CBN News
'Endgame sa barat na sahod'
Members of Kilusang Mayo Uno celebrate the labor group's 39th anniversary during a press briefing on the eve of International Labor Day, Tuesday. The group pressed the government to grant their call for 750 pesos minimum wage for workers to help them cope with rising poverty and economic conditions. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News
Members of different labor organizations sing the national anthem during the launching of Labor Vote at the Barbara's Restaurant in Intramuros Manila on Tuesday. Labor groups have released a list of senatorial candidates supportive of workers’ rights two weeks before the national election. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News
Working on the eve of Labor Day
Laborers unload truckloads of squash at the Divisoria Market in Manila on the eve of Labor Day. Several labor groups are expected to mobilize tomorrow for protests calling for job security and a wage increase. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News
Emperor Akihito’s abdication
Japan's Emperor Akihito walks for a ritual called Taiirei-Tojitsu-Kashikodokoro-Omae-no-gi, a ceremony for the Emperor to report the conduct of the abdication ceremony, at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday, in this photo released by Kyodo. Crown Prince Naruhito will succeed Emperor Akihito’s 30-year reign on Wednesday after a brief ceremony. Kyodo via Reuters
A row of Dagupan bangus being cooked over the grill lines the streets of Dagupan City during the “Kalutan ed Dalan” or the Bangusan Street Party on Tuesday as the final event of this year’s Bangus Festival. The annual festival highlights the city’s bangus aquaculture industry. Jojo Riñoza, ABS-CBN News
Venezuela's opposition leader and self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido, center, stands with an unidentified military officer who is helping to lead a military uprising, as they talk to the press and supporters outside La Carlota air base in Caracas, Venezuela on Tuesday. Guaido took to the streets with activist Leopoldo Lopez and a small contingent of heavily armed troops early Tuesday in a bold and risky call for the military to rise up and oust Nicolás Maduro. Fernando Llano, AP
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