PHOTO BY PO2 SHELLA C GIGABALEN - Chief Superintendent Josephus Angan (left), Region 6 police director, tapes a police officers’ firearm in Camp Delgado, Iloilo City as part of the Philippine National Police’s campaign against the indiscriminate discharge of guns this Christmas and New Year celebrations. Yesterday’s activity was replicated in police offices throughout Western Visayas.
GUIJO DUEÑAS/PN - Teddy bears and other stuffed toys of various colors, shapes and sizes attract people on Ledesma Street, Iloilo City. As Christmas draws near, downtown Iloilo is teeming with holiday shoppers.
JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - This cove in Sitio Punta, Barangay Lawi, Jordan, Guimaras is a picture of tranquility. For sea turtles, this place is a good spot to lay eggs. Barangay Lawi is a marine turtle sanctuary.
ROASTED TO PERFECTION
JOSELITO VILLASIS/PN - Litson manok is an in-demand dish this holiday season. It is a roasted whole chicken over live charcoal. Compared to oven-roasted chicken, charcoal-roasted ones have a distinct smoked flavor and aroma. This man hopes to sell as many as he can.
FOR ‘GUN-FREE’ HOLIDAYS
GMA NEWS PHOTO - Quezon City Police District chief Senior Superintendent Joel Pagdilao wraps tape around the muzzle of a policeman’s pistol at Camp Karingal during a nationwide gun-sealing activity yesterday.