Four Reuters photojournalists recognized by Pictures of the Year Asia 2023

Reuters photographers earned one first prize, one finalist and three award of excellence recognitions in the POY Asia 2023 competition.

Reuters contributor Lisa Marie David won First Prize in the Nature and Environment category for her photograph of students attending the first day of classes at a flooded school in Macabebe, Philippines. The award is given to a single picture that increases the understanding and appreciation of nature and the environment, emphasizing the relationship between humans and nature.

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Lisa Marie David — Reuters 

David’s picture showed police officers blocking activists protesting the proclamation of then-president-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr and vice president-elect Sara Duterte as new leaders of the country on May 25, 2022.

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