THE DAY IN PHOTOS: November 6, 2019


Posted at Nov 07 2019 01:39 AM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

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Rush to finish for 2019 SEA Games

Laborers continue to work on the rehabilitation and preservation of the facilities inside the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in Manila on Wednesday. Philippine Sports Commission officials said that construction is ongoing 24/7 in preparation for the upcoming SEA Games. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Yolanda survivors express solidarity to Mindanao quake victims

Community representatives from the Typhoon Yolanda corridor light up candles, which form the word "Tindog," a Waray term for standing up, in solidarity with the victims of the recent earthquakes in Mindanao at the RE Charge Philippines Facility in Tacloban City on Tuesday. The group gathered to share efforts on climate adaptation and expressed commitment on climate solutions and resiliency during the Open House on Resilience: Economy, Community, Ecology, an event commemorating the 6th year of Typhoon Haiyan. ICSC/Handout

Clearing ops in Pasay City

Members of the Metro Manila Development Authority and Pasay City local government demolish some illegal structures along Sto. Nino street in Baclaran, Pasay City on Wednesday. Local government units have been implementing clearing operations in Metro Manila’s thoroughfares in an attempt to ease traffic congestion. ABS-CBN News

Siargao holds tsunami drill

Students cover their heads while walking to a nearby hill during an earthquake and tsunami drill at General Luna town in Siargao Island on Tuesday. The drill was organized as part of the observance of the World Tsunami Awareness Day. Peter Blaza, Reuters

I'm Ready

Vice-President Leni Robredo enters the room before announcing that she is accepting her appointment as co-chair of the Inter-agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs. Robredo, a frequent critic of President Duterte’s drug war, said she will go after drug smugglers, police who allegedly resell seized narcotics, and drug bigwigs. Charlie Villegas, OVP

SEA Games-related construction continues

Workers take a break from constructing the new main canopy that will serve as the main entrance and drop-off area of the Philippine Institute of Sports Complex in Pasig City on Wednesday. Construction and rehabilitation of some of the facilities are in full swing as the SEA Games are scheduled to begin in less than a month. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Intense battle for the ball

UST’s Zach Huang is pulled down by FEU’s Barkley Eboña as they battle for the rebound in their semifinals game in UAAP Season 82 men’s basketball at Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday. Eboña was eventually ejected from the game for a different infraction, as UST eventually won 81-71. The Growling Tigers face No. 2 seed UP next. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Aid ready

Donations from the public and private sectors stand ready at the Makilala Municipal Hall in Cotabato to be given to evacuees affected by the series of earthquakes in the area. The quakes left at least 29 dead and damaged some 36,000 structures. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News