THE DAY IN PHOTOS: May 6, 2019

ABS-CBN News

Posted at May 06 2019 11:40 PM

Duterte visits Nograles wake

President Duterte expresses his sympathy as he visits the wake of former House Speaker Prospero Nograles at the Heritage Park in Taguig on Sunday night. Nograles died of respiratory failure, secondary to pneumonia, on Saturday at the age of 71. Presidential Photo

41 killed in Russian plane accident

A passenger plane is seen on fire after an emergency landing at the Sheremetyevo Airport outside Moscow, Russia on Sunday. At least 41 people were believed killed, while 37 were accounted for, after the Aeroflot plane burst into flames during an emergency landing. Nadezhda Polomoshnova, Reuters

'8K Run for Truth'

Senatorial candidates running under Otso Diretso pose for photos with Fr. Robert Reyes after participating in the "8K Run for Truth and Values" in support the Otso Diretso campaign on Sunday. Members of several religious groups urged the public to vote for candidates with credibility and integrity in the May 13 elections. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Filipino Muslims observe Ramadan

A young girl joins noontime prayers in observance of the month of Ramadan at the Blue Mosque in Taguig City on Monday. Ramadan is observed by Muslims worldwide as the month of fasting a cleansing. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Man claiming to be Bikoy speaks at the IBP

Peter Joemel Advincula speaks at a press briefing after seeking legal aid at the Integrated Bar of the Philippines headquarters in Ortigas Avenue, Pasig on Monday. Advincula claims to be “Bikoy,” the hooded man in a series of videos uploaded on Youtube claiming that drug money is being funneled to bank accounts of Duterte relatives. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Election preps

Workers attach a tarpaulin at the entrance of the Comelec’s Command Center for the May 13, 2019 elections at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) Forum in Pasay on Monday. The country’s midterm polls will be held exactly a week from now. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News