THE DAY IN PHOTOS: February 10, 2020


Posted at Feb 11 2020 01:38 AM

Here are the big stories today in photos.

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Praying for Thailand mall shooting victims

People gather for a candle light vigil following a deadly mass shooting in Nakhon Ratchasima on Sunday evening. A Thai soldier who killed at least 26 people before being shot dead in a mall by commandos went on the rampage because of a debt dispute, the kingdom's premier said on February 9, offering the first official speculation for the motive of an "unprecedented" shooting spree. Chalinee Thirasupa, AFP

SolGen files quo warranto petition vs ABS-CBN

Solicitor General Jose Calida files a quo warranto petition vs ABS-CBN and its subsidiary ABS-CBN Convergence at the Supreme Court on Monday. Calida handed out his statement and refused to be interviewed after filing the case against the media network, citing violations on its franchise, which will expire on March 30, 2020. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Victory for South Korean film 'Parasite'

Cast and crew of the Korean movie "Parasite" receive the Best Picture award at the at the 92nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, on Sunday. "Parasite" made history as the first non-English movie to win Best Picture in Oscars. Bong Joon-ho also won the Best Director award for the movie. Mario Anzuoni, Reuters

Press freedom advocates show support for ABS-CBN

Protesters gather at the Boy Scout Circle on Monday and call for the renewal of the ABS-CBN franchise. Buhay Party-List Rep. Lito Atienza called on his colleagues in the House of Representatives to act on the franchise renewal of ABS-CBN Corp. on Monday afternoon as Solicitor General Jose Calida filed a quo warranto petition earlier in the day against the media network for allegedly violating rules set by congress. Gigie Cruz, ABS-CBN News

LRT2 disinfects carriages against 2019-nCoV

A worker disinfects the grab rails of an LRT2 carriage at the Recto station on Monday in an effort to curb the spread of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. The Department of Health on Monday said that there is no conclusive proof yet that the virus is airborne but advised that precautions should still be taken. ABS-CBN News