THE DAY IN PHOTOS: May 10, 2019


Posted at May 10 2019 11:41 PM | Updated as of May 11 2019 01:08 PM

Here are the big stories today in photos

Lanao de Sur prepares for midterm elections

Teachers and poll watchers observe the final testing and sealing of vote-counting machines (VCMs) in Lanao del Sur on Friday. Preparations are underway with 3 days left before the midterm elections on May 13. Ron Gagalac, ABS-CBN News

Flying high

Children fly a kite beside a tree at Smokey Mountain, a former dumpsite in Tondo, Manila, on Thursday. Many poor families still live in the area despite the health risks. Aaron Favila, AP

Senate bets kiss moms

Otso Diretso candidates give their mothers and loved ones a kiss during a press conference in Makati on Friday. The gathering was held to shed light on the candidates’ characters through their mothers, as Mother’s Day draws near. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

A different kind of bouquet

Flower artist Paulite Antonuis puts the final touches on a unique Mother’s Day gift inside his store in Baguio City on Friday. Instead of just the usual flowers, Antonuis adds apples and grapes to the bouquet to make it more special. Jong Gasmeña, ABS-CBN News

‘Miting de Avance ng Taumbayan’

Hundreds of people from different sectors joined the “Miting de Avance ng Taumbayan” at the People Power Monument on Friday, 3 days before the elections. Attendees raised various issues and called for voters to choose candidates that are against charter change. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN news