The Day in Photos: 12 September 2018


Posted at Sep 13 2018 12:05 AM | Updated as of Sep 13 2018 02:31 PM

In commemoration of 9/11 attack

The Tribute in Light installation is illuminated over lower Manhattan as seen from The National September 11 Memorial & Museum marking the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York City, USA on Tuesday. Andrew Kelly, Reuters

Preparing for strong winds

Residents of Baseco compound place tires on their roof in preparation for typhoon Mangkhut which entered the Philippine area of responsibility on Wednesday. PAGASA warned the public to prepare for the possible impacts of the tropical cyclone, which may intensify into a super typhoon. ABS-CBN News

Flood prevention before Ompong

Baguio City Engineering Office personnel remove silt from the City Camp sink hole as a flood prevention measure, on Wednesday. The National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council advised local government units to take necessary actions to prevent flooding in anticipation of heavy rainfall expected to be brought by Typhoon Ompong. ABS-CBN News

Sereno in the Senate

Former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno speaks to the media after visiting Senator Antonio Trillanes IV at the Philippine Senate on Wednesday. Sereno, who was recently ousted as Chief Justice, visited the embattled senator to discuss the important issues affecting the country. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

NFA gets a beating

Protesters picket in front of the National Food Authority's main office in Quezon City on Wednesday, denouncing the government's poor response to the rising prices of rice. President Duterte proposed dissolving the NFA amid the issue of dwindling NFA rice stock and rising prices of commercial rice. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Preparing for Ompong

Workers take down tarpaulin billboards along EDSA and Kamuning as precaution for the possible impact of Typhoon Ompong on Wednesday. Typhoon Ompong entered the Philippine area of responsibility moving west at 20 kph on Wednesday with maximum sustained winds of 205 kph near the center and gusts up to 255 kph. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Books for really less

A vendor eats a meal near a pile of second-hand books for sale along a sidewalk at the University Belt in Manila on Wednesday. Second-hand bookstores are favorite go-to places for low-cost books, particularly for students with limited budgets. Erik De Castro, Reuters

Heavy downpour with 'Ompong' coming

Pedestrians cross a street along EDSA in Mandaluyong City during a heavy downpour as Typhoon Ompong entered the Philippine area of responsibility on Wednesday. Weather bureau PAGASA advised the public to take necessary precautions as the powerful typhoon is expected to impact northern Luzon in the coming days. Larry Monserate Piojo, ABS-CBN News