THE DAY IN PHOTOS: September 27, 2019


Posted at Sep 28 2019 01:50 AM | Updated as of Sep 28 2019 01:51 AM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

Gina’s Garden of Love

Roberto Lopez Roy (2nd right) joins family and friends in a tree planting activity in honor of her mother, the late ABS-CBN Foundation chairperson and former Environment Secretary Gina Lopez, at the Garden of Love in the La Mesa Eco Park in Quezon City on Friday. The activity was held in commemoration of the 40th day since her passing. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

In Bataan, a call for climate justice

Fisherfolk groups and environmental activists hold placards during a fluvial protest near fossil fuel power plants in barangay Lamao, Bataan on Friday. The group called for a coal-free Bataan and pushed for renewable and sustainable energy sources on the last day of climate strike. Basilio H. Sepe, ABS-CBN News

Impeach the president

Protesters hold up letters reading "impeach" in front of the US Capitol building during the "People's Rally for Impeachment" at Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on Thursday. Top US Democrat Nancy Pelosi announced on September 24 the opening of a formal impeachment inquiry into Trump, saying he betrayed his oath of office by seeking help from a foreign power to hurt his Democratic rival Joe Biden. Andrew Caballero Reynolds, AFP

French leader Chirac, 86

The Eiffel Tower in Paris is switched off on Thursday to pay tribute to late former French President Jacques Chirac after the announcement of his death after a long battle with ill health, his family said. Chirac, 86, was the French head of state from 1995 to 2007 and was one of the few Western leaders who opposed the US invasion of Iraq. Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt, AFP

'Nas Daily' is back in the PH

Popular video bloggers Alyne Tamir, Nuseir Yassin, and Agon Hare take a group photo with fans during a meet-and-greet event at the SM Aura in Taguig City on Friday. Yassin, a popular vlogger who hosts "Nas Daily," has been tapped by the Department of Tourism to show the Philippines’ efforts to rehabilitate its beaches and other natural attractions. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News