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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: September 30, 2019

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Posted at Sep 30 2019 11:29 PM

Pinoy pole vaulter at World Athletics Championships

Philippines' Ernest John Obiena competes in the Men's Pole Vault heats at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Khalifa International stadium in Doha on Saturday. The first Filipino to qualify for the 2020 Olympic, Obiena is currently ranked 10th in the Men’s Pole vault of the International Association of Athletics Federation. Kirill Kudryavtsev, AFP

Free ride amid strike

Commuters take a ride in a truck by Dagupan City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (DRRMO) as jeepney drivers and operators join the nationwide transport protest in Dagupan City, Monday. Transport groups staged a nationwide transport strike against the impending jeepney modernization plan that will greatly affect jeepney drivers and operators' livelihoods. Jojo Riñoza, ABS-CBN News

Cardinal Tagle baptizes 470 children from Manila

His Eminence Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle administers the Sacrament of Baptism to 470 beneficiaries of the Tulay ng Kabataan Foundation at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Manila on Saturday. The Tulay ng Kabaataan and the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Manila offered free baptism to homeless families and those living in the slums from Manila. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

A painful commute

A woman takes a rest, as she cares for a child with a medical condition, as they wait for public transport along Commonwealth Avenue in Quezon City on Monday. Thousands of commuters were left stranded as transport groups hold a nationwide strike in an attempt to meet with President Duterte on the impact of the proposed jeepney modernization to their livelihood. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Leap of faith

A BASE jumper leaps from Kuala Lumpur Tower on a hazy day during International Jump Malaysia 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday. Lim Huey Teng, Reuters

Hope floats

A man wades through floating trash and water lilies at the Estero de Vitas in Manila, to collect plastic and recyclable materials, on Sunday. President Duterte issued an executive order last August 2019, transferring the chairmanship of the Pasig River Rehabilitation Commission (PRRC) to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources from the Department of Budget and Management. Maria Tan, AFP

'Welcome' for jeepneys

Transport groups and their supporters gather at Welcome Rotonda in Quezon City to protest the jeepney modernization program, in conjunction with a transport strike, on Monday. Jeepney operators say that while they are not against modernization, the prices and requirements of new jeepney models are prohibitive for them. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Hong Kong unrest continues

A worker cleans a street after a protest in Causeway Bay district in Hong Kong on Monday, as a caricature of Chinese leader Xi Jinping flutters in the wind a day before the People’s Republic of China celebrates its 70th founding anniversary. Hong Kong has seen more than 3 months of anti-government unrest triggered by a now scrapped extradition bill as protesters call for universal suffrage and an independent inquiry on alleged police brutality. Athit Perawongmetha, Reuters

'Yes to family': Anti-SOGIE protest held

Members of the Christian Coalition for Righteousness, Justice and Truth (CCRJT) hold a protest against the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) Equality bill in front of the Senate main gate in Pasay City on Monday. Senator Tito Sotto says the bill will not pass as long as he is Senate president, and that majority of senators are against it. He says the bill is “redundant” because of existing laws protecting not only one sector but all Filipinos. Mike Alquinto, ABS-CBN News