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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: October 1, 2019

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Posted at Oct 01 2019 11:46 PM

Honoring Chirac

A view shows pall bearers carrying the coffin of former French President Jacques Chirac as relatives attend a private burial for the late President at the Montparnasse Cemetery in Paris on Monday. Former French President Jacques Chirac died on September 26, 2019 at the age of 86. Philippe Lopez, AFP

China celebrates 70 years of Communist rule

People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers march in formation past Tiananmen Square during a rehearsal before a military parade marking the 70th founding anniversary of People's Republic of China, on its National Day in Beijing, China on Tuesday. Chinese President Xi Jinping committed to move in the path of peaceful development as the country celebrated seven decades of communist party rule with a massive display of its military strength. Thomas Peter, Reuters

Albayalde testifies

Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde speaks to reporters as he attends the Senate probe on the Good Conduct Time Allowance on Tuesday. Albayalde was questioned on the “agaw-bato” scheme involving police officers during a drug operation in Mexico, Pampanga when he was still the provincial police chief in 2013. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Farmers’ burden

Farmers from the Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) and AMIHAN peasant women’s group hold a protest outside the Department of Agriculture (DA) headquarters in Quezon City, Tuesday. The group denounced the alleged inaction of the agency in addressing the problems of the farmers particularly the plummeting prices of rice grain (palay) and other agricultural produce. ABS-CBN News

Taiwan bridge collapse

Rescuers work near the site of a collapsed bridge in Nanfangao, eastern Taiwan on Tuesday. A towering bridge over a bay in eastern Taiwan has collapsed sending an oil tanker truck falling onto boats in the water below. 3 Filipinos were reported injured in the incident. Taiwan's Coast Guard via AP

Next generation's dilemma

A child of a farmer gets his head shaved as a form of protest saying that members of the future generation will bear the brunt of what they say is the government’s dismal land distribution program in a rally led by Task Force Mapalad on Tuesday outside the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Bacolod City. The group pressed their call for President Rodrigo Duterte to immediately distribute tens of thousands of hectares of sugarcane land in Negros island under the government's agrarian reform program, an issue that has helped foster decades of communist rebellion in the region. Basilio H. Sepe, ABS-CBN News

'Day of Grief'

Riot police detain anti-government protesters during a demonstration on China's National Day, Tuesday, in Wong Tai Sin, Hong Kong. Pro-democracy protesters defied a police ban and marched in central Hong Kong in what they called “Day of Grief” protests as China’s Communist Party celebrated 70 years of rule. Tyrone Siu, Reuters

Not taboo

Students from Araullo High School in Manila read materials on sex education during the Health Information Dissemination Program on Tuesday in a bid to educate students on reproductive health and prevent teenage pregnancies. The Commission on Population has said that about 500 teenage girls give birth every day in the Philippines, the world’s 13th most populated country. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Cleaning house

Former Criminal Investigation Group and current Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong exits, as the Senate hall is cleaned on Tuesday. Magalong accused Philippine National Police chief General Oscar Albayalde of intervening in the case of police officers involved in an allegedly anomalous anti-narcotics operation in November 2013. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News