THE DAY IN PHOTOS: October 3, 2019


Posted at Oct 03 2019 11:25 PM

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Second time around

President Duterte receives a token from Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev following their successful bilateral meeting at the Prime Minister's Office in Moscow on Wednesday. Duterte, on his second trip to Russia following his first visit in May 2017 which was cut short because of the war in Marawi, is expected to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin next on Thursday. Robinson Niñal Jr., Presidential Photos

Anger over HK protest shooting

Protesters and supporters gather outside the entrance to the West Kowloon Court in Hong Kong on Wednesday, where some 96 protesters arrested and charged with rioting during clashes with police on September 29 were to make an appearance in court. Spontaneous flash-mob rallies broke out in Hong Kong on October 2 as anger mounted over police shooting a teenage protester who attacked officers in a dramatic escalation of the violent unrest that has engulfed the territory for months. Nicolas Asfouri, AFP

Malaysia hands over SEA Games hosting to PH

Malaysian and Philippines Olympics Council representatives pose with 29th Southeast Asian Games mascot (left) and 30th Southeast Asian Games mascot (right) during the Flame Handover Ceremony for the 30th Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday. Philippines will be the host of the 30th SEA Games on Nov. 30 - Dec. 11, 2019. FL Wong, AP Photo

Justice for Darwin: Dormitorio's bro attends case conference

Dexter Dormitorio (in green t-shirt), the elder brother of Philippine Military Academy hazing victim Cadet 4th class Darwin Dormitorio, takes a break from the case conference with his lawyer Jose Adrian Bonifacio (dark suit) and Baguio City Police Dir. PCol. Allen Rae Co in Baguio City on Thursday. The Dormitorio family is set to file cases against the upperclassmen involved in the hazing death last September 18, 2019. Jong Gasmeña, ABS-CBN News

The culling continues

A local government worker takes a break as his team prepares to transport the carcass of pigs culled by the City Veterinary Health Office from Pasong Tamo, Quezon City to an undisclosed mass grave on Wednesday. Culling operations in the city continue in the hope of containing an African Swine Fever epidemic that hit parts of Luzon. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Flowers for teachers

Students run to class to give flowers to their teachers at a school in Malabon City on Thursday ahead of the celebration of National Teacher’s Day. Public school teachers under the Alliance of Concerned Teachers are calling on the government to raise their basic pay to P30,000. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

New King of the Road?

A more modern jeepney plies Litex Avenue alongside older models on Thursday. The jeepney modernization program, a major project laid out by the Department of Transportation initially slated for 2020, may require 3 more years to complete, according to officials. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Meeting of minds

President Rodrigo Duterte, left, meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin at Voldai Discussion Club in Sochi, Russia on Thursday. Duterte is in the midst of a weeklong visit there, where he aims to broaden bilateral cooperation in various fields, upon the invitation of Putin. Mikhail Klimentyec, Sputnik/AFP