The Day in Photos: 11 October 2018


Posted at Oct 12 2018 04:08 AM

In honor of Padre Pio

For devotees who failed to see Padre Pio de Pietrelcina's heart relic, altar boys wipe towels on the image of Padre Pio after the farewell Mass for it at the Manila Cathedral on Thursday morning. The heart relic of Padre Pio will be in Cebu on October 11-13, in Davao on October 14-16, Lipa Cathedral on October 17, and return to the National Shrine of Padre Pio on October 18-26. Gigie Cruz, ABS-CBN News

Picket at the Comelec

Protesters picket outside the Commission on Elections main office in Manila on Thursday. The group called for the repeal of Comelec's contract with technology provider Smartmatic, as the period for the filing of certificate of candidacy (COC) began also on Thursday. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Hurricane Michael hits Florida

Waves crash on stilt houses along the shore due to Hurricane Michael at Alligator Point in Franklin County, Florida, US on Wednesday. Hurricane Michael, the fiercest storm to hit Florida in 80 years, cut power to more than 700 thousand people and caused massive flooding in several areas. Steve Nesius, Reuters

Jennifer’s fight

Protesters destroy an effigy of President Duterte as they mark the 4th commemoration of the killing of Filipino transgender Jennifer Laude by U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton, during a rally outside the U.S. embassy in Manila, Philippines on Thursday. Laude was killed in October 2014 during a fight with Pemberton in a motel after he discovered that she was a transgender woman. The group also demanded that government keep US forces out of the country to avoid a repeat of this incident. Aaron Favila, AP Photo

Cleaning up after COC Day 1

A maintenance personnel cleans up after the first day of filing of Certificate of Candidacy (COC) for the 2019 mid-term elections at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) head office on Thursday. The filing of COCs will run, except this weekend, until October 17. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

ASEAN meeting in Bali

Southeast Asian leaders pose for family photo during ASEAN Leaders Gathering on the sidelines of International Monetary Fund and World Bank Annual Meeting 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, Thursday. (Left to right) Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen, Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Thailand's Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Indonesia's President Joko Widodo, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte. Johannes P. Christo, Reuters