THE DAY IN PHOTOS: October 11, 2019


Posted at Oct 12 2019 01:07 AM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

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Ride-sharing with Panelo

A rider gives Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo a free motorcycle ride along J.P. Laurel going to Malacañang Palace on Friday. Panelo took 4 jeepney rides from Marikina to Malacanang, Manila in response to a challenge by cause-oriented groups and commuters' complaints over the worsening transport situation in Metro Manila. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

HK protesters mark Taiwan’s National Day

A high school student (center) is checked by police at a nearby rally to mark Taiwan's National Day, in the Tsim Sha Tsui district in Hong Kong on Thursday. Taiwan's National Day, also called Double-Ten in a reference to the nationalist Republic of China set up by Sun Yat Sen on October 10, 1911, ending centuries of Chinese dynastic rule. Philip Fong, AFP

Bayan calls for PNP Chief Albayalde’s resignation

Members of the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan stage a picket in front of the Philippine National Police headquarters in Camp Crame, Quezon City on Friday, to demand the resignation of PNP Chief Oscar Albayalde for allegedly benefiting from a drug raid in 2013. The PNP Chief, who is retiring in a month, denied the allegations. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Picking up the fish

Local government workers gather dead fish for disposal after being washed overnight along the coastline at the reclaimed "Freedom Island,” Friday, in Las Pinas. Authorities are investigating the cause of thousands of dead fish which were found floating along the coastline of Las Pinas and Paranaque. Initial signs point to pollution, climate change and dynamite fishing. Bulitt Marquez, AP

Hagibis nears

A man walks with a dog as surging waves hit the breakwater at a port in the town of Kiho, in Japan Friday. The Department of Foreign Affairs urged Filipinos in Japan to avoid areas that could be hit by heavy rains and strong winds as typhoon Hagibis, packing maximum gusts of 216 kilometers per hour, advances towards the Tokyo area and is expected to make landfall on Saturday. Toru Hanai, AP

Remembering Jennifer

Members of UP Babaylan commemorate the fifth death anniversary of Jennifer Laude on National Coming-Out Day on Friday at the UP Diliman campus in Quezon City. Laude was killed in 2014 by US Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton after finding out she was transgender. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News