The Day in Photos: 12 October 2018


Posted at Oct 13 2018 12:00 AM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

Beauties advocate for plastic-free lifestyle

Miss Earth 2018 candidates pose by the hotel poolside during a media presentation Thursday in Manila. Ninety aspirants from all over the world are vying for the title of Miss Earth, which is now on its 18th year. The grand coronation night will be on November 3, 2018 at the Mall of Asia Arena. Bullit Marquez, AP

Hurricane Michael kills 7

First responders and residents walk along a main street following Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Florida, USA on Thursday. Hurricane Michael, which hit Florida on Wednesday, caused severe flooding that left 7 fatalities. Carlo Allegri, Reuters

Are you ready, Jack?

A shopkeeper arranges her display for Halloween in Baguio City on Friday as the All Saints' Day holiday nears. The Halloween celebration has gained popularity over the years, with kids participating in trick or treat events. ABS-CBN News

Hope springs eternal

Locals crowd into different lotto outlets in Baguio City hoping for a chance to win the P1-billion Ultra Lotto 6/58. The jackpot was expected to reach more than 1 billion pesos during the October 12 draw, according to PCSO. ABS-CBN News

Students’ rage

Students from different universities, led by the youth group League of Filipino Students (LFS), join a protest march from UST to Mendiola on Friday. They slammed the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ (AFP) claims in its ‘Red October' plot that students from big universities are being brainwashed and recruited by communist groups. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Quezon City at 79

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista unveils the monument of President Manuel L. Quezon inside the QC Memorial Circle to commemorate the 79th founding anniversary of the city on Friday morning. Romeo Mariano, ABS-CBN News