THE DAY IN PHOTOS: October 21, 2019


Posted at Oct 21 2019 11:13 PM

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Tribute to Gandhi

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind unveils a bust of Mahatma Gandhi, known as the Father of the Indian Nation and peace advocate, at Miriam College in Quezon City on Sunday. The first Gandhi bust installed in the country was designed by renowned Indian sculptor Ram Vanji Sutar and was flown from India especially for the occasion. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Carpio bids farewell to Supreme Court

Employees greet Supreme Court officer in charge Senior Justice Antonio Carpio upon his arrival at the Supreme Court ground as he attends his last flag ceremony on Monday. Carpio, who has been with the Supreme Court since 2001, will retire on October 26 when he turns 70, the mandatory retirement age for magistrates of the high court. ABS-CBN News

Sen Nene Pimentel, 85

Relatives and friends of the late former Senate President Aquilino Pimentel Jr. pay their last respects at the Heritage Memorial Park in Taguig City on Sunday. Pimentel, 85, died on Sunday morning after battling lymphoma, a form of cancer, according to his son Sen. Koko Pimentel. ABS-CBN News

US Coast Guard commandant visits Manila

US Coast Guard commandant Admiral Karl Schultz (3rd left) and members of the Philippine Coast Guard review an honor guard during a visit to the Coast Guard headquarters in Manila on Monday. Schultz is visiting to bolster the partnership with Philippine officials. Ted Aljibe, AFP

Protesters call for repeal of rice tariffs

Farmers and advocate groups burn an effigy of President Rodrigo Duterte as they call for the repeal of a law that replaced quotas on rice imports with taxes. The rally coincides with the 47th anniversary of a presidential directive that emancipated all tenant farmers. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Demolition aftermath

A resident of an informal settlers community sweeps broken glass and debris after a clash between them and a demolition team on Monday in Manila. The residents, who used bottles and Molotov cocktails to ward off the demolition team, are being evicted from the private lot. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News