THE DAY IN PHOTOS: October 23, 2019


Posted at Oct 23 2019 11:42 PM

Here are the big stories today in photos

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At the enthronement

Photo from the Japanese Government shows President Duterte and his daughter, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio, witnessing the Ceremony of the Enthronement of His Majesty Emperor Naruhito at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday. Duterte experienced unbearable pain in his spinal column near the pelvic area prompting the leader to cut short his trip according to Palace officials. Presidential Photo

Duterte pays tribute to Sen. Nene Pimentel

President Duterte pays his last respects to the late former Senate President Aquilino Pimentel Jr. as he visits the wake at the Heritage Memorial Park in Taguig City on Tuesday. Duterte expressed gratefulness to the late senator for joining the current government as one of the members of the Consultative Committee (ConCom). Robinson Niñal, Presidential Photo

Manila’s LGBTQ lane

Pedestrians walk on the newly painted rainbow colored pedestrian lane in Arroceros corner Natividad Street in Manila on Wednesday. The initiative was done by the Manila City government to show support to the LGBTQ community. ABS-CBN News

Campaign against teenage pregnancy

Reproductive health, women's rights, and youth advocates launch a heightened campaign against teenage pregnancy as they call for a stronger push for laws that address the issue, in Quezon City on Wednesday. The United Nations has noted that the country has the highest rate of teenage pregnancy among ASEAN nations and the only country where the rate is increasing. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Before the rush

People get an early start on cleaning and repainting their loved ones’ tombs on Wednesday, more than a week before All Souls Day, at the public cemetery in Barangka, Marikina. Major bus, sea, and airports in the country are gearing up for the expected increase in travelers as millions of Filipinos troop to cemeteries on November 1 to honor the dead. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Senate pays respects to former Senate President Pimentel

Sen. Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III delivers a eulogy for his late father Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. during necrological services for the former Senate President at the Senate Wednesday. The elder Pimentel passed away Sunday at 85 after being hospitalized for pneumonia. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News