THE DAY IN PHOTOS: October 24, 2019


Posted at Oct 24 2019 08:45 PM

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Pimentel comes home

Army honor guardsmen carry the casket of the late Senate President Aquilino Pimentel Jr during its arrival in Laguindingan Airport on Wednesday afternoon, followed by local officials led by Cagayan de Oro Mayor Oscar Moreno. Pimentel’s remains will be brought back to Manila on October 25. Froilan Gallardo, ABS-CBN News

Night sky with Orionids

A meteor of the Orionid Meteor Shower, created by remnants of Halley's Comet which pass through the earth's atmosphere, streak through the night sky above the San Rafael Swell outside Green River, Utah, USA on Wednesday. George Frey, Reuters

Consumer watch

A meat stall in Pritil Public Market displays its meat inspection certificate for its pork products during an inspection by the Department of Trade and Industry on Thursday. DTI Usec. Ruth B. Castelo, who led the inspection, was surprised to discover that pork was selling for P240 a kilo, which only sells for P95/kilo when directly bought from farm producers and says SRP should be at P180/kilo max. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Curiosity and the cat

A cat looks on curiously as a flower vendor sets up a small stall near the entrance of the Manila North Cemetery on Thursday. The commemoration of All Saints Day and All Souls Day on Nov. 1 and Nov. 2, respectively, often see a rise in the informal economy as many Filipinos sell goods such as flowers and candles to people visiting deceased loved ones in cemeteries. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Sapot's view

Park rangers show visitors landscape in Baras, Rizal from the “Sapot” at the Masungi Georeserve on Thursday. The conservation area was recognized for its sustainable tourism practices at the UN World Tourism Organization Awards last September. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News