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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: October 25, 2019

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Posted at Oct 25 2019 09:57 PM

Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta takes oath

President Duterte administers the oath to newly appointed Supreme Court Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on Thursday. Peralta, who has been a magistrate for 25 years, will be sitting as the country’s chief magistrate until March 27, 2022. Alfred Frias, Presidential Photo

Wildfire hits Geyserville, California

A fire truck heads towards flames during the Kincade fire near Geyserville, California on Thursday. The fire broke out in spite of rolling blackouts by utility companies in both northern and Southern California. Josh Edelson, AFP

Preparing for ‘the Big One’

Students of Bagong Silangan Elementary cover their heads during an earthquake drill in the village of San Isidro in Bagong Silangan, Quezon City on Friday. The village sits near the West Valley Fault making it prone to earthquakes. Basilio Sepe, ABS-CBN News

Renewables-powered boat

The Race for Water catamaran, the world's largest maritime vessel to be powered solely by renewable energy and operated by the Race for Water Foundation, docks at the public pier in Hong Kong’s Central district on Friday. The solar-powered hybrid vehicle is currently on a five-year expedition to assess the levels of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans and raise awareness. Philip Fong, AFP

‘All troops deployed’

Event-goers play Mobile Legends: Bang Bang at the Esports and Gaming Summit at SMX Convention Center in Pasay on Friday. The popular mobile game is one of the titles included in the upcoming Southeast Asian Games, where esports will make its debut. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Marker making

A man etches a tombstone near the entrance of the Binmaley Cemetery in Pangasinan on Friday. Many Filipinos have begun cleaning up and restoring their loved ones’ final resting place, as they gear up for All Souls' Day and All Saints' Day next week. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Stop and Gogh

Guests take pictures and videos during the first look of “Van Gogh Alive” multi-sensory exhibition at the One Bonifacio High Street mall in Taguig on Friday. According to creators Grande Exhibitions, the goal of the exhibit, which will run from Saturday, Oct. 26 to Dec. 8, is to immerse audiences in the painter’s works and tell a part of his life by showing where he created them. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News