THE DAY IN PHOTOS: October 29, 2019


Posted at Oct 30 2019 12:23 AM

Here are the big stories today in photos

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6.6 magnitude earthquake hits Tulunan, Cotabato

A teacher provides first aid to an injured student at the Daig Elementary School, Tulunan, Cotabato on Tuesday after a 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit the area. Rescue teams have been deployed to monitor the impacts of the strong quake in Tulunan according to the mayor. Photo courtesy of Tsai Via

Shocked by the quake

A woman on a stretcher is assisted by a companion after a powerful earthquake was felt in Davao City, Philippines Tuesday. A magnitude 6.6 earthquake shook southern Philippines, which is still reeling from the impacts of the magnitude 6.3 earthquake that hit the region last October 16, 2019. AP Photo

Duterte meets Ms Asia Pacific International 2019

President Duterte greets 2019 Miss Asia Pacific International Chaiyenne Huisman from Spain during a courtesy call at Malacañang Palace on Tuesday. Huisman bested 53 other candidates during the grand coronation night held at Newport Performing Arts Theater in Resorts World Manila on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. Karl Norman Alonzo, Presidential Photo

'Undaspot' inspection

A member of the Philippine National Police K-9 unit inspects baggage at a bus terminal in Cubao, Quezon City on Tuesday. Police talked to commuters and handed out flyers during a surprise inspection in bus terminals in Cubao with the anticipated exodus for All Saints and All Souls Day. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

'One Billion Rising' in UP

Human rights defenders, students, and members of multi-sectoral groups dance and chant as they begin the One Billion Rising 2020 campaign in the University of the Philippines, Diliman on Tuesday. Now on its seventh year, One Billion Rising is a global movement that aims to end rape and sexual violence against women and all forms of oppression. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Shooting guards

Off-duty security guards at the Light Rail Transit 2 in Cubao take a photo of themselves with a Halloween themed poster on Tuesday. The Light Rail Transit Authority recently moved its operational hours one hour earlier to 5 a.m. after a fire hit three stations that the LRTA hopes to fix in six months. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

‘Ang mamatay nang dahil sa’yo’

A caretaker inspects flags on the tombstones of servicemen of the Armed Forces of the Philippines at Manila North Cemetery on Tuesday. Cemetery director Roselle Castañeda reminded the public of its rules, such as the prohibition of alcoholic drinks, flammable materials, sharp objects, firearms, and the use of motorized vehicles inside cemetery premises. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News