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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: November 4, 2019

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 05 2019 12:41 AM | Updated as of Nov 05 2019 01:04 AM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

Duterte at ASEAN Gala dinner

President Rodrigo Duterte and his partner, Cielito Avanceña are welcomed by Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha and his wife, Naraporn, upon their arrival at the Impact Exhibition and Convention Center in Nonthaburi, Thailand for a gala dinner on Sunday. Duterte is currently in Thailand for a 4-day visit to attend the 35th ASEAN Summit and related summits. Simeon Celi, Jr., Presidential Photo

Boy Scouts celebrate National Children’s Month

Members of the Boy Scouts of the Philippines raise the Philippine flag during the "Stop and Salute" flag raising ceremony at the Rizal Park on Monday in observance of National Children’s Month. With the theme “Karapatang Pambata: Patuloy na Pagalagahan at Gampanan Tungo sa Magandang Kinabukasan,” the celebration aims to recognize children as valuable assets and emphasize their role in community building. ABS-CBN News

After Undas

The sun rises over the skyline of the financial district in Metro Manila on Monday. Thousands of Filipinos are expected to report back to work after the 4-day break in observance of the All Saints' and All Souls' day. Ted Aljibe, AFP

Groups question arrest of activists in Negros Occidental

Leftist groups call for the release of 57 activists who were arrested in Negros Occidental last October 31, during a protest in front of the Philippine National Police headquarters in Quezon City on Monday. The groups condemned the alleged planting of evidence during the arrests of the activists by members of the PNP. Basilio H. Sepe, ABS-CBN News

Not just for rain

Workers hang hundreds of colored umbrellas as a substitute for Christmas lights, in Miguelin street in Sampaloc, Manila on Monday in time for the Yuletide season. Christmas is one of the biggest holidays in the country. ABS-CBN News

Inside the Gift of Wonders

Visitors take pictures of a christmas light installation inside the Tiendesitas Mall in Pasig City on Monday. Titled “Gift of Wonders”, the installation features flashing lights and bright imagery for visitors to enjoy. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News