THE DAY IN PHOTOS: November 5, 2019


Posted at Nov 06 2019 03:56 AM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

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Water tanker mishap in Cotabato

A water tanker on its way to deliver water for earthquake victims crashed into a canal along the highway in Barangay Malasila, Makilala, Cotabato on Tuesday. Witnesses said the tanker's brakes failed, causing the vehicle to fall into the canal. The tanker's driver was injured while his helper was killed in the crash. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Aid arrives in Makilala

Humanitarian workers unload boxes of donations at the Makilala Municipal Hall in Cotabato on Tuesday, days after the series of earthquakes that rocked the province and neighboring areas last October 16, 29 and 31. Affected residents from Cotabato have been calling for help , particularly for tarpaulins, food and water as they continue to take shelter outside their respective homes as aftershocks are felt in the region. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Graduating HK students back pro-democracy movement

University students wearing Guy Fawkes masks pose during a news conference to support anti-government protests before their graduation ceremony at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, China, Tuesday. The pro-democracy protest, triggered by the proposed extradition bill in March, evolved into mass protests with Hong Kong residents calling for the release of arrested activists and the resignation of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam. Shannon Stapleton, Reuters

Balangiga selfie

Tourists smile as they take a photo with the Balangiga bells in Balangiga town, Eastern Samar, Tuesday. The bells, which were taken as war booty by American soldiers in 1901 during the Philippine-American War, will celebrate their return on December 15 and are expected to receive an influx of tourists according to the local tourism office. Alren Beronio, ABS-CBN News

Exhibit gives rise to the ‘Dead’

A woman wears a calacas mask near a Mexican ofrenda, a collection of objects placed on a ritual display, at the National Museum of Fine Arts’s "Dia de Los Muertos: Traditional Mexican Ofrenda and Photo Exhibition" on Tuesday. The exhibit, done in collaboration with the Mexican Embassy, features installations about the Mexican holiday Dia de Los Muertos — or Day of the Dead — and will run from Nov. 6 to 17. ABS-CBN News