The Day in Photos: 7 November 2017


Posted at Nov 08 2017 12:20 AM

Here are the big stories today in photos.

‘Protect Lumad Schools’

Activists protest "oppression" of Lumad schools in Mindanao, in front of the Department of Education in Pasig City on Tuesday. The activists claimed inaction from DepEd in protecting Lumad schools from alleged attacks perpetuated by the AFP. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Anti-Trump protest ahead of ASEAN meet

Activists from the leftist group Bagong Alyansang Makabayan burn an image of US President Donald Trump during a protest in Manila on Tuesday. Trump is set to visit the Philippines for the ASEAN Summit next week as part of his trip to Asian countries. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Butuan bids farewell to Bishop Pueblos

Thousands bid farewell to Bishop Juan de Dios Pueblos as hundreds of priests accompany the funeral procession towards his burial ground inside the compound of St. Joseph Cathedral in Butuan City, Tuesday morning. Pueblos served as bishop of the Diocese of Butuan for 22 years. Kleester Macasero, ABS-CBN

No sail zone for ASEAN Summit

Members of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Special Operations Group patrol on rubber boats as they secure the coast of Manila Bay to implement the no-fishing and no-sail zone for the upcoming 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit. The No-Sail Zone covers the vicinities of the OKADA Hotel in Parañaque City to Hotel H20 in Manila from November 5-16. Romeo Ranoco, Reuters

60,000 personnel to secure ASEAN meet

Members of an inter-agency committee monitor closed-circuit TV (CCTV) screens at the ASEAN Inter-Agency Monitoring and Security Command Center in Pasay on Tuesday. Around 60,000 personnel from AFP, PNP, PCG and other agencies will be deployed during the ASEAN Summit meetings. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Trump meets Moon Jae-in

US President Donald Trump (right) and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in attend a welcoming ceremony at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on Tuesday. Trump's marathon Asia tour moves to South Korea, another key ally in the struggle with nuclear-armed North Korea, but one with deep reservations about the US president's strategy for dealing with the crisis. Kim Hong-Ji Pool/AFP