The Day in Photos: 9 November 2017


Posted at Nov 10 2017 03:49 AM | Updated as of Nov 10 2017 03:53 AM

Here are the big stories today in photos.

Furry graduates

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency presents K-9 handling graduates in a ceremony in Quezon City on Thursday. PDEA is leading the Duterte administration's war on drugs after criticism of alleged deaths linked to PNP’s anti-drug operations. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

4 years after Typhoon Yolanda

Residents light candles amid heavy rains during a memorial for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda at Fatima Village in Tacloban City on Wednesday evening. Locals commemorated the 4th anniversary of the extremely powerful and deadly Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) which killed at least 6,340 people. Roi Lagarde or ABS-CBN News

‘Christmas under the Sea’

Mall goers take photos inside an immersive digital underwater display with the theme “Christmas under the Sea” at the SM Aura in Taguig City on Wednesday evening. Malls around the country are sprucing up their respective malls to attract more customers. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Gabriela protest against Trump

Anti-riot policemen block members of women's rights group GABRIELA during a protest outside the U.S. embassy in Manila, Thursday. The group denounced the coming visit of U.S. President Donald Trump to attend the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Meetings next week. Romeo Ranoco, Reuters

Women push for 120 days of maternity leave

Members of Akbayan Women hold a press conference at the Quezon City Memorial Circle, Thursday. The group asked the Duterte government to make the country's "Maternity Leave Policy"at par with the standards set by the Association of South East Asian Nations(ASEAN). Manny Palmero, ABS-CBN News

Duterte in Vietnam for APEC

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks during the APEC CEO Summit, taking place ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in the central Vietnamese city of Danang on Thursday. Duterte joins 21 other heads of economies in Vietnam for the 25th APEC meet from November 8-11, 2017. Hoang Dinh Nam, Pool/Reuters

Calapan oil spill affects hectares of rice farms

Workers clean up a site affected by an oil spill from the DMCI Power Corporation Power Plant at Barangay Santa Isabel on Thursday. Around 800 liters od bunker fuel leaked from the power plant affecting hectares of rice farms. Raymond Panaligan for ABS-CBN News