The Day in Photos: 09 November 2018


Posted at Nov 10 2018 03:49 AM | Updated as of Nov 10 2018 04:00 AM

Water under the bridge

A man delivers a container of drinking water to a colony of informal settlers located at the commercial and entertainment complex near the Mall of Asia, Pasay City on Thursday. Residents have to pay 12 pesos per container of potable water which they use for washing, bathing, and cooking. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Obando artist’s recycled parol

Visual artist and painter Rolly Alcantara does the final touches on his recycled Christmas lantern made of used plastic bottles for a “singkaban” or decorated bamboo arch at the Barangay Hall of Pag-asa in Obando, Bulacan. The recycled “parol” is his entry in the Christmas lantern competition of the town of Obando, with 11 barangays participating. Jhun Dantes, ABS-CBN News

Kelsey Merritt at Victoria’s Secret Fashion show

Filipino-American model Kelsey Merritt joins (left to right) Maia Cotton, Willow Hand, Iesha Hodges, Myrthe Bolt, and Melie Tiacoh as they walk the runway in the 2018 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Pier 94 on November 8, 2018 in New York City. The Victoria’s Secret Fashion show is one of the most anticipated fashion shows annually. Thomas Concordia, Getty Images for Swarovski/AFP

NDF consultant Ladlad undergoes inquest

Peace talks consultant Vic Ladlad of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) is escorted by heavily armed policemen for inquest proceedings at the Palma Hall of Justice in Quezon City. He was arrested for illegal possession of firearms and explosives, which his wife, Fides, says were planted. Romeo Mariano, ABS-CBN News

Tribute to Thousand Oaks victims

Mourners are seen at a vigil for families of victims of a mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California, U.S. on Wednesday. At least 12 people were killed, including 18-year-old Filipino-American Alaina Housley after a guman went on a rampage inside the crowded Borderline Bar & Grill. Eric Thayer, Reuters

Philippines is 1st runner-up in Miss International

Miss Philippines Ahtisa Manalo waves to her supporters after placing 1st runner-up in the Miss International at the Tokyo Dome City Hall in Japan on Friday. Miss Venezuela Mariem Velazco won the 2018 Miss International crown, with South Africa Reabetswe Sechoaro, 2nd runner-up; Miss Romania Bianca Tirsin, 3rd runner-up; and Miss Colombia Anabella Castro Sierra, 4th runner-up. Screengrab from Miss International

Bonfire in UP over Imelda's conviction

Students and faculty celebrate the Sandiganbayan’s decision finding former First Lady and Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos guilty of 7 counts of graft, in a gathering in UP Diliman, Quezon City on Friday. The anti-graft court ruled that Mrs. Marcos used her Cabinet post to maintain Swiss bank accounts during her husband Ferdinand Marcos' reign. She was sentenced 6 to 11 years in prison for each count and perpetually disqualified from holding public office. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Festival of Lights

People gather to watch the christmas display dubbed as “Reimagine the Magic: A Festival of Lights” at the Ayala Triangle Gardens in Makati on November 9, 2018. The annual lights display featured dancing lights in tune to classic Disney movies, as Ayala Land Inc. partnered with The Walt Disney Company, Philippines for this years festival of lights. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Venezuela wins Miss International

Miss International 2018 winner Mariem Claret Vlazco Garcia (center) from Venezuela poses with 4th runner-up Anabella Castro Sierra of Colombia (left), 2nd runner-up Reabetswe Sechoaro of South Africa (2nd left), 1st runner-up Maria Ahtisa Manalo of Philippines (2nd right) and 3rd runner-up Bianca Tirsin of Romania (R) during the Miss International Beauty Pageant final in Tokyo on Friday. Behrouz Mehri, AFP