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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: November 13, 2019

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 14 2019 12:18 AM

Here are the big stories today in photos

Pro-democracy protests in HK campuses

Students hit by water cannon sprayed by police during a clash at Chinese University in Hong Kong, Tuesday evening. Police and protesters battled outside university campuses and several thousand demonstrators blocked roads as they took over a central business district at lunchtime on Tuesday in another day of protest in Hong Kong. Eric Tsan, HK01 via AP

MMDA to conduct traffic simulation on November 14

Maintenance personnel inspect the Metro Rail Transit (MRT) tracks as heavy traffic is seen along EDSA-Buendia in Makati City on Wednesday. The Metro Manila Development Authority advised motorists of possible traffic build-up on November 14 as they conduct traffic simulation from 1PM-4PM for the upcoming 2019 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games on November 30- December 11. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Weaving culture

A woman weaves a basket using traditional techniques in Dominican Hill and Nature Park in Baguio City on Wednesday in preparation for the weeklong Ibag’iw Festival on November 16. The festival aims to highlight the city’s rich cultural heritage which was recognized by UNESCO in 2017 as a UNESCO Creative City for Crafts and Folk Art. Jong Gasmeña, ABS-CBN News

SEA Games sendoff

Young athletes watch the performance of the Arellano University pep squad during the athletes' sendoff held at Ninoy Aquino Stadium in Manila on Wednesday. The country is hosting the 30th SEA Games and will be held on November 30 to December 11. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Holy hello

Pope Francis greets a child in a costume, as he leaves after the general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday. An international group of conservative Catholics are accusing the Pope of being idolatrous after several statues of Pachamama, a fertility goddess in Incan culture, featured in ceremonies during last month’s Amazon synod where the contentious issue of allowing married men to become priests to make up for a lack of clergy in the region was discussed. Remo Casilli, Reuters