THE DAY IN PHOTOS: November 23, 2021


Posted at Nov 23 2021 11:59 PM

Here are the day's top stories in photos.

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Austria under lockdown due to rising COVID-19 cases

A couple walk past closed boutique stores on the Graben, a street in the city centre of Vienna, Austria that is normally packed with crowds of people on Monday. Austria has entered a nationwide lockdown in an effort to contain spiraling coronavirus infections. Joe Klamar, AFP

5 dead, 48 injured in Wisconsin Christmas parade tragedy

Maddi Maederer, 18 cries during a candle light vigil in Cutler Park after a car plowed through a holiday parade in Waukesha, Wisconsin, U.S., Monday. Five people were killed and more than 40 injured when an SUV sped through a Christmas parade in the small town of Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Sunday, plowing into dozens of people including young children according to Waukesha police. Cheney Orr, Reuters

Isko Moreno on listening tour in Binangonan, Rizal

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso, Aksyon Demokratiko's standard bearer for the 2022 elections, takes selfies with the crowd during a “listening tour” in Binangonan, Rizal on Tuesday. Domagoso said he will push for the reallocation of 10 percent of the Department of Public Works and Highways budget for internet infrastructure improvement, to help ease business transactions and increase employment, if he is elected President next year George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Preparing the Nativity set 32 days before Christmas

Workers make additional electrical adjustments at a Nativity display at the Welcome Rotunda landmark at the Manila-Quezon City boundary on Tuesday. Filipinos are busy preparing for one of the country's most celebrated holidays, with barely a month left before Christmas day. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

People flock to malls as COVID-19 cases decline

Families take photos of the Christmas display at a mall in Mandaluyong City on Tuesday as Metro Manila remains under alert level 2, with talks of the capital region being put under the loosest quarantine restriction by December, amid the decline in new COVID-19 cases. Health authorities on Tuesday logged 1,153 new COVID-19 cases in the country, the 22nd consecutive day that the daily tally remained below 3,000 while also recording the country’s second lowest positivity rate at 2.3 percent. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

12 years on, advocates continue to call for justice in Ampatuan Massacre

Media advocates during a noise barrage in Quezon City on Tuesday continue to call for full justice as they commemorate the 12th anniversary of the Ampatuan Massacre, considered the worst case of political violence in the country and the single deadliest event for journalists around the world. In a verdict handed out in 2019, out of the 197 involved in the massacre, 43 were found guilty, 56 were acquitted, while around 80 remain at large. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News