THE DAY IN PHOTOS: November 26, 2019


Posted at Nov 26 2019 11:43 PM

Here are the big stories today in photos

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Pope Francis ends Apostolic journey in Asia

Pope Francis waves before departing Tokyo for Rome at Haneda Airport in Tokyo, Japan on Tuesday. The Pontiff ends his 7-day Apostolic journey in Asia. Kim Kyung-Hoon, Reuters

Leaders at ASEAN-ROK

In this photo provided by ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit, from left Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Prak Sokhonn, Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Laos Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith pose during the ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit in Busan, South Korea, Tuesday. ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit via AP

A craving for coal

Clean energy advocates from the Power to the People Coalition hold a protest action in front of the Meralco Edsa-Kamuning branch in Quezon City on Tuesday. The group raised concern on Meralco’s alleged obsession on dirty, costly and unreliable energy with their persistent call for utilization of coal for electricity generation. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Almost there

Local skaters try the skatepark to be used for the 30th Southeast Asian Games in Tagaytay City as the rest of the venue continues to undergo construction on Tuesday, days away from the start of the biennial regional sporting event on November 30. Other venues to be used for the sports events also race to finish in time for the opening of the 2019 SEA Games. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Supreme cleaning

A city maintenance worker cleans a statue of Andres Bonifacio in Balintawak, Quezon City on Tuesday. The country will celebrate on November 30 the birthday of the founder and “supremo” of the Kataastaasan, Kagalanggalangang Katipunan ng mga Anak ng Bayan (KKK), which led a revolt against Spanish rule in the 19th century. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Road to the SEA Games

MMDA officers direct traffic along EDSA in Quezon City as vehicles for the 30th Southeast Asian Games pass through the thoroughfare on Tuesday. Traffic is expected to build up in the coming days as the SEA Games formally begin on November 30, ferrying delegates from hotels to venues and vice versa. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News