The Day in Photos: 06 December 2017


Posted at Dec 06 2017 10:31 PM

Here are the big stories today in photos.

The Christmas House in Cainta

People visit the Christmas House, an attraction in Filinvest Homes in Cainta, Rizal. Covered with about 500,000 led lights, the house comes to life and becomes a holiday destination for people who want an inexpensive yuletide attraction. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Protesting martial law in Mindanao

Protesters allied with farmers and Lumad groups in Mindanao demonstrate on Wednesday in front of Camp Aguinaldo, headquarters of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The groups raised the issue of human rights violations by the military under martial law in Mindanao. George Calvelo, ABS CBN News

Wildfire hits Southern California

A firefighter battles a wildfire as it burns along a hillside near homes in Santa Paula, California, on Wednesday. Fast-moving, wind-fueled brush fire exploded to about 10,000 acres in Ventura County Monday night, forcing hundreds of people to flee their homes, officials said. Ringo Chiu, AFP Photo

AFP Chief of Staff Guerrero gets CA nod

Members of the Commission on Appointments, led by Senate President Aquilino Pimental III, Senator Manny Pacquiao and Rep. Ronaldo Zamora, join newly appointed Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Rey Leonardo Guerrero after his confirmation on Wednesday. Junny Roy, ABS-CBN News

Singkaban lanterns

Visual artist and painter Rolly Alcantara does final touches on his “singkaban” lantern at his house in Obando, Bulacan on Wednesday. “Singkaban,” which stands for “Sining at Kalinangan ng Bulacan,” is often connected to intricately-designed bamboo arches during festivals in Bulacan. Jhun Dantes, ABS-CBN News