The Day in Photos: 03 October 2018


Posted at Oct 03 2018 09:13 PM | Updated as of Oct 03 2018 09:52 PM

Here are the big stories today in photos.

The President's watch

President Duterte gives his watch to a soldier from the 803rd Infantry Brigade during his visit to Camp Juan Ponce Sumuroy in Catarman, Northern Samar on Tuesday. Robinson Ninal, Malacanang Photo

Call for help

A young boy makes a phone call from an earthquake-damaged bathroom stall in Palu, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Wednesday. Aid has yet to reach the hardest-hit areas around Palu, the largest city heavily damaged in the earthquake and tsunami that hit on Friday, September 28. Dita Alangkara, AP

Pets get glammed up for World Animal Day

Animal lovers showcase their pets donning Hollywood-inspired costumes– a Shih Tzu as Pia Wurtzbach and a Chihuahua dog as Elizabeth Taylor during a kick-off activity for the World Animal Day celebration at the Eastwood Mall open park on Wednesday. The celebration will culminate with a pet blessing on October 7, an annual event in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Free facial on Teachers’ Day

Teachers get a free facial as they enjoy a make-over as part of the Teachers’ Week celebration at the Caloocan City Stadium on Wednesday. Republic Act No. 10743 declares October 5 as National Teachers’ Day to honor those in the teaching profession. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Keeping senior citizens active

Senior citizens actively participate in activities and discussions tackling different initiatives and benefits for elderly Filipinos during a forum in Quezon City on Wednesday, in observance of Elderly Filipino Week. Elderly Filipino Week aims to increase public awareness on the different rights and issues concerning senior citizens. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Let’s play ball

Residents play basketball at an open court at a residential complex in Mandaluyong City on Wednesday. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

'Busina laban sa endo’

A jeepney drives past protesting workers near the College of Law at the University of the Philippines Diliman Campus on Wednesday . The group urged the government to end labor contractualization as promised by President Duterte during his campaign. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News