THE DAY IN PHOTOS: October 14, 2019


Posted at Oct 14 2019 11:58 PM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

Mass immunization vs polio

Children receive the polio vaccine during a multi-regional mass immunization program in Quezon City on Monday. The Department of Health announced the re-emergence of polio in the country after 19 years of being declared free from the disease. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

In transit

Commuters in transit in Cubao, Quezon City on Monday amid the partial closure of the LRT-2. The closure of a portion of the Cubao-Recto line of LRT-2 forced commuters to make additional adjustments with their respective travel time as they brave the Metro Manila traffic everyday. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Loyalty to judiciary

Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin addresses court employees during his last flag raising ceremony at the Supreme Court grounds in Manila on Monday. Bersamin reminded colleagues to be loyal to the judiciary and the Philippine Constitution, days before he turns 70, the mandatory retirement age for SC justices. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Early exit for Albayalde

Philippine National Police chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde (right) is congratulated by Police Maj. Gen. Guillermo Eleazar after the flag-raising ceremony at Camp Crame in Quezon City on Monday. Albayalde stepped down on Monday after he faced allegations in a Senate hearing that he intervened as a provincial police chief in 2013 to prevent his officers from being prosecuted for allegedly selling a huge quantity of illegal drugs they had seized. Philippine National Police via AP

As the sun sets

A woman takes photos of pigeons as the sun sets at Rizal Park in Manila on Monday. Aside from being a site of historical significance, Rizal Park has become a favorite leisure spot for locals and a major tourist attraction in the city, being one of the largest urban parks in Asia. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News