THE DAY IN PHOTOS: October 22, 2019


Posted at Oct 22 2019 11:13 PM

Here are the big stories today in photos

A vote for Canada

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau casts his vote with his family in the Papineau area of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Monday. Trudeau’s ruling party, the Liberals, were leading with 146 out of 304 electoral districts in one of Canada’s tightest elections according to local reports Carlo Allegri, Reuters

Emperor Naruhito proclaims ascension

People stop and watch as the enthronement ceremony for the 59-year-old Emperor Naruhito is broadcast live Tuesday in Tokyo, Japan. Naruhito ascended to the throne in May after his father Emperor Akihito’s abdication on April 30, 2019 after 30 years of the Chrysanthemum Throne. Aaron Favila, AP

Duterte attends Naruhito’s enthronement

President Rodrigo Duterte and daughter Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio arrive to attend the enthronement ceremony of Japan's Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo, Japan. Duterte joined 180 heads of states and dignitaries as Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his ascension to the throne. Carl Court, Pool via Reuters

Blue-collar blues?

Construction work continues at the Pasay City store of an international furniture store on Tuesday. Local demand is high for skilled labor in the construction industry, yet vacancies remain because of low wages here compared to overseas, according to the Department of Labor and Employment. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News

Picking up the pieces

Residents gather items they can salvage after a fire razed houses beside the Manila Bureau of Fire Protection building in Quiricada St. corner Rizal Avenue in Barangay Santa Cruz, Manila, on Tuesday. The fire reached Task Force Bravo and displaced 264 families and caused some P800,000 in damage. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Safety on the shore

A boy surveys the water along the shore of Barangay Magallanes in Tacloban City on Tuesday. Residents there have complied with an ordinance requiring them to dismantle their homes in the "no-build danger zone" near the shore. Typhoon Yolanda barreled through the coastal town in 2014, wiping out homes and killing thousands who were living in the danger zones. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News