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The Day in Photos: 08 November 2018

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 09 2018 02:19 AM

Here are the day's big stories in photos.

PH Navy contingent back from AMEX 2018

Members of the Philippine Navy stand in formation on board the BRP Dagupan City as they arrive at the Philippine Navy (PN) Headquarters in Manila on Thursday. The AMEX 2018, which was hosted by the Republic of Singapore Navy and China's People Liberation Army (PLA) Navy, focused on maritime safety, search and rescue at sea and the Code of Unplanned Encounters at Sea (CUES). Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Daddy comes home

A member of the Philippine Navy carries his daughter during their arrival ceremony at the Philippine Navy (PN) headquarters in Manila on Thursday. The Filipino servicemen recently participated in the joint ASEAN-China Maritime Exercise (ACMEX) 2018 held from October 21 to 28 in Zhanjiang, China. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Prayers for Yolanda victims

A survivor of super typhoon Yolanda places flowers and candles at the mass grave for victims of the typhoon on the fifth anniversary of the typhoon in Tacloban City, Leyte on Thursday. Typhoon Yolanda struck in the predawn darkness of November 8, 2013 as the then strongest typhoon to ever hit land, leaving more than 7,360 people dead or missing across the central Philippines. AFP Photo

Fist raised

National Democratic Front of the Philippines consultant Vic Ladlad raises a fist in defiance as he arrives at Camp Karingal, Quezon City on Thursday. Ladlad was arrested for alleged possession of illegal firearms in a safe house in Novaliches, Quezon City. Maria Tan, ABS-CBN News

Confrontation: Trump rips CNN reporter

A White House staff member reaches for the microphone held by CNN's Jim Acosta as he questions U.S. President Donald Trump during a news conference following Tuesday's midterm U.S. congressional elections on Wednesday. Trump blamed the media after Republican candidates lost control of the US House of Representatives to Democrats during the midterm elections on November 6. Jonathan Ernst, Reuters

Christmas fantasy in Ayala

People visit the Ayala Triangle Garden in Makati to have their pictures taken with the Christmas lights display on Wednesday. Every year, malls and establishments start putting up decorations as early as September as the holiday season approaches. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Prized possession

A woman carrying a religious icon walks past destroyed houses after a fire engulfed a slum area in Navotas along Manila Bay on Thursday. Some 150 families were affected by the fire, according to local media reports. Noel Celis, AFP

Remembering Yolanda

UP Diliman students join other climate justice advocates commemorate the 5th anniversary of Typhoon Yolanda during a candle lighting event in Quezon City on Thursday. The students called on the government to take bolder action to address climate change to prevent life-threatening weather events like Yolanda. Mark Demayo, ABS-CBN News