THE DAY IN PHOTOS: November 7, 2019


Posted at Nov 08 2019 12:04 AM

Smog over Taj Mahal

Tourists visit the Taj Mahal in smoggy conditions in Agra on Wednesday. Smog in northern India reached hazardous levels on Tuesday, with tourists complaining of coughing and only a few wearing protective masks while visiting the famous landmark. Jewel Samad, AFP

PCG rescues MV Siargao Princess passengers off Sibonga

Personnel from Philippine Coast Guard 7 rescue passengers from MV Siargao Princess after the vessel encountered big waves off Sibonga, Cebu on Thursday. MV Siargao Princess, which carries 53 passengers and 7 crew onboard, left Loon, Bohol at 9:30AM called for help at 11:15AM. Photo courtesy of Philippine Coast Guard

A MOA Christmas

Mall goers have their pictures taken at the 60-foot Christmas tree at the SM Mall of Asia in Pasay City after its lighting on Thursday. Aside from the giant Christmas tree, the mall's holiday display includes an indoor music and lights show that features a medley of holiday songs. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News

Visiting beneficiaries

Vice President Leni Robredo disembarks from a boat after visiting beneficiaries of her Angat Buhay anti-poverty program in Cardona, Rizal on Thursday. Robredo said her decision to accept her appointment by President Rodrigo Duterte as co-chair of the inter-agency committee on anti-illegal drugs was not fueled by her desire related to the 2022 presidential elections. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

By the bay

A child jumps off a boat as he plays in Laguna Lake on Thursday. According to Malacañang on Thursday, the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System is calling for the declaration of Laguna Lake as a "vital source of water" to ensure its protection and security as a possible water source for the capital in the wake of water service interruptions which officials say might continue until next year. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News