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THE DAY IN PHOTOS: November 25, 2019

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Nov 25 2019 11:43 PM | Updated as of Nov 26 2019 11:01 AM

Manila lights up Jones Bridge

People gather at the Jones Bridge in Manila during a lighting ceremony on Sunday. Mayor Isko Moreno also inaugurated the restored La Madre Filipina sculptures on the Ermita side of the bridge, which crosses the Pasig River. Mark Cayabyab, ABS-CBN News

Pope Francis visits Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Pope Francis observes a moment of silence with atomic bomb survivors (right on the stage) at the Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, Japan on Sunday evening. Pope. Francis called for the abolition of nuclear weapons around the world as he visits ground zeros of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, two cities hit by atomic bombs during the World War II. Kim Kyung-Hoon, Reuters

Pro-democracy protesters celebrate victory in HK elections

Supporters of pro-democracy candidate Angus Wong celebrate after he won in district council elections in Hong Kong, early Monday. Vote counting was underway in Hong Kong early Monday after a massive turnout in district council elections seen as a barometer of public support for pro-democracy protests that have rocked the semi-autonomous Chinese territory for more than five months. Vincent Yu, AP

Flooded Venice

Tourists take photos on the flooded St. Mark's Square, by the Bell Tower (rear right) and St. Mark's Basilica (rear center) on Sunday in Venice during a high tide "Acqua Alta" meteorological phenomenon with an expected depth of 140 cm. Flood-hit Venice was bracing for another, though smaller, high tide on Nov. 24, after Italy declared on November 15 a state of emergency for the UNESCO city where perilous deluges have caused millions of euros worth of damage. Miguel Medina, AFP

Duterte arrives in South Korea for ASEAN meet

President Rodrigo Duterte arrives at the Gimhae Air Base in Busan, South Korea on Monday. Duterte will participate in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations - Republic of Korea (ASEAN-ROK) Commemorative Summit from Nov. 25-26. Karl Norman Alonzo, Presidential Photo

Women farmers denounce rice tariffs

Members of farmers group Amihan step on photos of government officials whom they blame for raising tariffs on rice during a rally at the Department of Agriculture in Quezon City on Monday. The group called for the repeal of the Rice Tariffication law, which caused prices of the staple grain to plummet. Jire Carreon, ABS-CBN News

Unfinished hall: SEA Games men's football press conference

Members of foreign and local media outfits wait for the press conference in what seems like an unfinished venue before the start of the Malaysia vs. Myanmar men's football game of the 30th Southeast Asian Games in Manila Monday. The Games have been getting criticisms from foreign and local national teams as well as the media over logistical nightmares, ranging from unfinished venues, lack of coordination on transportation and accommodation, and the athletes' mediocre meals. Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Gooaaal!

Dennis Chung of the Philippines is swamped by teammates after scoring a goal during the 93d minute of their Group A men's football match against Cambodia at the Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila during the 30th SEA Games on Monday. The Philippines managed a 1-1 draw against their opponents. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News