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The week in photos: November 17-23, 2018

Nov 24, 2018 - 7:00 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

RAINY DEPARTURE. China's President Xi Jinping carries an umbrella while walking up a set of stairs to his plane as he departs from Manila at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport on November 21, 2018. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

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WATCH: Giant leatherback turtle in Camarines Sur released back to sea

Nov 23, 2018 - 1:11 AM

Residents of Balatan, Camarines Sur, give a giant leatherback turtle a send-off. It got entangled in a fishing net and received treatment for its bruises ashore.

SEND-OFF. Residents of Barangay Duran, Balatan town, give the giant leatherback turtle a send-off after authorities deemed the creature ready for release. Photo courtesy of Ryan Cendiño

LOOK: Giant leatherback turtle caught in Camarines Sur

Nov 22, 2018 - 12:13 PM

(UPDATED) The female leatherback sea turtle, accidentally caught off the coast of Balatan town, weighs 500 kilos and has a carapace length of 1.75 meters. It was later released back to the sea.

GIANT TURTLE. Children are dwarfed by the 500-kilo leatherback turtle. Photos by Ryan Cediño, NSAP Enumerator/BFAR