September 11, 2011. The world solemnly commemorated the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in New York City, the Pentagon, and Shanksville, PA, USA.
The Manila Bulletin and The Philippine Star featured “Tribute in Light” photos on its front cover, while the Philippine Daily Inquirer re-posted part of its September 12, 2001 cover page.
Tributes on 9/11, and stories on the Filipino casualties and survivors of the attacks were also featured. Here are those articles on the cover pages:
Bulletin: Last message from Tower 2: ‘Don’t worry, I’ll be home’
Inquirer: Survivor’s tale: Basket of apples saved her | Roll of remembrance: Bells toll for 20 Filipinos | Sept. 11: Life changed, and didn’t
Star: 911 words on 9/11
Also on the Covers:
- Miss Philippines Shamcey Supsup, the country’s representative to the Miss Universe 2011
- Manny Pacquiao, who withdrew his announcement to run for Vice President, due to being three years short of the 40-year-old age requirement by 2016
- Sen. Vicente “Tito” Sotto III, who reacted to criticisms of his pro-life stance against the RH Bill
Front Pages 2011 is Pinoy Index’s way of looking back at notable events of 2011, as presented on the front page of the three leading broadsheet newspapers in the country: the Manila Bulletin, the Philippine Daily Inquirer, and the Philippine Star.