<span>A pocket Bible with pages partially cut out to form a case where prisoners can put contraband items is confiscated by Special Action Forces from inmates at the New Bilibid Prisons maximum compound in Muntinlupa City Sept. 27, 2016. Written on the inside page reads, "Drug users didn't go old, because they die young."</span>

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Fake Bible for contraband

By: September 27, 2016

A pocket Bible with pages partially cut out to form a case where prisoners can put contraband items is confiscated by Special Action Forces from inmates at the New Bilibid Prisons maximum compound in Muntinlupa City Sept. 27, 2016. Written on the inside page reads, "Drug users didn't go old, because they die young."

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<span>Residents of Barangay Bagong Silangan in Quezon City light candles at San Isidro Labrador Parish Church to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the deadly flooding unleashed by Tropical Storm "Ondoy" in their community. </span>
<span>Curiosity did not kill these kittens, which seem to be puzzling over the identity of one of two men killed by police reportedly in an encounter in Rosario, Pasig City, September 23, 2016.</span>
<span>National Democratic Front consultants Benito and Wilma Tiamzon share a light moment before the start of a forum on peace process in Pasig City. The Tiamzons who both attended the initial round of Oslo talks said they remained optimistic on peace prospects. </span>
<span>The first segment of Ninoy Aquino International Airport Expressway is now open. It will link Terminals 1 and 2 in Paranaque City to Macapagal Boulevard and the Entertainment City. For the first month, motorists will not pay toll for using the expressway.</span>

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<span>A pocket Bible with pages partially cut out to form a case where prisoners can put contraband items is confiscated by Special Action Forces from inmates at the New Bilibid Prisons maximum compound in Muntinlupa City Sept. 27, 2016. Written on the inside page reads, "Drug users didn't go old, because they die young."</span>
<span>Residents of Barangay Bagong Silangan in Quezon City light candles at San Isidro Labrador Parish Church to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the deadly flooding unleashed by Tropical Storm "Ondoy" in their community. </span>
<span>Curiosity did not kill these kittens, which seem to be puzzling over the identity of one of two men killed by police reportedly in an encounter in Rosario, Pasig City, September 23, 2016.</span>
<span>National Democratic Front consultants Benito and Wilma Tiamzon share a light moment before the start of a forum on peace process in Pasig City. The Tiamzons who both attended the initial round of Oslo talks said they remained optimistic on peace prospects. </span>
<span>The first segment of Ninoy Aquino International Airport Expressway is now open. It will link Terminals 1 and 2 in Paranaque City to Macapagal Boulevard and the Entertainment City. For the first month, motorists will not pay toll for using the expressway.</span>
<span>To commemorate the victims of the super typhoon "Reming" 10 years ago, local artists unveil the biggest dike mural painting in Barangay Maipon, Guinobatan Albay province. Barangay Maipon was one of the most damaged places when super typhoon destroyed the province in 2006. </span>
<span>On the eve of the anniversary of the declaration of martial law, flowers and candles are placed by activists at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani's Wall of Remembrance in Quezon City, September 20, 2016 to honor those who fought against the Marcos dictatorship.</span>
<span>A boy living near the Golden Mosque in Quiapo enjoys an instant shower from recent overcast skies. Two typhoons early this week skipped Metro Manila but carried with them gusty winds and rain showers.</span>
<span>The mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant in Morong Bataan, has yet to produce a single watt of energy. Built at a cost of $2.3 billion, the BNPP was set for commercial operations in June 1985. The government, however, still spends P27 million a year for the upkeep of the plant.</span>
<span>Senator Leila de Lima intervenes between Senator Alan Peter Cayetano and Senator Antonio Trillanes IV following a tense exchange of words between them during the Senate hearing on extra-judicial killings, September 15, 2016.</span>
<span>Pasig police conducts Oplan Tokhang at ROTC Street, Barangay Rosario, Pasig City, September 14, 2016. United Nations High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, at the 33rd session of the Human Rights Council, spoke out against President Rodrigo Duterte’s earlier comments about the UN and human rights violations allegedly perpetrated in relation to his war against drugs.</span>
<span>A member of the Southern Police District is greeted by a pet dog as he and his team hand out flyers to homeowners of exclusive Ayala Alabang Subdivision during the modified Oplan Tokhang, September 13, 2016. </span>
<span>A man walks past a list of names of eligible voters posted outside polling precincts at the Maximo Estrella Elementary School in Makati City as poll closes at 5pm of May 9, 2016.</span>

2016 National Elections

Scenes from the precincts

By: May 09, 2016

A man walks past a list of names of eligible voters posted outside polling precincts at the Maximo Estrella Elementary School in Makati City as poll closes at 5pm of May 9, 2016.

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<span>Poll watchers scrutinize the vote tally at Maximo Estrella Elementary School in Makati City. </span>
<span>Election paraphernalia litter the Aurora A. Quezon Elementary School during election day on May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte casts his vote at the Daniel Aguinaldo National High School in Matina, Davao City, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Voters look for their names and precinct numbers at Brgy. Valenzuela in Makati City before voting on Monday morning, May 9, 2016.</span>

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<span>A man walks past a list of names of eligible voters posted outside polling precincts at the Maximo Estrella Elementary School in Makati City as poll closes at 5pm of May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Poll watchers scrutinize the vote tally at Maximo Estrella Elementary School in Makati City. </span>
<span>Election paraphernalia litter the Aurora A. Quezon Elementary School during election day on May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte casts his vote at the Daniel Aguinaldo National High School in Matina, Davao City, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Voters look for their names and precinct numbers at Brgy. Valenzuela in Makati City before voting on Monday morning, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Presidential candidate and Senator Grace Poe casts her vote at the Sta. Lucia Elementary School in San Juan City, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>38 year-old Juan Magdaraog, a person with rare Pompe disease casts his vote inside Xavier School in San Juan City, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Liberal party presidential candidate Mar Roxas pose with pictures of grandfather former president Manuel Roxas, father senator Gerry Roxas and brother Dinggoy at their ancestral house at Roxas City, Capiz after casting his vote, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Persons With Disabilities (PWD) from Tahanang Walang Hagdan cast their votes at the Marick Elementary School in Cainta, Rizal, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Presidential candidate and Senator Miriam Santiago casts her vote at the La Vista Subdivision clubhouse in Quezon City on Monday morning, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Voters including nuns look for their names on the list posted outside precincts in Epifanio delos Santos Elementary School in Manila, May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Junjun Binay talks to Senator Nancy Binay while their father, vice president and presidential candidate Jejomar Binay uses his phone inside their house in San Antonio, Makati City after casting their vote, May 9, 2016.</span>