Edwin Bacasmas

<span>An airplane flies across the full moon on November 13, 2016. Supermoon, when the full moon will be closest to Earth can be seen on November 14, 2016 and the next time it will be closer again will be on November 25, 2034.</span>
<span>Convicted drug lord Herbert Colangco is questioned by Philippine National Police Director General Ronald "Bato" dela Rosa during the transfer to the PNP Special Action Force of the responsibility of guarding New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City, July 20, 2016.</span>
<span>Thousands of supporters of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte brave the downpour during the thanksgiving party at Crocodile Park in Davao City's Ma-a District, June 4, 2016. Duterte repeated his program to push hard against crime, particularly drug trafficking, and corruption in government agencies. </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>A plot of sunflowers--a sign that another batch of students on the University of the Philippines campus in Diliman is about to graduate--thrives under the watch of Robert dela Cruz who makes sure that they get plenty of sun and water.</span>
<span>A lay minister at Baclaran Church marks the forehead of a toddler with the sign of the cross using ashes from burnt palm fronds, as part of the observance of Ash Wednesday which marks the start of Lent, February 10, 2016.</span>
<span>Senators Grace Poe and Chiz Escudero together with their senatorial slate launch their national campaign at Plaza Miranda in Manila, February 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Japanese government staff wave to the airplane of Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko during the departure ceremonies at the AGES Hangar, Balagbag ramp, Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay City, January 30, 2016. The event concludes the five-day state visit to the Philippines.</span>
<span>Catholic devotees wave towels as the image of the Black Nazarene passes by in a raucous procession to celebrate its feast day along Katigbak Street in Luneta, Manila. As in the past, the annual procession attracts thousands of devotees with scores being injured and saw the deployment of hundreds of police and soldiers.</span>
<span>Catholic devotees wave  towels as the image of the Black Nazarene passes by in a raucous procession to celebrate its feast day along Katigbak Street in Luneta, Manila. As in the past, the annual procession attracts thousands of devotees with scores being injured and saw the deployment of hundreds of police and soldiers.</span>
<span>Not even the rains from Typhoon Nona can dampen the ardor of the faithful who braved heavy rains to take part in the traditional "Misa de Gallo," a series of nine dawn Masses that lead up to Christmas Day. Festive Christmas lanterns light up the dark skies over St. Joseph Parish Church in Las Pinas City, as if to ward off the gloom brought about by typhoon.  </span>
<span>The Air Force One takes off at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after US President Barrack Obama attended the 2015 APEC Summit in Manila. </span>