PDI Correspondent/ Jilson Seckler Tiu

<span>Fireworks light up the horizon and bathe Manila Bay in different colors during the 8th Philippine International Pyromusical Competition.</span>
<span>Newly-crowned Miss Universe Iris Mittenaere, from France, pose for photographers during the press conference after the coronation at the Mall of Asia Arena in PasayCity.
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<span>Metro Manila is covered with smog after new year's celebration as seen from Taguig City. </span>
<span>While his mother shops for holiday decor at the Dapitan Arcade in Manila, 2-year old Enrique seems transfixed by a traditional "parol," the Filipino's version of the Star of Bethlehem that guided the Three Kings to the infant Jesus on the first Christmas.</span>
<span>Protesters gather at the People Power Monument on Edsa in Quezon City during the 153rd birth anniversary of Andres Bonifacio. The groups express their opposition to the Supreme Court's ruling to bury former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.
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<span>Protesters gather at the People Power Monument on Edsa in Quezon City during the 153rd birth anniversary of Andres Bonifacio. The groups express their opposition to the Supreme Court's ruling to bury former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. </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>Election paraphernalia litter the Aurora A. Quezon Elementary School during election day on May 9, 2016.</span>
<span>Participants in their colorful costume perform for the Aliwan Festival parade, held along the road from Quirino Grandstand to CCP complex despite the hot weather, April 16, 2016.
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<span>Batanes province beckons to tourists with its pastoral scenery, including a view of the Milky Way from the capital town of Basco on
clear summer nights.
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<span>Passersby react as they are spattered with blood from a penitent doing self-flagellation on Good Friday in San Fernando, Pampanga. The ritual is done as penitents believe this as a form of repentance for sins despite calls from the Catholic Church to end such practices. </span>
<span>Hindus celebrate the Holi Festival at the Mall of Asia in Pasay City, March 20, 2016. Holi is a spring festival, also known as the festival of colours or the festival of sharing love.</span>