marianne bermudez

<span>A miniature "Korona ng Patay" (flower for the dead) with Valentine message is shown by florist Jo Calderon at her store in Taguig City. The florist creatively puts a different twist to the usual Valentine's day flowers people give to their loved ones.
<span>Amina Ameroding of Marawi CIty sells hijab at the Islamic Center in Quiapo, Manila as Muslim communities celebrate World Hijab Day on February 1. </span>
<span>The new P1000 bill with President Rodrigo Duterte's signature. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas started releasing 27 million pieces of banknotes worth P8.75 billion bearing President Rodrigo Duterte’s signature on December 20, 2016. </span>
<span>Bureau of Immigration Deputy Commissioners Al Argosino (l) and Michael Robles (r) shows the P30 million pesos of the P50 million they received from gaming tycoon Jack Lam at the City of Dreams hotel and casino in Parañaque City on Nov. 27 during a press conference in Manila. The two officials allegedly extorted the money from Lam in exchange for the release of illegal Chinese workers. 
<span>Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle thanks Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach for her donation of cash and goods for Caritas Manila's bazaar to raise funds for 5000 scholars. </span>
<span>Groups gather at the Mendiola Bridge in Manila as they commemorate the International Human Rights day in the Philippines. The Duterte administration has earned international condemnation on the spate of killings in the country amid his brutal crackdown on illegal drugs and criminality. </span>
<span>People waves miniature flags as they welcome the arrival of BRP Andres Bonifacio at Pier 13 in South Harbor, Manila. BRP Andres Bonifacio is a naval warship pledged by US President Barrack Obama to the Philippines during his visit to the country in 2015.</span>
<span>Vice President Leni Robredo with other women during the start of a campaign to end violence against women at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City, November 25, 2016. </span>
<span>Dogs find shelter on top of a tomb at the Manila South Cemetery, October 28, 2016. People are slowly flocking to the cemeteries days before All Souls Day as they honor the dead in this yearly tradition. 
<span>US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg pours champagne on a C-130 as he turns over the transport plane to the Philippine Air Force during ceremonies at Villamor Air Base in Pasay City, October 23, 2016.</span>
<span>Model helicopters are on display during the Asian Defence &amp; Security (ADAS) 2016 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City.  The exhibition focus on the needs and requirements of the Asia Pacific Armed Forces, the internal state security organisations and crisis &amp; disaster management agencies.</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>