<span>The Philippine Military Academy Cadet Corps follows a ritual called "dunking," by soaping 167 members of graduating Salaknib Class of 2017 and then throwing them into a pool of water, March 11, 2017. This class has set a milestone for having 8 female cadets among its top ten cadets. </span>
<span>Philippine Military Academy "Salaknib" (Sanggalang ay Lakas at Buhay Na Alay Para sa Kalayaan ng Ibang Bayan) top cadets pose for photograph inside the academy in Baguio City. The topnotcher, Cadet First Class Rovi Mairel Martinez from Cabanatuan City ranked first among 167 members of the class of 2017. </span>
<span>Miss Universe candidates join the flower parade in Baguio City,  January 18, 2017. Four giant floats and hundreds of street dancers provide a preview of the famed Panagbenga Festival to Miss Universe candidates.</span>
<span>A local rides his horse in Baguio City. Horseback riding is one of the activities tourists enjoy doing in the summer capital city of Baguio. </span>
<span>A participant from Quezon province dons a costume which made use of coconut fiber during the 21st staging of the Baguio Flower Festival street dancing parade on February 27, 2016. </span>
<span>A young girl carefully tends the bouquets in her stall at Dangwa flower market in Manila on October 28, 2015. After Typhoon Lando destroyed farmlands in Baguio City, where most of the blooms come from, finding the right flowers at the right price has become a difficult quest for those making the yearly pilgrimage to cemeteries to visit their loved one's graves.</span>
<span>The Philippine Military Academy Corps of cadets honors outgoing Police Deputy Director General Leonardo Espina, acting chief of the Philippine National Police, with a testimonial parade at the PMA grounds in Baguio City on June 20, 2015 . Espina, a member of PMA Dimalupig Class of 1981, will retire on July. </span>