<span>A young child is held up from a crowd of church goers to receive blessings from a priest at the Quiapo church in Manila, during the year's first Sunday mass, January 3, 2016.</span>
<span>A child enjoys a school-free day along a flooded street in Makati City on July 8, 2015. The country has been experiencing heavy rainfall as Typhoon Falcon continues to enhance the southwest monsoon.</span>