<span>American Marines fold their flag during the closing ceremony of the Philippine Amphibious Landing Exercise in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City. </span>
<span>Families, friends and relatives of victims of the blast at a night market in Davao City last September 2, 2016 offer prayers and flowers at the scene of the bombing, which left 14 people and 68 others injured. President Duterte has declared a "state of lawlessness" and put the city on "lockdown" following the explosion.</span>
<span>A participant in the "Colors of Freedom Run" waves a Philippine flag at Bonifacio Global City in Taguig City, June 12, 2016. The runners wore colored afro wigs and spayed powdered dyes during the celebration of Philippine's 118th Independence Day. </span>
<span>A Philippine Marines soldier aligns a giant Philippine flag during rehearsal for the celebration of the 118th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine Independence at the Rizal Monument in Manila, June 11, 2016. President Aquino will lead the commemorative activities for the last time.  </span>
<span>A paraglider tows a Philippine Flag during the 20th Hot Air Balloon Festival kick off at Clark Air Base in  Pampanga on February 11, 2016.</span>
<span> A protester waves the Iglesia ni Cristo banner during the INC rally at the Edsa-Shaw intersection to demand the resignation of Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, whom the sect accuses of
meddling in its internal affairs by investigating charges of kidnapping and illegal detention filed by a former INC minister against the group's leaders, August 29, 2015.
<span>House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte reads the House report at the start of the morning session inside the Plenary Hall.</span>
<span>The Plenary Hall of the House of Representatives is being prepared and cleaned for the last State of the Nation Address of President Benigno S. Aquino III on July 27, 2015.</span>
<span>The Philippines' Samuel Thomas Morrison wins the gold after defeating Trung Duc Phan of Vietnam (blue) during the 28th SEA Games mens under 68kg final held at the Singapore Expo Hall 2 on June 14, 2015.</span>
<span>The house of Emilio Aguinaldo, the iconic Aguinaldo Shrine in Kawit Cavite is covered with lights depicting the most crucial junctures in Philippine history during a light and sounds show using video mapping technology on June 11, 2015.</span>
<span>Members of the Philippine Army practice raising a huge Philippine flag at Rizal Park in Manila on June 11, 2015 as part of preparation for the 117th Independence Day celebration.</span>
<span>Kayla Anise Richardson of the Philippines finishes first earning her a gold medal at the 28th SEA Games Women's 100m finals held at the National Stadium, Singapore Sports Hub on June 9, 2015.</span>