<span>Carlos Pangilinan punches through locked bird cages in an effort to save his pet birds after a fire that reached the 5th alarm in Paco, Manila on June 21, 2017. Pangilinan kept more than 100 pet birds in his home but was only able to save one after the fire.</span>
<span>Final preparations are under way at the Philippine International Convention Center for the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit, which the Philippines is hosting. Police authorities declared a full alert to secure the meeting os Asean leaders.</span>
<span>Chris Martin performs during the Coldplay's A Head Full of Dreams concert tour in Manila. </span>
<span>Parola compound residents try in vain to contain the roaring flames after a fire started Tuesday night, February 8, 2017, and raged for ten hours. The fire left around 3,000 families homeless. </span>
<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>Visitors pose beside the sculpture of Dr. Jose Rizal being led to his execution in Fort Santiago in Intramuros, Manila. Rizal Day is observed every December 30.</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>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>Militant groups gather at the Bonifacio Shrine in Manila on National Heroes Day to protest the planned burial of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.</span>
<span>The family of Paul Lester Lorenzo mourn after he was killed, along with Danny Laurente, in an alleged drug buy-bust operation by the police in Pandacan, Manila on August 17, 2016. </span>
<span>Students carry their school shoes to prevent them from getting wet during heavy rain along Taft in Manila on August 9, 2016.Classes have been suspended in the metro due to habagat. </span>
<span>A man tries to look for recyclable materials on Manila Bay which seems to be covered in garbage following heavy rains brought on by Tropical Storm "Carina," August 1, 2016.</span>