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<span>The University of the Philippines opens the Christmas season with the unveiling of Toym Imao's installation "Budyong." In line with the theme “Himig ng Diliman,” the Oblation was designed to be surrounded by lantern elements that take the shape of a conch shell or a “budyong” that is used as a horn, an instrument that dates back to the pre-colonial era.</span>
<span>In this photo taken on October 26, 2015 by Inquirer photographer @richard_a_reyes, Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago meet supporters at the UP Bahay ng Alumni in Quezon City. 
Santiago passed away Thursday morning after battling lung cancer. She was 71.</span>
<span>A newly lit installation by artist Toym Imao gives the Oblation on the campus of the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City a colorful Yuletide look. Imao designed the "Pagiilaw" to usher in the Christmas season at the UP community during a ceremonial lighting on Nov. 27. </span>
<span>A security guards walks outside the bowling center and a section of the canteen of the UP Alumni Association Hostel, Diliman which was gutted by fire on the evening of June 30, 2015.</span>
<span>A bee gathers nectar from a sunflower planted along University Avenue inside UP Diliman, Quezon City on June 20, 2015. The sunflowers are planted  in time for the commencement exercises every year.</span>