Their faces covered, witnesses, mostly relatives of suspects killed during an intensified police campaign against illegal drugs, wait for their appearance at a hearing on extrajudicial killings being conducted by the Senate committee on justice and human rights.
Children wait outside the Gasangan World Mission Community in Baseco, a sprawling community of informal settlers in Tondo, Manila, to get their share of free meals. One in every three Filipino children suffers from stunted growth, an indicator of chronic malnutrition, according to a study by Save the Children, January 4, 2016.
Confetti rains down on the victory parade of 2015 Miss Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach of the Philippines on January 25, 2016. The motorcade, which took four hours and 45 minutes, involved two floats and a change of costume.
PAGASA weather forecasters monitor Typhon Lando, projected on a screen, as it approaches to make landfall in Northern Luzon at the PAGASA Office in Quezon City, 17 October 2015.
36 year-old Catholic penitent Alan David with 2 year-old son Aljur walks towards their home after performing self flagellation on Good Friday in San Fernando, Pampanga. The ritual is done as penitents believe this as a form of repentance for sins despite calls from the Catholic Church to end such practices.
New firetrucks show their capabilities by blasting colored water in the air in Camp Vicente Lim, Calamba Laguna province on August 7, 2015. The distribution of 80 1000-gallon firetrucks to different municipalities is the first batch of 469 DILG-BFP firetrucks to be distributed nationwide.
Cornelio Pingol and daughter Trixie remember 21 of their relatives who were killed during the onslaught of Supertyphoon "Yolanda" on All Saints Day. The tombs are made too close to each other at a mass grave site on the median on Maharlika Highway in Tanauan town, Leyte province.