Philippine flags are put on display at Rizal Park in Manila on Thursday in preparation for the commemoration of the 118th National Flag Day on May 28. The National Flag Day celebrates the unfurling of the Philippine flag for the first time after the Battle of Alapan in Imus, Cavite.
A congressional staff arranges ballot boxes containing the Certificates of Canvass and Election Returns during the Joint Session of Congress Presidential and Vice Presidential Canvass at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on Friday. The canvassing of votes was completed Friday evening.
Mothers join a protest-rally on Thursday against the planned demolition of the Fabella Hospital by June 9. The protesters criticized the Fabella Hospital management and the Department of Health (DOH) for pushing for the hospital's demolition to make way for commercial development of the property.
US President Barack Obama (right) and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands after laying wreaths at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima on Friday. Obama on May 27 paid a moving tribute to victims of the world's first nuclear attack during World War II.
Firefighters spray foam at the engine of a Korean Air Lines plane after smoke rose from it at Haneda airport in Tokyo, Japan, Friday. Korean Air Lines evacuated 319 passengers and crew from an aircraft preparing to take off from Japan's Haneda Airport in Tokyo after smoke came from its left engine.
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