Duterte and Xi Jinping at Belt and Road Forum
President Duterte greets People's Republic of China President Xi Jinping in time for the first session of the Leaders' Roundtable which was centered on the theme 'Policy Synergy for Closer Partnership' at Yanqi Lake International Convention Center in the northern suburb of Beijing, China on Monday.
Students from Project 6 Elementary School helping hands to clean their classroom during the “Brigada Eskwela” in, Quezon City on Monday. Brigada Eskwela aims to bring together all education stakeholders to participate and contribute their time, effort and resources to prepare public school facilities for the school opening.
Balikatan in Aurora
Filipino soldiers disembark from the landing ship before they dock at Motiong Beach, as part of the Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response scenario during the Philippines and United States annual Balikatan (Shoulder-to-Shoulder) exercises in Casiguran, Philippines on Monday.
Romeo Ranoco, Reuters
Golden Bridge on Silk Road
People take pictures in front of a "Golden Bridge on Silk Road" installation by Shu Yong, set up ahead of the Belt and Road Forum, outside the National Convention Centre in Beijing, China. The Silk Road project, proposed by Xi Jinping in 2013, aims to expand links between Asia, Africa and Europe through different infrastructure projects.
Humanitarian Assistance at Balikatan
U.S. and Filipino soldiers part of the medical team check a resident, as part of the Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response scenario during the Philippines and United States annual Balikatan (Shoulder-to-Shoulder) exercises in Casiguran, Aurora on Monday.
Romeo Ranoco, Reuters
House rejects impeachment case against Duterte
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano (left) gestures as he explains the impeachment complaint against Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte at the House of Representatives in Manila on Monday. The Philippine Congress rejected on Monday an impeachment complaint against Duterte, calling allegations he committed crimes against humanity over the deaths of thousands of suspected criminals "frivolous and baseless".
Noel Celis, AFP