Vice President-elect Leni Robredo greets supporters at a thanksgiving mass at St. Peters Church in Quezon City. Robredo and President-elect Rodrigo Duterte were proclaimed winners of the 2016 national election by the joint session of Congress at the House of Representatives on Monday.
Parents and children check a list at the Las Piñas Central Elementary School in Barangay Aldana, Las Piñas on Monday. Around 5 million students are expected to return to school this year, higher by over a million from last year's enrollment, amid the start of the full implementation of the K-12 program.
Ecowaste Coalition Volunteers wear giant paint can costumes during their campaign at the week-long Brigada Eskwela at the Sto. Cristo Elementary School at Bagong Bantay, in Quezon City on Monday. They are pushing for the use of lead-free paints to keep classrooms safe from harmful chemicals.
Residents fetch water from a busted commercial pipe along a major road in Quezon City on Monday. Potable water supply and management in most parts of the Philippines are privatized, making rates usurious. A container of filtered drinking water costs around P30 on the average.
A young man looks at pens and school supplies for sale along a busy street in Quiapo, Manila, on Monday, with less than 2 weeks before the opening of classes on June 13. The Department of Trade and Industry has released the 2016 Price Guide for School Supplies to help prevent overpricing of goods.
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