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TOPSHOT - A child sleeps on a bridge in ...TOPSHOT - A child sleeps on a bridge in Manila on April 6, 2016.  Roughly one quarter of the nation's 100 million people live in poverty, which is defined as surviving on about one US dollar a day, according to government data / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELISNOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images

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A child sleeps on a bridge in Manila 

Actors playing the role of Jesus (C) and...Actors playing the role of Jesus (C) and Roman soldiers (background) reenact the suffering and crucifixion of Jesus in a street play as part of Lenten observance during Holy Week in Manila on March 24, 2016, ahead of Easter. Christian believers around the world mark the Holy Week of Easter in celebration of the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. / AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBETED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images

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Actors playing the role of Jesus and Roman soldiers reenact the suffering and crucifixion of Jesus in a street play as part of Lenten observance during Holy Week in Manila ahead of Easter 

Residents look out of windows as the she...Residents look out of windows as the sheriff (not seen) of a demolition team negotiates to avoid violence during the demolition of an informal settlers' community in Manila on March 18, 2016.   Shantytowns dot the Philippine capital where many of the city's poor are forced to reside. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELISNOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images

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Residents look out of windows as the sheriff of a demolition team negotiates to avoid violence during the demolition of an informal settlers’ community in Manila  

nformal settlers clash with police during a demolition...epa05202233 An informal settler throws a bottle at riot police during a demolition in Quezon City, northeast of Manila, Philippines, 09 March 2016. According to Sheriff Bienvenido Reyes Jr. of the Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 98, a court ordered the demolition of some 80 homes in a 2,000-square meter private property. Informal settlers called for the suspension of the demolition job until they are provided with a decent relocation site.  EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

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An informal settler throws a bottle at riot police during a demolition in Quezon City, northeast of Manila, Philippines

A woman stands among photos taken of human rights victims during martial law, displayed at an experiential museum inside a military camp in Manila

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A woman stands among photos taken of human rights victims during martial law, displayed at an experiential museum inside a military camp in Manila

A resident walks with an umbrella past Alabang Town Center, an upscale mall in Ayala Alabang Village, in Alabang, Metro Manila...A resident walks with an umbrella past Alabang Town Center, an upscale mall in Ayala Alabang Village, in Alabang, Metro Manila, Philippines February 17, 2016.

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A resident walks with an umbrella past Alabang Town Center, an upscale mall in Ayala Alabang Village, in Alabang, Metro Manila, Philippines

A resident walks amongst debris of destroyed houses after a fire razed a residential area in Manila on Friday. Almost 300 houses were destroyed on January 22, affecting more than 400 families according to the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)

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A resident walks amongst debris of destroyed houses after a fire razed a residential area in Manila on Friday

Fire in Manila leaves 80 families homeless...epa05115144 Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Manila, Philippines, 21 January 2016. The fire which hit a residential area in Manila left 80 families homeless according to local reports.  EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

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Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Manila, Philippines, The fire which hit a residential area in Manila left 80 families homeless according to local reports 

Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Manila

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Filipinos search for salvageable materials following a fire in Manila

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A fireman douses a fire that gutted shanty town near a jail in Manila on Friday, as residents try to help. Hundreds of inmates were evacuated while thousands were left homeless after a massive fire hit a shanty town in the Philippine capital

A Filipino transgender woman holds a huge red ribbon symbolizing fight against the HIV virus as she poses before photographers, during a World Aids Day celebration in Manila, Philippines, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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A Filipino transgender woman holds a huge red ribbon symbolising the fight against the HIV virus as she poses before photographers during a World Aids Day celebration in Manila, Philippines today.

Fire razes homes in Mandaluyong, Manila...epa05040806 Filipino, Fil Binay (L) battles to contain a fire in Mandaluyong City, east of Manila, Philippines, 25 November 2015. The cause of the fire which reached the general alarm is still unknown.  EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

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Filipino, Fil Binay battles to contain a fire in Mandaluyong City, east of Manila, Philippines 

A vendor of used magazines sleeps along a street in Manila on Monday

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A vendor of used magazines sleeps along a street in Manila on Monday

TOPSHOTS Philippine police (L) fire water cannon as they clash with protesters (R) parading down a street trying to voice their opposition to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit currently taking place in Manila on November 19, 2015. Asia-Pacific leaders are wrapping up two-days of talks in Manila that have been overshadowed by an arm-wrestle for regional influence between the United States and China. AFP PHOTO / Punit PARANJPEPUNIT PARANJPE/AFP/Getty Images

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Philippine police fire water cannon as they clash with protesters parading down a street trying to voice their opposition to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit currently taking place in Manila 

Filipino activists clash with riot police officers during a protest rally near the venue of the on-going Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Manila

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Filipino activists clash with riot police officers during a protest rally near the venue of the on-going Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Manila

Protest against the APEC 2015 in Manila...epa05028990 A Filipino boy runs in front of a line of riot police officers during a protest rally at a street in Manila, Philippines, 17 November 2015. Philippine security forces were on high alert in the capital as leaders from Asia and the Pacific region began to arrive for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit just days after the deadly terrorist attacks in France.  EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG

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Riot police officers during a protest against APEC in Manila, Philippines. Philippine security forces were on high alert in the capital as leaders from Asia and the Pacific region began to arrive for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit 

A woman stands in front of police as Filipino laborers clash with police

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A woman stands in front of police as Filipino laborers clash with police in the Makati section of Manila on Monday.

Filipino activists scuffle  with anti-riot police during a protest rally against the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Manila, Philippines, 16 November 2015. According to the statement of the protesters, they blamed the APEC on the collapse of local business, low wages and environmental degradation. The Philippines will hosts the summit on 18 and 19 November.

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Filipino activists scuffle with anti-riot police during a protest rally against the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Manila, Philippines, on Monday. Protesters blamed the APEC on the collapse of local business, low wages and environmental degradation

Prohibited items confiscated during raid at New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa...epaselect epa05009936 A Filipino inmate is seen inside a jail following a raid at the national prison in Muntinlupa city, south of Manila, Philippines, 04 November 2015. Joint forces from the Bureau of Corrections, Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency, and the National Bureau of Investigation found rifles, pistols, knives, bullets, refrigerators, televisions, drug paraphernalia, and equipment for making liquor, power tools, and cellphones from inmates at the maximum security compound of the National 'New Bilibid' Prison when they conducted a raid, according to a news report.  EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG

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A Filipino inmate is seen inside a jail following a raid at the national prison in Muntinlupa city, Philippines. The National Bureau of Investigation found rifles, pistols, knives, bullets, refrigerators, televisions, and drug paraphernalia

 Filipino typhoon victims ride on a makeshift raft  at a flooded street in Cabanatuan city, northern Manila, Philippines, 19 October 2015. Typhoon Koppu triggered flash floods and landslides in the northern Philippines killing at least four people and forcing thousands of people to flee their homes, officials said. Two people drowned in the province of Nueva Ecija, according to Governor Aurelio Umali, while one person was electrocuted in Tarlac province and a 14-year-old boy was hit by a falling tree in Manila, disaster relief officials said. The Philippines is hit by an average of 20 cyclones every year, causing floods, landslides and other accidents. The strongest typhoon - Haiyan - hit the country in November 2013, killing more than 6,300 people. Haiyan also displaced more than four million people after it wiped out entire villages in the central Philippines

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Filipino typhoon victims ride on a makeshift raft at a flooded street in Cabanatuan city, northern Manila, Philippines, on Monday. Typhoon Koppu triggered flash floods and landslides in the northern Philippines killing at least four people and forcing thousands of people to flee their homes