• 	Government officials lead a flag-raising ceremony at Manila's Luneta park on June 12, 2009, to celebrate the 111th anniversary of the declaration of Philippine independence from Spanish rule. The day was marked with job fairs and other programmes to emphasise the efforts to alleviate the effects of the world financial turmoil. AFP PHOTO / JAY DIRECTO (Photo credit should read JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)

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