Honor guards prepare the Philippine flag before ceremonies to mark the 115th Philippine Independence Day at Liwasang Bonifacio, a square named after Filipino revolutionary leader Andres

 

              Honor guards prepare the Philippine flag before ceremonies to mark the 115th Philippine Independence Day at Liwasang Bonifacio, a square named after Filipino revolutionary leader Andres
Honor guards prepare the Philippine flag before ceremonies to mark the 115th Philippine Independence Day at Liwasang Bonifacio, a square named after Filipino revolutionary leader Andres Bonifacio, in Manila, Philippines on Wednesday June 12, 2013. Aquino III vowed Wednesday his country will not back down from any challenge to its sovereignty and territory amid a sea dispute with China. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)