Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, right, leads flag raising ceremonies to mark the 115th Philippine Independence Day at Liwasang Bonifacio, a square named after Filipino revoluti

 

              Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, right, leads flag raising ceremonies to mark the 115th Philippine Independence Day at Liwasang Bonifacio, a square named after Filipino revoluti
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, right, leads flag raising 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 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)