KUNG HEI FAT CHOI!

Manila Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada joins the colorful and exciting countdown for the Chinese New Year (Year of the Fire Rooster) in Binondo last night. The Filipino Chinese community was out in full force last night for the celebrations, with His Excellency Ambassador Zhao Jianhua of China (top photo, to the Mayor’s right) also present at the event. (Photos by Joel Santos)