On October 16, local time, it was the first day that the COVID-19 alert level in Metro Manila, the capital of the Philippines, changed from level 4 to level 3.

The Christmas gift shop outside GREENBELT5, a top shopping mall in the Greenbelt business district of Manila, opened, and the Christmas trees were lit up.

The Philippines enters the Christmas season every October and is known as the longest Christmas season in the world.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Guan Xiangdong

Release time: 2021-10-17 08:57:33 【Editor: Wang Yi】