Surigao Del Norte provincial government employees ignore the drizzle as they continue to work on Christmas decorations at the capitol ground in Surigao City on Monday noon (November10, 2014) . Filipinos are known for celebrating Christmas early. MindaNews photo by Roel N. Catoto
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