Manila, Philippines - Republic of
LAWYERS EXAMINE CERTIFICATE OF CANVASS AT THE CONGRESS IN MANILA.
Lawyers for presidential and vice-presidential contenders closely examine a certificate of canvass during for the May 10 elections as the official tally continues at the Philippine Congress in Manila's Quezon city June 7, 2004. The Philippine Supreme Court said on Friday it will consider a petition filed by the opposition to stop the counting of votes but denied its plea to halt the official tally in Congress. REUTERS/Erik de Castro EDC/FA