Japanese Emperor Akihito (L) and his wife, Empress Michiko (C) are greeted by Philippine President Benigno Aquino (R) after their arrival at the international airport in Manila on January 26, 2016.
Japan's Emperor Akihito pledged January 26 to honour those who died in one of World War II's deadliest battles, as he began a historic visit to the Philippines.  / AFP / TED ALJIBE        (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)