Image of Asia: Playing games in the Philippines

August 25, 2014 - 10:05 AM
Philippines Games

A Filipino boy reaches out to hit his opponents coins during a game which they call Pastra in suburban Malabon, Philippines on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Players try to knock out coins inside a square marked on the ground or hit his opponent's coins to win. Winner gets all the coins in the box. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

In this photo by Aaron Favila, a boy aims a coin at his opponents' coins during a game in suburban Malabon, Philippines. The game locally called pastra uses coins, but its rules are similar to marbles. Players try to knock out coins inside a square marked on the ground or hit an opponent's coins to win. The winner gets all the coins in the box.

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