It's really rainy and stormy in the philippines at the moment. They say this happens once a year and I really hope that the weather is going to be better when I'll be there. At the moment the streets are flooded and you get wet knee-high when crossing the street.
The original rainforest in the philipines is very decimated and you can find just a small remainder on the island Palawan and in the inaccessible areas, which are dominated by rebels.
However huge areas are covered by compact forest in the ambience of Olongapo City as you can see below: