Philippine police to impose gun ban during ASEAN summit
This is as part of the security steps to ensure the safety of world leaders who will gather here for the annual Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit.
Police checkpoints will be set up around Manila
After the ASEAN leaders summit, the 10 Southeast Asian leaders will also meet leaders from Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea, Russia, and the United States.
Quoting national capital region police chief director Oscar Albayalde, the Philippine Star reported that police checkpoints will be set up around the capital as part of the security measures.
Albayalde said the police will continue to intensify its campaign to rid Manila's streets of criminals for the ASEAN summit. ■