Palace: Security to be further augmented

Posted at 09/30/12 2:16 PM

MANILA, Philippines - A Palace official said security will be augmented “as long as necessary” amid threat warnings issued by different countries, including the United States.

In an interview with radio dzRB, deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said authorities “will continue to augment security as long as necessary, as a matter of precaution.”

On Friday, the US Embassy in Manila warned its citizens against security threats, especially in Pasay City. In an emergency message to US citizens, the embassy said “this threat remains in effect until October 10…In response to the threat, the US Ambassador has ordered an augmented security profile for all U.S. government facilities in

The British, Canadian and Australian government also issued security warnings on Saturday.