Philippines on high alert for economic summit, after Paris attacks

November 14, 2015 06:59

Philippine police went on full alert nationwide on Saturday, ahead of next week's summit of Asia-Pacific leaders in Manila and following deadly attacks in Paris, beefing up security to ensure the safety of thousands of summit delegates.

All security personnel across the country's 7,100 islands are on alert, with close to 20 leaders due to attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, and after at least 120 people were killed in the attacks across Paris.The two-day APEC Leaders' Meeting will kick of on Wednesday.

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