The Australian government has advised its nationals to exercise “high degree of caution” when travelling to the Philippines “due to the high threat of a terrorist attack and the high level of crime.”
“We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in the Philippines due to the high threat of a terrorist attack and the high level of crime. Pay close attention to your personal security at all times,” it said in its latest travel advice dated November 4.
“Monitor the media and other sources about possible new security risks. Seek specific advice for the locations you intend to visit,” the Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade added. (Charissa M. Luci)