PNP chief to check bus terminals for All Saintsí Day
Quezon City (30 October) -- Philippine National Police (PNP) Director General Oscar Calderon is inspecting bus terminals on Monday in preparation for the observance of All Souls' Day on Wednesday.
Calderon said the inspection is aimed at ensuring proper security measures are implemented in these terminals for the religious holiday, when millions of Filipinos traditionally troop to cemeteries, especially in the provinces, to remember departed relatives.
November 1 has been declared an official holiday.
In Metro Manila, Calderon said some 6,000 policemen will be fielded. (PIA) [top]