MANILA, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- The Philippine government has assured the public that all precautionary measures are being undertaken by the police following an explosion early Saturday in San Juan City, Metro Manila.
The blast occurred at around 1:15 a.m. at the basement office of LK Global Holdings Corporation in Bonaventure Plaza, Ortigas Avenue in San Juan, a city belongs to Metro Manila, causing damages to a nearby building, but no one was hurt, according to local media report.
"Our assurance is the police have been investigating (the incident) and they are pursuing all possible leads in their investigation," she said, adding that it was good that nobody was hurt in the explosion.
Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte, in an interview over state-run radio station, said that the National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) has been giving Malacanang, the presidential seat, an update on the blast.
Quoting police spokesman Generoso Cerbo Jr., Valte said that the government has not received any specific information that there were threats in the metropolis.
She added that as a standard procedure, the policemen have been alerted whenever there are heads of state and foreign officials who would be visiting the Philippines.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and other foreign officials are expected to arrive in Manila to witness the signing of a framework agreement between the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) on Monday.