Citation(s) from the GunPolicy.org literature library
Kramer, Katherine. 2001 ‘No General Requirements for Firearm Licence.’ Legal Controls on Small Arms and Light Weapons in South East Asia; Occasional Paper No. 3, p. 7. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva and Nonviolence International South East Asia. 1 July
Private Possession, Carrying, and Use
The Philippines is the only country that seems to have no general requirements to be met prior to the application process, except that the applicant must be over 21.
All other countries in the region maintain certain general preconditions.