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The Philippines close Boracay to tourists under high security

Boracay (Philippines) (AFP) – The Philippines sealed off its Boracay tourist island on Thursday for a six-month cleanup that the government has implemented with a muscular show of its security forces. Coast Guard boats were on patrol and assault rifle-wielding police were at the entrances on the once-pristine island, which have been tainted by heavy commercialization and overdevelopment. Regional police …

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Top Filipino Tourist Boracay closes under high security for six months of cleanup

On Thursday, the Philippines closed its most famous tourist destination, Boracay, for tourists for a six-month clean-up operation, which the government enforced with a muscle show of its security forces. A violent police station was stationed at the entrance points to the once untouched island, which was spoiled by strong commercialization and overdevelopment. Regional Police Chief Cesar Binag said that …

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LIST: Planned developments in Boracay

The six-month closure of Boracay will not hinder the planned mega-projects of developers on the island Published at 10:39 am, April 10, 2018 Updated on April 10 at 10:40 am [19659004] BORACAY NEWCOAST , Boracay Newcoast is a 150 acre tourist property in Boracay, which is being developed by Global-Estate Resorts Incorporated (GERI), a subsidiary of Megaworld Corporation. Concept photo …

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The Philippines close tourist island of Boracay for tourists for 6 months

The closure, which will begin on April 26, was announced following a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday and would be a "total closure" for tourists, said presidential spokesman Harry Roque. No further information was provided, reported CNN Philippines. The decision ends weeks of speculation about the fate of the popular tourist destination after Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte complained in February about …

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