Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte approved the closure of the country’s most famous tourist island, Boracay, for six months from April 26. Photo: Reuters 

Philippines to close world-renowned Boracay island to tourists for six months 

Boracay is a top destination for local and foreign tourists and its sugary white sand, lively night scene and abundant water sports attracted nearly 2 million visitors last year

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte approved the closure of the country’s most famous tourist island, Boracay, for six months from April 26. Photo: Reuters 
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