Tourists walk along the beach at Boracay in the Philippines, but not for much longer. Photo: Reuters 

Philippines to deploy hundreds of riot police to keep tourists away from Boracay during six-month closure

President Rodrigo Duterte has branded the tiny central island and its world-famous white-sand beach a ‘cesspool’

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Tourists walk along the beach at Boracay in the Philippines, but not for much longer. Photo: Reuters 
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