A policeman asks a tourist to leave the beach during the shutdown of the holiday island Boracay. Photo: Reuters

Top Philippine tourist spot Boracay closes under high security for six-month clean-up

President Rodrigo Duterte has called the island a ‘cesspool’ due to sewage being pumped directly into the sea

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A policeman asks a tourist to leave the beach during the shutdown of the holiday island Boracay. Photo: Reuters
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