People flock to the new beach in Manila Bay to take photos. Photo: Xinhua People flock to the new beach in Manila Bay to take photos. Photo: Xinhua
People flock to the new beach in Manila Bay to take photos. Photo: Xinhua

In the Philippines, tide of criticism greets Manila’s new fake beach

  • Concerns have been raised over the health and environmental impacts of the crushed dolomite used to make the artificial beach along Manila Bay
  • Authorities also closed it just two days after it was opened after thousands flocked to the beach in violation of social-distancing measures

Topic |   The Philippines
People flock to the new beach in Manila Bay to take photos. Photo: Xinhua People flock to the new beach in Manila Bay to take photos. Photo: Xinhua
People flock to the new beach in Manila Bay to take photos. Photo: Xinhua
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