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No vacation under Duterte’s strongman rule

World-renowned Boracay Island took a forced vacation beginning on April 26, as Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte turned a deaf ear to appeals not to close the country’s top tourist destination. The six-month shutdown, enforced by the government to rehabilitate the island’s deteriorating environment, is expected to exact a heavy toll on the lives of over […]