Philippines' Boracay tourist island reopens

Widespread pollution forced it to close to allow time for a clean-up.

    One of the world’s most popular tourist islands has reopened in the Philippines, six months after it shut down because it was a "cesspool".

    Boracay Island typically welcomes two million visitors a year but mass tourism resulted in widespread pollution, forcing it to close to allow time for a clean-up.

     

    Al Jazeera's Nastasya Tay has more.


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