SC upholds validity of Boracay closure
The Supreme Court en banc upheld on Tuesday the validity of the government’s decision to close and rehabilitate the world-famous resort island of Boracay for six months last year.
The high court voted 11-2 to dismiss for lack of merit the petition filed by three individuals who questioned the legality of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation No. 475. —Jerome Aning
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