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Philippine tourist island in chaos as shutdown looms

Philippine tourist island in chaos as shutdown looms

President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the once-idyllic white-sand resort closed to tourists for up to six months from April 26, after calling the country's top tourist draw a "cesspool" tainted by raw sewage.

Tourism rebounds as Paris receives record number of visitors

Tourism rebounds as Paris receives record number of visitors

After two years during which Paris was scarred by terror attacks, tourists returned to the French capital in record numbers in 2017, hotel booking figures showed on Thursday.

Tough battle for India's Modi in key state polls

Tough battle for India's Modi in key state polls

Millions of voters head to the polls Monday in two Indian states, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party facing a tough fight as it tries to tighten its grip on power nationally.