Travel A tourist was fined for wearing a string bikini on a beach in the Philippines, but travelers get punished for the way they dress more often than you might think

14:25  16 october  2019
14:25  16 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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A Taiwanese tourist was recently arrested and fined after wearing a bikini that was deemed to be too revealing on the Philippine island of Boracay. According to the state-run Philippines News Agency (PNA), the 26-year-old woman, who was visiting Boracay with her boyfriend, was wearing a string

A Taiwanese tourist , who was on vacation on Boracay Island with her boyfriend, was apprehended and fined for wearing a string bikini that has been called “inappropriate.” Whether you 're traveling solo or planning a family vacation, here are the 50 best places to visit in 2020. Read More .

On October 9, a Taiwanese tourist was arrested and fined after showing what was deemed to be too much skin at a Philippines beach.

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According to the state-run Philippines News Agency (PNA), the 26-year-old woman, who was visiting Boracay with her boyfriend, was wearing a string bikini that was considered to be so revealing that hotel staff warned her not to leave wearing it. Boracay Inter-Agency Management and Rehabilitation Group chief Natividad Bernardino told PNA that the couple responded that the outfit "was a form of art," and quite ordinary where they are from.

The Philippines, however, have different cultural norms, and the outfit reportedly went viral when concerned local residents uploaded pictures of it to social media.

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A tourist was arrested after wearing a skimpy string bikini to a beach in the Philippines . Got a video people might be interested in? We license premium user generated video to media The young woman wore the same white bikini the next day, walking along the sand hand-in-hand with her partner.

THE boyfriend of a tourist who was fined for wearing a bikini that looked like a "piece of string " has slammed police, insisting she didn't do anything wrong. The 26-year-old was enjoying a stroll through Boracay beach , Philippines , with her boyfriend, when she wore the skimpy white bikini .

Speaking of the tourist and her boyfriend, police chief Jess Baylon told PNA that "their customs and traditions are not the same in our country. They have to respect our culture and tradition, and our proper decorum." Baylon told the news agency that the tourist was fined around $48 (PHP2,500) for what she termed as a "display of the erotic and lewd picture."

"We have our own cultural values as Filipinos and Asians," Bernardino said. "They should be able to respect that."

This isn't the first time that people have been fashion-policed while traveling

In August, a travel blogger from London was arrested at the Acropolis of Athens, Greece. Adebola Sowemimo told the Sun that guards deemed her white dress inappropriate.

"I saw other women dressed in much more revealing clothing than I was and they were not targeted," she told the Sun, adding: "I could only assume it was because of the colour of my skin." According to the Sun, she was cleared of sexual indecency in court the next day.

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A Taiwanese tourist was arrested and fined for wearing a particularly revealing bikini on the beach at the Philippines ' newly reopened resort island of The tourist , who has not been named, sparked controversy by donning a string bikini on the island's famous white-sand beaches on October 9

In 2017, male tourists were arrested in Kazakhstan for wearing mankinis, a barely-there outfit made popular by the movie "Borat," in which Sacha Baron Cohen plays a fictional Kazakh TV host who wears one.

The BBC reported that six Czech tourists were posing for pictures in Astana, the country's capital, donning the sheer outfits when they were arrested and fined around $67 for their "indecent appearances."

Similarly, 17 British men were fined in Greece after dressing like nuns in 2009. Apprehended on charges of "scandal and misrepresentation of a costume or uniform," according to the BBC report, they spent the night in a Crete jail cell wearing the offending outfits, before charges against them were dropped the next day.

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Tourist arrested in Philippines for wearing skimpy bikini that was ‘literally a string ’. The Inquirer reports that while there are no laws for wearing indecent clothing, she was given the ticket for violating a law that prohibits the taking and display of ‘lewd’ For more stories like this, check our news page.

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