Philippines, Malaysia in virus lockdown

By Girlie Linao and Simon Roughneen
Updated March 16 2020 - 10:48pm, first published 3:48pm
The Philippine president has ordered residents on the main island of Luzon to stay home for a month.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered nearly 60 million residents on the country's largest island to stay home for a month as part of a wider lockdown in a bid to contain the spread of the coronavirus.

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