Critics slam government for “alarmingly low” number of tests for suspected coronavirus cases.
President Duterte orders police to shoot and kill if protesters put officers’ lives in danger.
Malaysian economy could potentially shrink for the first time since 2009.
Indonesia and Malaysia are tracking citizens who attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in mid March in New Delhi.
President declares a national emergency and orders “large-scale social restrictions,” without releasing details.
Governments must prepare for large-scale community transmission, WHO regional chief Takeshi Kasai says.
Without stronger intervention, world’s largest Muslim-majority nation could see 144,000 deaths by May, health experts say.
Experts base worst-case scenario on population density and a weak health system that could be quickly overwhelmed.
Manila is on course to end the 1999 Visiting Forces Agreement.
Philippines also approaves rapid test kits for virus, as death toll rises.
Two Indonesian employees of PT Freeport Indonesia are also wounded in the attack, authorities say.
Twin-engine jet was being used for COVID-19 response in the country, officials said.
Refugees know little about coronavirus pandemic because they lack information, camp leader says.
About 10,000 American, Filipino and Australian troops had been expected to join drill.