Going solo: Star Wars fans help to maintain distancing in Manila

Manila (AFP) – A Philippines suburb is getting help from a galaxy far, far away to enforce its virus lockdown – Darth Vader and a retinue of stormtroopers, whose patrols are drawing smiles from locals weary of weeks of quarantine. Three times a week, members of a local youth group don their homemade Star Wars outfits to do their rounds of Panghulo in the capital Manila to remind people to stay in their homes to help halt the contagion’s spread. More details in Friday’s Borneo Bulletin