Rare earth miner Lynas to close Malaysia plant due to coronavirus curbs

March 23 (Reuters) - Rare earths producer Lynas Corp said on Monday it closed its plant in Malaysia temporarily after the government there introduced strict measures to curtail the spread of the coronavirus.

The miner said it was reducing its spending during the shutdown but would pay all its staff. (Reporting by Nikhil Kurian Nainan in Bengaluru; Editing by Daniel Wallis)