A box of face masks is pictured during a handover ceremony for the first batch of medical supplies donated by China to Malaysia earlier this month. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus: Malaysia receives much-needed medical supplies from China in biggest consignment yet

  • Southeast Asia’s hardest-hit country has been one of the top beneficiaries of China’s so-called ‘mask diplomacy’ drive to share kit and expertise
  • The supplies have been described as a ‘gift’ and a reciprocal ‘gesture of goodwill’ for the help Malaysia extended to China earlier this year
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A box of face masks is pictured during a handover ceremony for the first batch of medical supplies donated by China to Malaysia earlier this month. Photo: Xinhua
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