Motorists wear protective masks as they travel home after work in Hai Duong province, Vietnam on April 7, 2020. Photo: Reuters Motorists wear protective masks as they travel home after work in Hai Duong province, Vietnam on April 7, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Motorists wear protective masks as they travel home after work in Hai Duong province, Vietnam on April 7, 2020. Photo: Reuters

Vietnam donates over 1 million masks to Europe and Southeast Asia, challenging China’s monopoly on coronavirus diplomacy

  • The country’s moves come as it eyes an economic revival amid the pandemic, with up to 12 million masks to be produced a day
  • Vietnam could also be pushing the quality of its medical supplies in light of mounting returns to China of faulty equipment, analysts say

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Motorists wear protective masks as they travel home after work in Hai Duong province, Vietnam on April 7, 2020. Photo: Reuters Motorists wear protective masks as they travel home after work in Hai Duong province, Vietnam on April 7, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Motorists wear protective masks as they travel home after work in Hai Duong province, Vietnam on April 7, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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