Boxes of masks donated by Investcorp, a management fund company headquartered in Bahrain, are stored at the Hospital Authority's warehouse after arriving in Hong Kong earlier this week. Photo: Handout Boxes of masks donated by Investcorp, a management fund company headquartered in Bahrain, are stored at the Hospital Authority's warehouse after arriving in Hong Kong earlier this week. Photo: Handout
Boxes of masks donated by Investcorp, a management fund company headquartered in Bahrain, are stored at the Hospital Authority's warehouse after arriving in Hong Kong earlier this week. Photo: Handout

Coronavirus: Hong Kong business leaders leverage personal networks to fill gap as city struggles to source protective gear

  • Some have fronted money for mask purchases, afraid other buyers would snap them up if they waited for approval
  • The Hospital Authority has received private donations through business connections in the Middle East, Thailand, Japan and elsewhere

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Boxes of masks donated by Investcorp, a management fund company headquartered in Bahrain, are stored at the Hospital Authority's warehouse after arriving in Hong Kong earlier this week. Photo: Handout Boxes of masks donated by Investcorp, a management fund company headquartered in Bahrain, are stored at the Hospital Authority's warehouse after arriving in Hong Kong earlier this week. Photo: Handout
Boxes of masks donated by Investcorp, a management fund company headquartered in Bahrain, are stored at the Hospital Authority's warehouse after arriving in Hong Kong earlier this week. Photo: Handout
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