YANGON, Myanmar

Even as the coronavirus of COVID-19 pandemic scare has rendered thousands of people jobless globally, workers are at a Myanmar factory producing protective clothing are working overtime to complete orders.

The workers at a factory, owned by Hong Kong-based Cobes Industries located in Bago, about 80 kilometers (49.7 miles) northeast of commercial capital Yangon, were asked by the management to work on public holidays to meet the demands.

“We are surprised, and of course we are happy to continue working in this situation,” said Han Lin, a worker at the factory.

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