People undergo health screening before receiving their dose of China’s Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine, during a mass vaccination programme at a shopping mall in Jakarta, Indonesia, on June 28. Photo: Reuters
People undergo health screening before receiving their dose of China’s Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine, during a mass vaccination programme at a shopping mall in Jakarta, Indonesia, on June 28. Photo: Reuters
Riaz Khokhar
Opinion

Opinion

Riaz Khokhar

China’s vaccine diplomacy with Asean will be rewarded

  • By making its vaccines available to a large swathe of the developing world, China has presented itself as a responsible global power, in stark contrast to the rich West
  • The US’ aloof attitude towards Asean has also left a void for China to fill

People undergo health screening before receiving their dose of China’s Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine, during a mass vaccination programme at a shopping mall in Jakarta, Indonesia, on June 28. Photo: Reuters
People undergo health screening before receiving their dose of China’s Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine, during a mass vaccination programme at a shopping mall in Jakarta, Indonesia, on June 28. Photo: Reuters
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