Kyrgyzstan Begins COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign With Free Chinese Doses
By Catherine Putz
The gifted 150,000 doses will be enough for 75,000 people to be vaccinated. While it’s a start, Kyrgyzstan’s population exceeds 6.4 million.
Paraguay Says Chinese Brokers Offered Vaccines for Diplomatic Recognition
By Nick Aspinwall
Paraguay’s foreign ministry said brokers offered doses of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines in exchange for the country breaking its diplomatic ties with Taiwan.
The Logic of China’s Vaccine Diplomacy
By Ivana Karásková and Veronika Blablová
An in-depth look at where China's vaccines are going hints at the motivations behind the campaign.
Will Japan’s Olympics Be Rescued by China’s Vaccine?
By Thisanka Siripala
Japan remains tight-lipped over the IOC’s offer to provide Chinese-made vaccines to Olympic athletes.
5 Reasons to Worry About the ‘Chinese Vaccine Diplomacy’ Narrative
By Rosie Wigmore
The buzzword masks several misleading or harmful assumptions -- both about China and about recipient countries.
Chinese Vaccines Sweep Much of the World, Despite Concerns
By Associated Press
China has pledged roughly half a billion doses of its vaccines to more than 45 countries.
The Politics Behind China’s COVID-19 Vaccine Choices
By Bonnie Girard
China is keeping its vaccination campaign homegrown -- despite some reservations from the public.
China and Russia: Vaccine Competitors or Partners?
By Elizabeth Wishnick
Despite cooperating on some aspects, China and Russia are also directly competing for the same vaccine markets - and the national prestige that comes with it.
Is China’s COVID-19 Diplomacy Working in Southeast Asia?
By Dingding Chen
A recent poll suggests a mixed picture for China.
China Gifts Pakistan 1.2 Million COVID-19 Vaccine Doses
By Eleanor Albert
Pakistan was the first country to receive donations of a Chinese COVID-19 vaccine, reflecting the countries' warm bilateral relationship.
Why Serbia Embraced China’s COVID-19 Vaccine
By Stefan Vladisavljev
Belgrade had little choice but to welcome China's vaccine diplomacy. That could have lasting diplomatic consequences.
China’s ‘Vaccine Diplomacy’ Leaves its Mark on ASEAN
By Luke Hunt
Most Southeast Asian governments are looking to China for help in combating COVID-19.