November 16, 2022
China’s Expanding Health Diplomacy in Indonesia
By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and Yeta Purnama
After economics and trade, the health sector has become a priority focus of Beijing's engagement with Southeast Asia's most populous nation.
October 25, 2022
China and US Vaccine Diplomacy in the Middle East and North Africa
By Passant Mamdouh Ridwan
Beijing had the edge in the early stages of the pandemic, but the preference for mRNA vaccines amid the Omicron variant has helped boost U.S. vaccine diplomacy.
July 20, 2022
China Won Over Southeast Asia During the Pandemic
By Dominique Fraser and Richard Maude
The United States failed to match Beijing’s intense, coordinated diplomacy across Southeast Asia during the COVID-19 crisis.
July 01, 2022
The Disappointment of the Quad Vaccine Partnership
By Sarosh Nagar and Sergio Imparato
Over one year after it was announced, the Quad Vaccine Partnership has underperformed expectations.
May 19, 2022
India vs. China in Latin America: Competing Actors or in Separate Leagues?
By Hari Seshasayee
China’s presence in the region is on another level from India’s, yet New Delhi remains an important partner for Latin America.
March 01, 2022
Vaccine Diplomacy in Asia
By Alyssa Leng, Roland Rajah, and Herve Lemahieu
If vaccine diplomacy is the new great game, it is being played wrong by all sides, with the risk that no one will be left a winner.
January 28, 2022
China’s Vaccine Diplomacy in Brunei: Boon or Bane?
By Riyani Sidek and Nafisa Halim
If vaccine diplomacy is to pay off, it needs to be based on firm bilateral foundations.
October 13, 2021
South Asia’s Fight Against COVID-19 Gathers Momentum
By Niha Dagia
Despite vaccine hesitancy and a shortage of doses, South Asian countries have fared fairly well in vaccinating their populations.
October 06, 2021
From Delay to Desperation: The Story of Sinophobia and COVID-19 Vaccines in Vietnam
By Travis Vincent
During its recent COVID-19 outbreaks, the Vietnamese government has found itself trapped between the virus and a Sinophobic public.
October 01, 2021
India Still Has an Opportunity With Vaccine Diplomacy
By Mohamed Zeeshan
Several countries that received Chinese vaccines are questioning its efficacy and pricing.
September 24, 2021
China Courts Vietnam With More COVID-19 Vaccines, Mistrust Remains
By Hai Hong Nguyen
China’s actual donation of COVID-19 vaccines to Vietnam has already been outmatched by the United States.
September 24, 2021
China Aiding Myanmar Armed Groups in Their COVID-19 Fight
By Sebastian Strangio
Beijing has long maintained close relations to the ethnic armed groups lying along its borders with Myanmar.