Khairulanwar Zaini

Research Officer, ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute

Khairulanwar Zaini is a research officer at the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.

A garment factory worker receives China's Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine at an industrial park in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 7 April 2021. (Cindy Liu/Reuters)

China's efficient delivery of vaccines to Southeast Asia

As Southeast Asian countries look for Covid-19 vaccines to protect their populations, two things matter: reliability and availability. For now, China — rather than Western sources — ticks the correct boxes.