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China Backs Indonesia to Become Vaccine Hub of Southeast Asia

Motorcyclists drive past a poster of Indonesian President Joko Widodo urging people to wear masks in Bandung, in Sept. 2020. 

Motorcyclists drive past a poster of Indonesian President Joko Widodo urging people to wear masks in Bandung, in Sept. 2020. 

Photographer: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg

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China supports Jakarta’s efforts to become the center for vaccine production in Southeast Asia, Indonesia Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investments Luhut Pandjaitan said after meeting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.