Dr. Teshu Singh is a Research Fellow with Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), New Delhi. Previously, she was working with Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS), New Delhi. Her research interest include Maritime Security, Chinese Foreign Policy and India-China Relations. She is particularly interested in the developments of the Indian Ocean Region and the South China Sea vis-a-vis China. In 2015, she completed her PhD from the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi on the subject “China and the geopolitics of the Indian Ocean: Implications for the Regional Security”. She received the Huayu Enrichment Scholarship to study Mandarin Language in Taiwan (September 2015 - February 2016). She has presented papers at several national and international conferences on her area of study.

Contributions 
Coronavirus: Role of the Chinese Government The World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General has praised China for its handling of the crisis and for “protecting the rest of the world”. The outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is the biggest diplomatic challenge for China in recent t...

Coronavirus: Can China Deal with it? Last year, amidst the US-China trade war, Chinese leader the Xi Jinping held a meeting with top Communist Party officials to warn about the surprise emergence of "black swan events" that could destabilise their 70-year rule. Perhaps the outbreak of C...

Review of Developments in China in 2019 In 2012, Xi Jinping along with other members of the standing committee of the CPC Central Committee Political Bureau, Li Keqiang, Zhang Dejiang, Yu Zhengsheng, Liu Yushan, Wang Qishan and Zhang Gaoli visited an exhibition titled ‘The Road to Renewa...

Taiwan Elections 2020: Landslide Victory for Tsai Ing-wen In the just concluded 15th Presidential Election in Taiwan, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) leader Tsai Ing-wen has swept the polls with 8, 170, 231 votes (57.1 per cent). She secured the highest number of votes for any candidate since Taiwan...

The Belt and Road Initiative: Is it Viable? Recently, the US diplomat Alice Wells speaking at the Wilson Center at Washington D.C., criticised the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and questioned the economic feasibility of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).1 She reiterated that ...

Occasional Papers 
The New Southbound Policy and India-Taiwan Relations … India-Taiwan relations are no more under the radar and have the potential to grow further … Governments of India and Taiwan aim to facilitate Taiwanese investments … economic engagement and people-to-people contact remain the basis of the rel...

Book Reviews 
‘China’s Asian Dream’, by Tom Miller, London: Zed Books, 2017, Pages: 256, Price: USD 20.29, ISBN 978-1-78360-923-9 The One Belt One Road Initiative or the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is one of the most widely discussed topics in the Chinese Foreign Policy. It has been five years since the launch of the BRI. On 17 May 2013 and 7 September 2013, Xi Jinping deliv...

Issue Briefs 
Overview of US-China Relations under the Trump Administration ... US-China relations are being shaped by the assertive policies of Xi Jinping ... and the Trump administration’s view that the large trade deficit and security challenges in East Asia require a more proactive policy towards China .... being the ...

Event Reports 
Round Table Discussion on China-Pakistan Nexus The VIF organized a Round Table Discussion (RTD) to discuss the China-Pakistan Nexus. Dr Arvind Gupta, Amb Satish Chandra, Amb Ashok Kantha, Amb TCA Rangachari, Amb Amar Sinha, Mr Tilak Devasher, VAdm Satish Soni, Lt Gen Ravi Sawhney and Cmde Gopal ...

Interaction with International Department of Communist Party of China Central Committee (IDCPC) The Vivekananda International Foundation hosted a delegation from the International Department of CPC Central Committee (IDCPC) on 16 January 2020. The delegation was led by Dong Weihua, Deputy Director-General of Research Office of International Dep...

Interaction with the Delegation from the Fudan University, Shanghai The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted a delegation from the Fudan University, Shanghai on 14 November 2019. The Delegation was led by Zhang Weiwei, Distinguished Professor of International Relations and Director of the China Institute...

Interaction with the Delegation from Shanghai Institute of International Studies The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted a delegation from Shanghai Institute of International Studies on 19 September 2019 at VIF. The delegation was led by Dr Chen Dongxiao, the other members of the delegations were Liu Youfa (served a...

Interaction with the Delegation from Taiwan External Trade Development Council A delegation from the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), Taiwan visited the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) on 20 September 2019. The delegation was led by Shih-Chung Liu, Vice-Chairman of TAITRA. Dr Arvind Gupta deliv...

Outreach 
The US-Taiwan Relations and the Re-election of Tsai Ing-wen Published in Kalinga International Foundation on 11 Feb 2020....

Taiwan’s Position on the Indo-Pacific Published in Kalinga International Foundation on 15 October 2019...

Has the Wuhan Meeting “reset” the India-China Relations? Published in Institute for Transnational Studies on May 2018...

Drawing the line with China Published in DNA on 16 December 2017. Click here to read......

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