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Myanmar’s Return to Tragic Past, Set for a Long Haul

At a time when Myanmar was leapfrogging to give a sound footing to its nascent experiment of democracy after decades of military rule, the military takeover on 1 February put the clock back to where it was with debilitating consequences. The junta...

China’s Communist Party Revises its History yet again in time for use by Xi Jinping

History and the power of the narrative have always been important to authoritarian regimes. Communist regimes have elevated their importance by using them to indoctrinate entire generations with sanitised versions of events authorised by those in...

Developments in Xinjiang

Join Prof Srikanth Kondapalli and Dr Teshu Singh as they review the developments in Xinjiang Vivekananda International Foundation · Developments in Xinjiang

Quick Glimpse into China’s Upcoming Annual ‘Big Two Sessions’

With just a couple of weeks to go before China’s ‘Big Two’ -- the popular name for the plenary sessions of China’s version of a parliament, the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the top political advisory body, the Chinese People’s Political...

From Mask to Vaccine Diplomacy: A Critical Year Ahead for China

The year 2020 will go down in the history of China as an “extraordinary year”. The passing year started with the onslaught of coronavirus throughout China and eventually it spread to the world. (The virus had started spreading since November 2019.)...

China’s Domestic and Foreign Policy under Xi Jinping

Join Mr Jayadeva Ranade and Dr Teshu Singh as they discuss the internal situation in China, Chinese Economy, US-China Relations and India-China Relations. Vivekananda International Foundation · China’s Domestic And Foreign Policy Under Xi Jinping

What does Eighth Party Congress of North Korea Reveal?

Introduction North Korea held the Eighth Congress of the Workers’ Party (WPK) after a gap of four and half years. It started on 5 January and lasted for unusually prolonged eight days until 12 January. The previous Congresses were held in 1946, 1948...

Xi Jinping Further Strengthens Chinese Communist Party’s ‘Magic Weapon’-The United Front Work Department

China is making efforts to arrest the slide in US-China relations and lower temperatures after Joe Biden takes over as President on January 20. In addition to Chinese Politburo member and former Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi’s plans for visiting...

US-Taiwan Relations under Joe Biden Administration

Amongst many of the sensitive issues that Joe Biden will inherit, the US-Taiwan relations is going to be of critical importance for the US, Indo-Pacific strategy. Tsai Ing-wen has already congratulated Joe Biden on Twitter, she wrote: “The values on...

Understanding the Complexities and Paradoxes of the Chinese Dream

The oft-quoted slogan “Chinese dream” by the President Xi Jinping, which was under spotlight when it was introduced, has gained widespread attention and jitters in China and the outside world. Inside China, the Chinese dream is everywhere, on...

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