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Published online: March 1, 2021

Grandview Institution

Jiawei Bi
The Grandview Institution, 3 Nanliuxiang St, Xicheng District, Beijing, China 100052.
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The Grandview Institution was founded by Mr. REN Libo (President), former chief correspondent of Xinhua News Agency in Pyongyang. In 2013, Chairman Xi Jinping first proposed the goal of building a “new type of think tank with Chinese characteristics.” This is the clearest and richest instruction on the construction of think tanks ever given by a top central leader. The momentum of Chinese think tanks has thus been “bursting forth.” In May of that year, the Grandview Institution was born at last.

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