Jin Yong

Louis Cha Jing-yong (查良鏞) (c. March 1924 – 30 October 2018), better known by his pen name Jin Yong (金庸), was a Chinese wuxia ("martial arts and chivalry") novelist and essayist who...

Yi Zhongtian

Yi Zhongtian (born 1947) is a Chinese writer and historian. He is also a professor and PhD supervisor at the Department of Chinese Language and Literature of Xiamen University's School...

Chen Danqing

Chen Danqing (born 11 August 1953, Shanghai, China) is a Chinese-American artist, writer, and art critic. He was well known for his realist paintings of Tibetans. Chen graduated from China Central...

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Liu Chuanzhi

Liu Chuanzhi ( 柳传志; Born 29 April 1944) is a Chinese businessman. Liu is the founder of Lenovo, one of the largest computer makers in the world.

Shi Yigong

Shi Yigong (施一公; born May 1967) is a Chinese biophysicist in the field of protein X-ray crystallography and is the Dean of School of Life Sciences of Tsinghua University. Shi...

Liu Xiaobo and Liu Xian

Liu Xiaobo, a Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has spent years in prison for calling for political change in his country. For more than half...

Rui Chenggang

China media break silence on journalist Rui Chenggang, sparking intrigue By Kerry Allen Chinese media have broken a two-year silence on a high-profile journalist who was arrested on suspicion...

Wang Jian

Wang Jian (王健; 1961 – 3 July 2018) was a Chinese entrepreneur and billionaire. Together with Chen Feng, he was co-founder and co-chairman of Hainan Airlines and the affiliated conglomerate HNA Group,...

Deng Yaping

Deng Yaping (邓亚萍; born February 6, 1973 in Zhengzhou, Henan) is a Chinese table tennis player, who won eighteen world championships including four Olympic championships between 1989 and 1997. She is regarded as one...

Han Han

Han Han (born September 23, 1982) is a Chinese professional rally driver, best-selling author, singer, creator of Party, One (App magazine) and China's most popular blogger. He has published five novels to date, and is represented by the Hong Kong-based Peony Literary Agency.

Tu Youyou

Tu Youyou (Chinese: 屠呦呦; born 30 December 1930) is a Chinese pharmaceutical chemist and educator. She is best known for discovering artemisinin (also known as qinghaosu) and...

Wang Baoqiang and Ma Rong

Wang Baoqiang ( 王宝强; born 29 May 1984) is a Chinese actor. His debut role was that of Yuan Fengming in the movie Blind Shaft, for which he...

Wu Xiaohui

Wu Xiaohui (吳小暉) is Chairman and Chief Executive of Anbang Insurance Group, one of the largest insurers in China. He is married to Zhuo Ran, the granddaughter of Deng Xiaoping, the former Chinese paramount leader.

Gao Yu

Gao Yu (: 高瑜; born in 1944) is a Chinese journalist and dissident who has been repeatedly imprisoned. Gao was born in 1944 in Chongqing. She attended the...

Yu Minhong

Yu Minhong, or Michael Yu (俞敏洪; born 15 October 1962 in Jiangyin, Jiangsu) is the founder and president of New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (新东方),...

Lai Xiaomin

Lai Xiaomin (赖小民; born July 1962) is a Chinese business executive and senior economist who served as party chief and chairman of the board of China Huarong Asset Management, one of...

Fang Fenghui

Former top Chinese general Fang Fenghui sentenced to life for corruption amid Xi Jinping's crackdown.

Famous Couples With Huge Age Gap

Sun Yat-sen was a well known Chinese revolutionist and first president of the Republic of China. He was an old friend of Song ‘s father. Song and Sun were married in Japan on October 25, 1915.

Lang Ping

Owing to her central role in the success of the Chinese women's volleyball team in the 1980s, Lang Ping was seen as a cultural icon and is...

Zhang Guorong’s tragic legacy

Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing (张国荣, 12 September 1956 – 1 April 2003) was a Hong Kong singer and actor. He is considered "one of the founding fathers of Cantopop" by...

Sun Wenguang

Sun Wenguang (孙文广; born August 26, 1934) is an activist and vocal critic of Chinese government. He was a professor of Physics at Shandong University in Jinan from 1982 until...

Chen Luyu

Chen Luyu (陈鲁豫, born 12 June 1970, is a Chinese talk show host. She is affiliated with Phoenix Television. She has been described as "China's Oprah" owing to the popularity of her talk show.

Lei Zhengfu

Lei Zhengfu (雷政富;; born July 1958) is a Chinese former politician who served as Communist Party Secretary of Beibei District, Chongqing municipality. He was dismissed from his...