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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Deng Lijun

Teresa Teng, Teng Li-Chun or Deng Lijun (邓丽君,January 29, 1953 – May 8, 1995) was a Taiwanese pop singer. She was known for her folk songs and...

Wang Wei

SF Express boss Wang Wei’s net worth jumps US$2.4b in one day as shares continue to soar Wang Wei swaps spots with Tencent’s Pony Ma to become third...

Song Zuying

Song Zuying (宋祖英)was born August 13, 1966 in Guzhang County, part of Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Hunan. She is of Miao ethnicity. She studied at...

Bo Xilai

Bo Xilai (born 3 July 1949) is a Chinese former politician. He came to prominence through his tenures as the mayor of Dalian and then the governor...

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.

Sheri Yan

Sheri Yan played a key role in a secret Beijing operation targeting the most prominent symbol of the global rules-based order - the UN.

Zhi Yueying

Rural teacher wins high acclaim Few teachers are as devoted to their profession as 55-year-old Zhi Yueying, who has spent the best part of four decades educating children...

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...

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.

Huang Zheng

Huang Zheng, or Colin Huang (黄峥) is a Chinese billionaire businessman, and the founder and CEO of e-commerce company Pinduoduo.

Lin Junjie

JJ Lin (林俊杰 Lín Jùnjié; born 27 March 1981) is a Singaporean singer, songwriter, record producer, and actor. Lin debuted his musical career by releasing his debut album, Music Voyager (2003).

Gao Zhisheng

Gao Zhisheng (高智晟,born 1964) is a Chinese human rights attorney and dissident known for defending activists and religious minorities and documenting human rights abuses in China.

Carrie Lam

Carrie Lam(林鄭月娥, born 13 May 1957) is the 4th and current Chief Executive of Hong Kong. She served as the Chief Secretary for Administration from 2012 to 2017, and as Secretary for Development from 2007 to 2012.

Wei Jingsheng

Wei Jingsheng (魏京生; born 20 May 1950, Beijing) is a Chinese human rights activist known for his involvement in the Chinese democracy movement.

Lin Jianhua

Lin Jianhua (林建华 Lín Jiànhuá; born October 1955) is a Chinese chemist who has served as President of Peking University since 2015. 

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...

Zhang Ziyi

Zhang Ziyi ( 章子怡; born 9 February 1979) is a Chinese actress and model. She is considered one of the Four Dan Actresses of China, and the most well-known Asian actress in the West.

Xu Caihou

Xu was detained and put under investigation on suspicion of bribery in March 2014, in one of the highest profile corruption investigations in PLA history, and was expelled from the Communist Party in June 2014.

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...

Liu Xiaobo

Liu Xiaobo (刘晓波; born 28 December 1955) is a Chinese literary critic, writer, professor, and human rights activist who called for political reforms and the end of...