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 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...

Yao Ming

Yao Ming (姚明; born September 12, 1980) is a Chinese retired professional basketball player who played for the Shanghai Sharks of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) and the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Fei-fei Li

Fei-Fei Li (born 1976), who publishes under the name Li Fei-Fei(李飞飞), is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University. She is the director of the Stanford...

Larry Hsien Ping Lang

Larry Hsien Ping Lang (郎咸平; Lang Xianping born 1956) is a well-known Hong Kong-based economist, commentator, author and TV host in China.

Wang Jianlin, China’s Richest Man

  Wang Jianlin (Chinese: 王健林; pinyin: Wáng Jiànlín; born October 24, 1954) is a Chinese businessman. He is the founder and chairman of Dalian Wanda Group, China's largest...

Zhang Weiwei

Zhang Weiwei (张维为) is a Chinese professor of international relations at Fudan University, and a senior research fellow at the Chunqiu Institute.

Tang Baiqiao

Tang Baiqiao (唐柏桥; born August, 1967) is a Chinese political dissident from Hunan province who led student protests during the 1989 democracy movement. After the incident at Tiananmen Square, Tang fled from agents of the Communist Party of China who...

Denise Ho

Denise Ho Wan-see(何韵诗), also known as HOCC (born 10 May 1977), is a Hong Kong-based Cantopop singer and actress, as well as a pro-democracy and LGBT rights activist. Denise Ho was...

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...

Wang Fang and Zhou Xiaoping

When this couple got married on March 15th, 2017, the husband Zhou Xiaoping tweeted their marriage on Weibo saying "I have devoted my body to my country,...

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...

Zhou Libo

Zhou Libo ( 周立波; born on April 22, 1967, in Shanghai) is a Chinese stand-up comedian, television actor and host. In addition to comedy, he has also been a...

Monk Xuecheng

Xuecheng (学诚法师; born 3 October 1966) is a Buddhist monk, a member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, and a popular blogger. He serves as abbot of Guanghua...

Cui Yongyuan

Cui Yongyuan apologizes to Fan Bingbing after accusing of her tax evasion Chinese TV host and producer Cui Yongyuan (崔永元) has apologized to Fan Bingbing after apparently getting...

Meng Wanzhou

Meng Wanzhou (孟晚舟, born in 1972),  or Sabrina Meng, is Chief Financial Officer of Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei. Meng is the 46-year old daughter of Ren Zheng...

Hu Ge

Hu Ge (胡歌) was born in Shanghai in 1982. He received his first training in performing arts in Little Stars Performing Arts School run by Shanghai Media Group (SMG).

Lu Zhiqiang on Forbes Lists

Lu Zhiqiang (卢志强)chairs China Oceanwide Group of Beijing, a conglomerate active in real estate, finance and technology. In downtown Los Angeles it is building Oceanwide Plaza, a $1 billion residential and retail complex.

Lei Jun and Xiaomi

Lei Jun (simplified Chinese: 雷军; traditional Chinese: 雷軍; pinyin: Léi Jūn; Mandarin pronunciation: ; born 16 December 1969) is a Chinese entrepreneur and the founder of Xiaomi Inc. In...

Guo Wengui

Guo Wengui (Chinese: 郭文贵; born February 2, 1967), also known under the names Guo Haoyun (郭浩云) and Miles Kwok, is a Chinese businessman, who controls Beijing Zenith...

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.