Xiao Zhan

Idol, actor, heartthrob- there’s nothing stopping Xiao Zhan. The former art student turned overnight sensation got his start on X- Fire, where he trained tirelessly to become an idol. He made his acting debut in Superstar Academy in 2016, and the rest, they say, is history. 

Jimmy Lai

Lai Chee-Ying(黎智英), or Jimmy Lai, is a Hong Kong billionaire who owns Apple Daily. Born 1948 in an impoverished family in Canton, Kwangtung, China with family roots in nearby Shunde, Lai was...

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...

Liu Xin

Liu Xin is a senior host and journalist at CGTN. She joined CCTV NEWS in July 1997. For over a decade, she was one of the channel’s signature anchors, covering many major events in China and around the world.

Gordon Chang

Gordon Guthrie Chang (章家敦; born 1951) is an American columnist, blogger, television pundit, author and lawyer. He is widely known for his book The Coming Collapse of China (2001), in which he wrote...

Xu Zhangrun

Xu Zhangrun (许章润; born 1962) is a Chinese jurist. He is a professor of Jurisprudence and Constitutional Law at Tsinghua University, and a research fellow with the Unirule Institute of...

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...

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...

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...

Zhang Yuqi

Zhang Yuqi (张雨绮, born 8 August 1986), also known as Kitty Zhang, is a Chinese actress. Zhang is best-known for her role in Stephen Chow’s 2016 smash-hit fantasy film The Mermaid, which broke...

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Li Ka-shing

Li Ka-shing, GBM, KBE, JP (李嘉诚, born 29 July 1928 in Chaozhou, China) is a Hong Kong business magnate and investor. According to Forbes, as of March 2016 Li is the richest person in Hong Kong.

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...

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...

Wang Shi

Wang Shi (王石, born in 1951 Guangxi Province, China) is a Chinese businessman. He is the Founder and Chairman of China Vanke, the largest real estate enterprise in China and the largest residential real estate developer in the world.

Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama  is a monk of the Gelug or "Yellow Hat" school of Tibetan Buddhism, the newest of the schools of Tibetan Buddhism founded by Je Tsongkhapa. The 14th and current Dalai Lama is Tenzin Gyatso.

Dao Lang

Dao Lang (刀郎, born June 22, 1971) is the stage name of Luo Lin (罗林), a Chinese singer from Sichuan, China. Dao Lang's CD, 2002年的第一場雪 (The First Snows of 2002), 2002 Niande Diyi Chang...

Sun Zhengcai

Sun Zhengcai (孙政才; born September 1963) is a Chinese politician and senior regional official. From 2012 to 2017, Sun served as the Communist Party Secretary of Chongqing, an interior municipality. He...

Li Xiaolin

Li Xiaolin (李小琳) was born in 1961 to Li Peng, then an electrical engineer, and Zhu Lin, a Russian-language translator. She was the second of Li Peng's...

Jia Yueting

Jia Yueting (贾跃亭) has been one of the most dynamic faces in Chinese business in the past year. He has expanded from his online video company, Shenzhen-listed...

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.

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...

Dong Mingzhu

Dong Mingzhu (Chinese: 董明珠; born 1954) is a Chinese businesswoman. She is the Chairwoman of Gree Electric. In 2013, Dong was named one a Forbes Asia "Woman in the Mix" for business.

Xie Yining

Xie Yining, 58, the founder and chairman of the China Press newspaper, was identified Saturday, Nov. 17, as the man shot to death inside the publication’s office in Alhambra on Friday.

Yang Mi

Yang Mi (born 12 September 1986) is a Chinese actress and singer. She made her acting debut in historical television series Tang Ming Huang, and later received acclaim for her leading roles in various television dramas and movies.

Cao Guowei

Charles Chao or Cao Guowei (曹国伟) is a Chinese businessman who is the CEO and President of Sina Corp. Sina Corp is listed to trade on NASDAQ and...

Liu Qiangdong and JD

Liu Qiangdong (Chinese: 刘强东; born 14 February 1974), also known as Richard Liu, is a Chinese Internet entrepreneur. He is the founder of JD.com or Jingdong Mall,...

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,...

Gordon Chang

Gordon Guthrie Chang (章家敦; born 1951) is an American columnist, blogger, television pundit, author and lawyer. He is widely known for his book The Coming Collapse of China (2001), in which he wrote...

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...

Li Na

Li Na (李娜, born 26 February 1982) is a Chinese former professional tennis player, who achieved a career-high ranking of world No. 2 on the WTA Tour on 17 February 2014.