Zhou Qunfei

How Zhou Qunfei became the world's richest self-made woman Zhou Qunfei is the world's richest self-made woman. Ms Zhou, the founder of Lens Technology, owns a $US27 million...

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.

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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).

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,...

Ho Pin

Ho Pin (何频) is in a very dangerous line of work. He publishes books chronicling the political infighting, the far-flung business interests and, occasionally, the sex lives...

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...

Ma Huateng and Tencent

Ma Huateng (Chinese: 马化腾; pinyin: Mǎ Huàténg, born October 29, 1971), also known as Pony Ma, is a Chinese internet entrepreneur. He is the founder, president, chief...

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...

Li Ziqi

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He Xiangjian and Midea

He Xiangjian built Midea Group into one of China's largest appliance makers, then stepped down from operations in 2012. In June 2016 Midea bought 80% of Toshiba's...

Donald Tsang

Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, GBM (曾蔭權; born 7 October 1944) is a former Hong Kong civil servant and the second Chief Executive of Hong Kong from 2005 to...

Xu Jinglei

Xu Jinglei (born April 16, 1974) is a Chinese actress and film director. She graduated from Beijing Film Academy in 1997. She has also spanned an acting career with directing since 2003.

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...

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...

Jack Ma and his business background

Ma Yun (Chinese: 马云, ; born September 10, 1964), known professionally as Jack Ma, is a Chinese business magnate who is the founder and executive chairman of Alibaba...

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.

Meng Hongwei

Meng Hongwei (孟宏伟; born November 1953) is a Chinese former politician and was the President of Interpol from 2016 until 2018. He once served as Vice Minister of Public Security in...

Stephen Chow Sing-chi

Stephen Chow Sing-chi ( 周星馳, born 22 June 1962) is a Hong Kong film director, actor, writer, film producer, and political adviser of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. Chow began his...

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...

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.

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...

Li Yifeng

Li Yifeng (李易峰, born 4 May 1987), is a Chinese actor and singer, who rose to fame after participating in the 2007 My Hero contest.