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.

Yang Huiyan

Yang Huiyan (杨惠妍; born 1981) is a Chinese property developer and the majority shareholder (55%) of Country Garden Holdings. She is the richest woman in Asia. She is the daughter of Yang Guoqiang,...

Peng Lei

Peng Lei (彭蕾) or Lucy Peng was listed as the 35th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes, No.35 on their list of Power Women for 2016, and No.17 on their list of Asia Power Women for 2016. 

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...

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...

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.

Zhang Jindong and Suning Group

Zhang Jindong (simplified Chinese: 张近东; born 1963 in Anhui), is a Chinese entrepreneur. He is one the founder and the Chairman of the Suning Commerce Group, headquartered...

Li Yanhong and Baidu Search

Robin Li or Li Yanhong (Chinese: 李彦宏; pinyin: Lǐ Yànhóng; born 17 November 1968) is a Chinese Internet entrepreneur. He co-founded the Chinese search engine Baidu and is...

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.

Chau Chak Wing

Chau Chak Wing(周泽荣), also known as Zhou Zerong, is an Australian-Chinese property developer billionaire philanthropist known for his business Kingold Group based in Guangzhou, China. He is a citizen of Australia, and known for the $70 million dollar purchase of the house of James Packer in 2015.

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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.

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...

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...

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...

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.

Peng Lei

Peng Lei (彭蕾) or Lucy Peng was listed as the 35th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes, No.35 on their list of Power Women for 2016, and No.17 on their list of Asia Power Women for 2016. 

Jay Chou

Jay Chou (周杰伦; born 18 January 1979) is a Taiwanese musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and director. In 2000, Chou released his debut album, titled Jay (2000), under...

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.

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.

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...

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...

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.

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...

Jin Xing

Jin Xing (金星; born August 13, 1967 in Shenyang, Liaoning) is a Chinese ballerina, modern dancer, choreographer, actress, and owner of the contemporary dance company Shanghai Jin...

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...

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.

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...

Hua Chenyu

Hua Chenyu (华晨宇 Huà Chényǔ; born February 7, 1990), also known as Hua Hua (Chinese: 花花), is a Chinese singer and songwriter. He rose to fame after winning the 2013...

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.

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...