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...

Wu Jinglian

Wu Jinglian (吴敬琏; born January 24, 1930) is one of the preeminent economists of PR China, primarily specializing in economic policy as it applies to China's ongoing series of economic reforms. Renowned for his...

Feng Xiaogang

Feng Xiaogang (冯小刚; born 18 March 1958 in Beijing) is a film director, screenwriter and actor. He is well-known in China as a highly successful commercial filmmaker whose comedy films...

Huang Zheng

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

Cheng Wei

Cheng Wei (程维, born 19 May 1983) is the founder of Didi Chuxing ("DiDi", formerly known as Didi Kuaidi), China's largest comprehensive one-stop mobile transportation platform. In 2012, after 8 years at...

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,...

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,...

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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...

Liu Xiaoqing

Liu Xiaoqing (刘晓庆,born 30 October 1955) is a Chinese actress and businesswoman. She was one of the leading actresses in China in the 1980s. In her early days...

Hao Haidong and his wife Ye Zhaoying

Retired Chinese footballer Hao Haidong has delivered a manifesto he wants to use to overthrow China's government and replace it with a new one, and he says he has the backing of former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon.

Cheng Wei

Cheng Wei (程维, born 19 May 1983) is the founder of Didi Chuxing ("DiDi", formerly known as Didi Kuaidi), China's largest comprehensive one-stop mobile transportation platform. In 2012, after 8 years at...

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,...

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...

Jane Zhang

Zhang Liangying (张靓颖; born October 11, 1984), also known as Jane Zhang, is a Chinese pop singer. She rose to prominence after her third-place performance in the...

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.

Fang Fenghui

Former top Chinese general Fang Fenghui sentenced to life for corruption amid Xi Jinping's crackdown.

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-Meng Yan

Li-Meng Yan is a Chinese virologist. Yan claims she is a whistleblower who researched the COVID-19 at the University of Hong Kong, later leaving the city for the United States.

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,...

Yang Lan

Yang Lan (Chinese: 杨澜; pinyin: Yáng Lán; born March 31, 1968) is a Chinese media proprietor, journalist, and talk show hostess. She is the Cofounder and Chairperson...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Nathan Law

Exiled Hong Kong activist Nathan Law Kwun-chung has been named in the list of the 100 'most influential people' in the US current affairs magazine, TIME.

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. 

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...