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.

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...

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...

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.

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.

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).

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Gao Yu

Gao Yu (: 高瑜; born in 1944) is a Chinese journalist and dissident who has been repeatedly imprisoned. Gao was born in 1944 in Chongqing. She attended the...

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...

Huang Xiangmo

Chinese recipient of Huang Xiangmo(黄向墨) political donation gets suspended death sentence  By Kirsty Needham Beijing: Long before he courted controversy for his Australian political donations, high profile Chinese Australian...

Faye Wong

Faye Wong (born 8 August 1969) is a Chinese singer-songwriter and actress, often referred to as a "diva" (Chinese: 天后; literally: "Heavenly Queen") in Chinese-language media. Early in her career she briefly used the stage name Shirley Wong.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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).

Yang Jisheng

Yang Jisheng (杨继绳, born November 1940) is a Chinese journalist and author of Tombstone (墓碑; Mubei), a comprehensive account of the Great Chinese Famine during the Great...

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...

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...

Jackie Chan

Chan Kong-sang, (陳港生; born 7 April 1954), known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman and singer. In his movies, he...

Zhang Yimou

Zhang Yimou (张艺谋; born 2 April 1950) is a Chinese film director, producer, writer and actor, and former cinematographer. He is counted amongst the Fifth Generation of Chinese filmmakers,...

Shi Yigong

Shi Yigong (施一公; born May 1967) is a Chinese biophysicist in the field of protein X-ray crystallography and is the Dean of School of Life Sciences of Tsinghua University. Shi...

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...

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...

Yue-Sai Kan

Yue-Sai Kan ( 靳羽西; born in Guilin Guangxi 广西桂林) is a Chinese American television host and producer, entrepreneur, bestselling author and humanitarian. People magazine named her "the most famous woman in China".

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.

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.