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...

Chai Jing

Chai Jing (柴静; born on January 1, 1976) is a Chinese journalist, host, author and environmental activist.  In 2015 she was named one of Time Magazine's 100...

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.

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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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...

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...

Sun Li

Sun Li (孙俪,or Betty Sun, born September 26, 1982) is a Chinese actress. She is hailed by critics and netizens as China's "Queen of Television". Sun first entered show...

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.

Zhao Liying

Zhao Liying ( 赵丽颖; born on 16 October 1987), also known as Zanilia Zhao, is a Chinese actress. She is currently the highest paid Chinese TV actress, earning over...

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.

Pan Shiyi and SOHO China

Pan Shiyi (Chinese: 潘石屹; pinyin: Pān Shíyì; born November 14, 1963) is a Chinese business magnate. Presently, he is the Chairman of SOHO China, the largest prime...

Yu Minhong

Yu Minhong, or Michael Yu (俞敏洪; born 15 October 1962 in Jiangyin, Jiangsu) is the founder and president of New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (新东方),...

Bo Xilai

Bo Xilai (born 3 July 1949) is a Chinese former politician. He came to prominence through his tenures as the mayor of Dalian and then the governor...

Liu Xiaobo and Liu Xian

Liu Xiaobo, a Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has spent years in prison for calling for political change in his country. For more than half...

Ma Huateng and Tencent

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Zhang Ziyi

Zhang Ziyi ( 章子怡; born 9 February 1979) is a Chinese actress and model. She is considered one of the Four Dan Actresses of China, and the most well-known Asian actress in the West.

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. 

Zhong Nanshan

Zhong Nanshan (钟南山 born 20 October 1936) is a Chinese epidemiologist and pulmonologist who discovered the SARS coronavirus in 2003. He was president of the Chinese Medical Association from 2005 to 2009 and is currently the editor-in-chief of...

Ye Jianying and his clan legacy

Ye Jianying (叶剑英; 28 April 1897 – 22 October 1986) was a Chinese communist general, Marshal of the People's Liberation Army. As the chairman of the Standing...

Song Zuying

Song Zuying (宋祖英)was born August 13, 1966 in Guzhang County, part of Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Hunan. She is of Miao ethnicity. She studied at...

Mo Yan:Controversies and criticism

Mo Yan, pen name for Guan Moye (管谟业), is best known to Western readers for his 1987 novel Red Sorghum Clan, of which the Red Sorghum and Sorghum Wine...

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...

Yan Bin and Red Bull Drinks

Thai-Chinese businessman Yan Bin has an estimated net worth of $2.9 billion in November 2016 according to Bloomberg. Bin founded the Reignwood group in Thailand in 1984. It...

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...