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.

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...

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Little Yue Yue’s tragic death

Wang Yue (Chinese: 王悦; pinyin: Wáng Yuè), also known as "Little Yue Yue" (Chinese: 小悅悅), was a two-year-old Chinese girl who was run over by two vehicles...

Huang Xiaoming

Huang Xiaoming (黄晓明, born 13 November 1977) is a Chinese actor, singer, and model. He graduated from the Performance Institute of the Beijing Film Academy in 2000.

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,...

Tu Youyou

Tu Youyou (Chinese: 屠呦呦; born 30 December 1930) is a Chinese pharmaceutical chemist and educator. She is best known for discovering artemisinin (also known as qinghaosu) and...

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...

Fang Zhouzi

Fang Shimin (方是民, better known by his pen name Fang Zhouzi 方舟子), is a Chinese popular scientific writer who is also well known for his campaign against...

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.

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...

Wang Sicong

Wang Sicong (王思聪, born January 3, 1988) is a Chinese businessman and the only son of Chinese tycoon Wang Jianlin.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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.

Shi Yuzhu and his Giant business

Shi Yuzhu (Chinese: 史玉柱) is a Chinese entrepreneur and software engineer. Shi was born in Huaiyuan County, Anhui Province, in the People's Republic of China in 1962....

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...

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,...

Huang Zheng

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

Lai Xiaomin

Lai Xiaomin (赖小民; born July 1962) is a Chinese business executive and senior economist who served as party chief and chairman of the board of China Huarong Asset Management, one of...

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...