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.

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.

Li Wenliang

Li Wenliang (李文亮; 12 October 1986 – 7 February 2020) , a ophthalmologist at Wuhan Central Hospital who warned about a new coronavirus strain in December 2019 on WeChat to fellow colleagues.

Joshua Wong

His release coincided with the ongoing protests against extradition bill. Upon his release, Wong criticized the oppression against protesters by the Hong Kong police, and the extradition draft law as pro-Beijing and called for the Chief Executive of Hong Kong Carrie Lam to resign.

Yang Hengjun

Yang Hengjun (楊恒均)(born in 1965 in Hubei Province) is a Chinese - Australian novelist. After graduating from Fudan University in 1987, he worked in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing. From 1992 to 1997, he worked in Hong...

Chen Quanguo

Chen Quanguo (陈全国; born November 1955) is a Chinese politician and current Communist Party Secretary of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Chen Quanguo was one of the first party officials to refer to...

Sun Wenguang

Sun Wenguang (孙文广; born August 26, 1934) is an activist and vocal critic of Chinese government. He was a professor of Physics at Shandong University in Jinan from 1982 until...

Yuan Hongbing

Yuan Hongbing (袁红冰; 1952 - ) is an ethnic Mongolian jurist, novelist, and Chinese dissident. Born in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, Yuan Hongbing, who known as a prominent Chinese dissident, novelist, philosopher, and liberalism jurist later,...

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...

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...

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Jimmy Lai

Lai Chee-Ying(黎智英), or Jimmy Lai, is a Hong Kong billionaire who owns Apple Daily. Born 1948 in an impoverished family in Canton, Kwangtung, China with family roots in nearby Shunde, Lai was...

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,...

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...

Li Yifeng

Li Yifeng (李易峰, born 4 May 1987), is a Chinese actor and singer, who rose to fame after participating in the 2007 My Hero contest.

Li Ka-shing

Li Ka-shing, GBM, KBE, JP (李嘉诚, born 29 July 1928 in Chaozhou, China) is a Hong Kong business magnate and investor. According to Forbes, as of March 2016 Li is the richest person in Hong Kong.

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...

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.

Lin Jianhua

Lin Jianhua (林建华 Lín Jiànhuá; born October 1955) is a Chinese chemist who has served as President of Peking University since 2015. 

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),...

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 Wei

SF Express boss Wang Wei’s net worth jumps US$2.4b in one day as shares continue to soar Wang Wei swaps spots with Tencent’s Pony Ma to become third...

Li Wenliang

Li Wenliang (李文亮; 12 October 1986 – 7 February 2020) , a ophthalmologist at Wuhan Central Hospital who warned about a new coronavirus strain in December 2019 on WeChat to fellow colleagues.

Wang Jianlin, China’s Richest Man

  Wang Jianlin (Chinese: 王健林; pinyin: Wáng Jiànlín; born October 24, 1954) is a Chinese businessman. He is the founder and chairman of Dalian Wanda Group, China's largest...

Chen Lihua the richest woman in China

Chen Lihua ( 陈丽华; born 1941), rendered Chan Laiwa in Cantonese, is the founder and chairman of Fuwah International Group, one of Beijing's largest commercial property developers. In...

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...

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. 

Wu Jing

Wu Jing (吴京,born on 3 April 1974), sometimes credited as Jacky Wu or Jing Wu, is a Chinese martial artist, actor and director.

Jiang Jiemin

Jiang Jiemin (蒋洁敏, born October 1954) is a former Chinese oil executive and senior Communist Party and economic official. He was the general manager and then chairman of...

Liu Yifei

Liu Yifei (born 25 August 1987 in Wuhan), birth name An Feng (安风), legal name Liu Ximeizi (刘茜美子), also known as Crystal Liu, is a popular Chinese actress, model and singer.

Yao Chen

Yao Chen ( 姚晨; born 5 October 1979) is a Chinese actress. In 2014, Time named Yao on the list of 100 global celebrities. As of 2014, she is...