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...

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.

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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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...

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...

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...

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.

Hu Shuli

Hu Shuli (胡舒立; born 1953) is the editor-in-chief of Caixin Media. She is also the professor of the School of Communication and Design at Sun Yat-sen University. As...

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...

Fei-fei Li

Fei-Fei Li (born 1976), who publishes under the name Li Fei-Fei(李飞飞), is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University. She is the director of the Stanford...

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...

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...

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 Chuanzhi

Liu Chuanzhi ( 柳传志; Born 29 April 1944) is a Chinese businessman. Liu is the founder of Lenovo, one of the largest computer makers in the world.

Li Yanhong and Baidu Search

Robin Li or Li Yanhong (Chinese: 李彦宏; pinyin: Lǐ Yànhóng; born 17 November 1968) is a Chinese Internet entrepreneur. He co-founded the Chinese search engine Baidu and is...

Jay Chou

Jay Chou (周杰伦; born 18 January 1979) is a Taiwanese musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and director. In 2000, Chou released his debut album, titled Jay (2000), under...

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...

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...

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...

Yi Zhongtian

Yi Zhongtian (born 1947) is a Chinese writer and historian. He is also a professor and PhD supervisor at the Department of Chinese Language and Literature of Xiamen University's School...

Cao Guowei

Charles Chao or Cao Guowei (曹国伟) is a Chinese businessman who is the CEO and President of Sina Corp. Sina Corp is listed to trade on NASDAQ and...

Zhenan Bao

Zhenan Bao ( 鲍哲楠; born 1970), Ph.D., is a Professor of Chemical Engineering and Material Science and Engineering at Stanford University. She is known for her work developing...

Chen Luyu

Chen Luyu (陈鲁豫, born 12 June 1970, is a Chinese talk show host. She is affiliated with Phoenix Television. She has been described as "China's Oprah" owing to the popularity of her talk show.