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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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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...

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.

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...

Xu Zhangrun

Xu Zhangrun (许章润; born 1962) is a Chinese jurist. He is a professor of Jurisprudence and Constitutional Law at Tsinghua University, and a research fellow with the Unirule Institute of...

Lu Han

Lu Han (鹿晗,born 20 April 1990), better known by the mononym Luhan, is a Chinese singer and actor. He is a former member of the South Korean-Chinese boy group EXO and its sub-group EXO-M, having terminated his contract with S.M. Entertainment and left the group in October 2014. 

Sun Lijun

Sun Lijun was being investigated for "serious violations of discipline and the law" - a euphemism for corruption - according to China's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection.

Zhang Weiwei

Zhang Weiwei (张维为) is a Chinese professor of international relations at Fudan University, and a senior research fellow at the Chunqiu Institute.

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...

Wang Baoqiang and Ma Rong

Wang Baoqiang ( 王宝强; born 29 May 1984) is a Chinese actor. His debut role was that of Yuan Fengming in the movie Blind Shaft, for which he...

Deng Wendi

Wendi Deng (邓文迪; born December 8, 1968) is a Chinese-American actress, film producer, and businesswoman. Born in Jinan, Shandong, she was the third wife of News Corporation...

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...

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...

Chau Chak Wing

Chau Chak Wing(周泽荣), also known as Zhou Zerong, is an Australian-Chinese property developer billionaire philanthropist known for his business Kingold Group based in Guangzhou, China. He is a citizen of Australia, and known for the $70 million dollar purchase of the house of James Packer in 2015.

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...

Rui Chenggang

China media break silence on journalist Rui Chenggang, sparking intrigue By Kerry Allen Chinese media have broken a two-year silence on a high-profile journalist who was arrested on suspicion...

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...

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...

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).

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...

Famous Couples With Huge Age Gap

Sun Yat-sen was a well known Chinese revolutionist and first president of the Republic of China. He was an old friend of Song ‘s father. Song and Sun were married in Japan on October 25, 1915.