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...

Ho Pin

Ho Pin (何频) is in a very dangerous line of work. He publishes books chronicling the political infighting, the far-flung business interests and, occasionally, the sex lives...

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...

Zhi Yueying

Rural teacher wins high acclaim Few teachers are as devoted to their profession as 55-year-old Zhi Yueying, who has spent the best part of four decades educating children...

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...

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...

Wang Shi

Wang Shi (王石, born in 1951 Guangxi Province, China) is a Chinese businessman. He is the Founder and Chairman of China Vanke, the largest real estate enterprise in China and the largest residential real estate developer in the world.

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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...

Li Ziqi

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He Jiankui

He Jiankui (贺建奎; born 1984) is a Chinese biomedical researcher who is an associate professor in the Department of Biology of the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, China. He became widely...

Yang Jisheng

Yang Jisheng (杨继绳, born November 1940) is a Chinese journalist and author of Tombstone (墓碑; Mubei), a comprehensive account of the Great Chinese Famine during the Great...

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....

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).

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...

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...

Famous Couples With Huge Age Gap

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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...

Li Yuchun

Li Yuchun (李宇春), also known as Chris Lee, is a Chinese singer, songwriter, actress, director, fashion icon and philanthropist, (born March 10, 1984, Chengdu, China), who became...

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...

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...

Yang Mi

Yang Mi (born 12 September 1986) is a Chinese actress and singer. She made her acting debut in historical television series Tang Ming Huang, and later received acclaim for her leading roles in various television dramas and movies.

Yue-Sai Kan

Yue-Sai Kan ( 靳羽西; born in Guilin Guangxi 广西桂林) is a Chinese American television host and producer, entrepreneur, bestselling author and humanitarian. People magazine named her "the most famous woman in China".

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...

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.

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...

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...

Ho Pin

Ho Pin (何频) is in a very dangerous line of work. He publishes books chronicling the political infighting, the far-flung business interests and, occasionally, the sex lives...