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...

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...

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,...

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.

Wang Sicong

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

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. 

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),...

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...

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.

Pan Shiyi and SOHO China

Pan Shiyi (Chinese: 潘石屹; pinyin: Pān Shíyì; born November 14, 1963) is a Chinese business magnate. Presently, he is the Chairman of SOHO China, the largest prime...

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Hua Chenyu

Hua Chenyu (华晨宇 Huà Chényǔ; born February 7, 1990), also known as Hua Hua (Chinese: 花花), is a Chinese singer and songwriter. He rose to fame after winning the 2013...

Tan Jing

Tan Jing (谭晶, born September 11, 1977) is a solo singer in the Song and Dance Ensemble of the People's Liberation Army and a first class national actress....

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...

Song Zuying

Song Zuying (宋祖英)was born August 13, 1966 in Guzhang County, part of Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, Hunan. She is of Miao ethnicity. She studied at...

Zhang Guorong’s tragic legacy

Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing (张国荣, 12 September 1956 – 1 April 2003) was a Hong Kong singer and actor. He is considered "one of the founding fathers of Cantopop" by...

Hao Haidong and his wife Ye Zhaoying

Retired Chinese footballer Hao Haidong has delivered a manifesto he wants to use to overthrow China's government and replace it with a new one, and he says he has the backing of former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon.

Wu Xiaohui

Wu Xiaohui (吳小暉) is Chairman and Chief Executive of Anbang Insurance Group, one of the largest insurers in China. He is married to Zhuo Ran, the granddaughter of Deng Xiaoping, the former Chinese paramount leader.

Fang Fenghui

Former top Chinese general Fang Fenghui sentenced to life for corruption amid Xi Jinping's crackdown.

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...

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....

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...

Li Ziqi

Others disagreed. “Li Ziqi only shows the underdeveloped aspect of China to foreigners,” one user said. “We Chinese don’t live that way.”

Tang Yan

Tang Yan or Tiffany Tang (唐嫣,born December 6, 1983) is a Chinese actress. She graduated from the Central Academy of Drama in 2006.

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...

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".

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.

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...

Miles Maochun Yu

Miles Yu's duty at the Department of State American Historical Association Association for Asian Studies American Association for Chinese Studies Founder and director of US Naval Academy Asia...

Deng Lijun

Teresa Teng, Teng Li-Chun or Deng Lijun (邓丽君,January 29, 1953 – May 8, 1995) was a Taiwanese pop singer. She was known for her folk songs and...

Faye Wong

Faye Wong (born 8 August 1969) is a Chinese singer-songwriter and actress, often referred to as a "diva" (Chinese: 天后; literally: "Heavenly Queen") in Chinese-language media. Early in her career she briefly used the stage name Shirley Wong.