Wang Sicong

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

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,...

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. 

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...

Zhang Jindong and Suning Group

Zhang Jindong (simplified Chinese: 张近东; born 1963 in Anhui), is a Chinese entrepreneur. He is one the founder and the Chairman of the Suning Commerce Group, headquartered...

Ma Huateng and Tencent

Ma Huateng (Chinese: 马化腾; pinyin: Mǎ Huàténg, born October 29, 1971), also known as Pony Ma, is a Chinese internet entrepreneur. He is the founder, president, chief...

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.

Xu Jia Yin and Evergrande

Xu Jiayin (Chinese: 许家印; born 1958), or Hui Ka Yan in Cantonese, is a Chinese businessman, chairman of Evergrande Group, a Chinese real estate developer. Evergrande's debt...

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),...

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Sun Zhengcai

Sun Zhengcai (孙政才; born September 1963) is a Chinese politician and senior regional official. From 2012 to 2017, Sun served as the Communist Party Secretary of Chongqing, an interior municipality. He...

Zhou Yongkang

In late 2013, Zhou was placed under investigation for alleged abuse of power and corruption, a decision state media announced in July 2014. Zhou Yongkang(周永康) was the...

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...

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...

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,...

Jane Zhang

Zhang Liangying (张靓颖; born October 11, 1984), also known as Jane Zhang, is a Chinese pop singer. She rose to prominence after her third-place performance in the...

Mo Yan:Controversies and criticism

Mo Yan, pen name for Guan Moye (管谟业), is best known to Western readers for his 1987 novel Red Sorghum Clan, of which the Red Sorghum and Sorghum Wine...

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...

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.

Guo Wengui

Guo Wengui (Chinese: 郭文贵; born February 2, 1967), also known under the names Guo Haoyun (郭浩云) and Miles Kwok, is a Chinese businessman, who controls Beijing Zenith...

Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei (艾未未; born 28 August 1957 in Beijing) is a Chinese Contemporary artist and activist. As a political activist, he has been highly and openly critical of...

Bo Xilai

Bo Xilai (born 3 July 1949) is a Chinese former politician. He came to prominence through his tenures as the mayor of Dalian and then the governor...

Liang Hongda

Liang Hongda (梁宏达,born 1972 -), formerly known as the old Liang, born in Suihua City Lanxi County. In 1992 Liang graduated from Heilongjiang University, majored in journalism....

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.

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...

Lei Zhengfu

Lei Zhengfu (雷政富;; born July 1958) is a Chinese former politician who served as Communist Party Secretary of Beibei District, Chongqing municipality. He was dismissed from his...

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.

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...

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...

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...