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...

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...

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. 

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.

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...

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...

Wang Sicong

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

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...

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...

Liu Qiangdong and JD

Liu Qiangdong (Chinese: 刘强东; born 14 February 1974), also known as Richard Liu, is a Chinese Internet entrepreneur. He is the founder of JD.com or Jingdong Mall,...

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Lu Zhiqiang on Forbes Lists

Lu Zhiqiang (卢志强)chairs China Oceanwide Group of Beijing, a conglomerate active in real estate, finance and technology. In downtown Los Angeles it is building Oceanwide Plaza, a $1 billion residential and retail complex.

Larry Hsien Ping Lang

Larry Hsien Ping Lang (郎咸平; Lang Xianping born 1956) is a well-known Hong Kong-based economist, commentator, author and TV host in China.

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,...

Dong Mingzhu

Dong Mingzhu (Chinese: 董明珠; born 1954) is a Chinese businesswoman. She is the Chairwoman of Gree Electric. In 2013, Dong was named one a Forbes Asia "Woman in the Mix" for business.

Zhou Libo

Zhou Libo ( 周立波; born on April 22, 1967, in Shanghai) is a Chinese stand-up comedian, television actor and host. In addition to comedy, he has also been a...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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.

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...

Li Na

Li Na (李娜, born 26 February 1982) is a Chinese former professional tennis player, who achieved a career-high ranking of world No. 2 on the WTA Tour on 17 February 2014.

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...

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...

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).

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.

Xu Jinglei

Xu Jinglei (born April 16, 1974) is a Chinese actress and film director. She graduated from Beijing Film Academy in 1997. She has also spanned an acting career with directing since 2003.

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...

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...