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  • Queen of the button empire: the commercial legend of China's first private business owner

    Queen of the button empire: the commercial legend of China's first private business owner

    Punctilious and humble, 59-year-old Zhang Huamei is not the most arresting of characters at first glance.

    May 10, 2022

  • Hangzhou businessman wins global award for championing safe products

    Hangzhou businessman wins global award for championing safe products

    The only Chinese national among the 15 awardees was Hangzhou-based businessman Wenfeng (Jim) Wei, founder and CEO of DaddyLab.

    January 21, 2022

  • Fu Binxing becomes president of Huace Group

    Fu Binxing becomes president of Huace Group

    On Jan 10, Fu Binxing, daughter of the co-founders of Huace Group, was appointed president of the Hangzhou-based film and television production giant in a move widely seen as a precursor to succeeding her parents.

    January 12, 2022

  • Yiwu's 'King of Straws'

    Yiwu's 'King of Straws'

    Lou Zhongping, the founder and chairman of Sonton Daily Necessities Co Ltd, is often referred to as the "King of Straws" by media outlets and industry insiders as his company manufactures 170 million drinking straws daily and accounts for one third of the global market share.

    January 4, 2022

  • Succession of Zhejiang enterprises spotlighted

    Succession of Zhejiang enterprises spotlighted

    The succession of so-called second-generation rich among privately owned companies has become a heated topic in Zhejiang in recent years.

    December 28, 2021

  • Li Shufu

    Li Shufu

    Li Shufu, born in Taizhou, East China's Zhejiang province in 1963, is the founder and chairman of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group that owns Volvo and a major stake holder in Mercedes parent Daimler.

    September 3, 2021

  • Patriotic HK businessman donates personal wealth to Tsinghua

    Patriotic HK businessman donates personal wealth to Tsinghua

    ​Tsinghua University in Beijing received a generous donation, the total personal wealth of the late Hong Kong entrepreneur Cao Guangbiao, on April 25, which marked the university's 110th anniversary.

    April 28, 2021

  • Xu Wenrong

    Xu Wenrong

    Xu Wenrong, born in 1935, is the founder and former president of Hengdian Group, which runs Hengdian World Studios, the largest film and TV drama shooting base in the world.

    March 25, 2021

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