Forbes Chinese Celebrities Top 100 List

Forbes China released its latest Chinese celebrities top 100 list, which ranked mainland Chinese celebrities according to income and media exposure. (Chinese from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan etc. not included)

NBA basketball star Yao Ming tops the list…

Chinese NBA player Yao Ming

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Fan Bingbing receives great attention in Japan

China actress Fan Bingbing receives great attention from Japanese press when she’s promoting movie “Battle of Wits” in Tokyo, Japan recently.

The press is fond of her multi-talents and beauty, and the media coverage she received was only comparable by Zhang Ziyi among younger generation of China actresses.

Fan Bingbing was already quite popular in Japan with her commercial advertisements and some other movies; and Battle of Wits is set to boost her fame in the region.

(from our left to right…) Battle of Wits director Jacob Cheung, Hong Kong actor Andy Lau, Fan Bingbing and Korean actor Ahn Sung-kee.

Movie Battle of Wits promotion in Japan


Faye Wong raised 12 million for cleft lip charity

China celebrity couple Li Yapeng and Faye Wong collected ~RMB8 million (~USD1 million) for their Smile Angle Foundation at a charity ball in Beijing on Tuesday night (December 26).

Faye Wong and husband Li Yapeng at Smile Angle Foundation charity dinner

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TOM Online Internet Entertainment Awards Gala 2006

TOM Online Internet Entertainment Awards Gala 2006 was held in Beijing on December 18.

Charmaine Sheh, Ruby Lin and Crystal Liu sharing popular actress award (?????????)…

TOM Online Internet Entertainment Awards Gala 2006

Other winners are 183 Club, Alec Su, Anson Hu, Anthony Wong, Cyndi Wang, Eason Chan, Fan Bingbing, Hu Jun, Joey Yung, Ken Wu and Vicki Zhao etc.

More than 50 million votes were cast online and through the mobile phone in the past eight weeks to select the award winners.

More pictures at AsiaPopular forum (warning, lots of images).

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