At 61, he's amassed a fortune of around $30 billion by building up his giant real estate firm, Dalian Wanda. He's now dabbling in entertainment and sports
Yunnan, China (CNN) If there's a downside to visiting Yunnan, it's that one trip simply isn't going to be enough.
China's southwestern province is its most ethnically diverse.
It's home to 25 of the country's 56 recognized ethnic groups.
And each has a unique culture and cuisine.
(CNN) A Swedish human rights advocatedetained in China has appeared on state television admitting to violating Chinese laws, which his organization described as an "apparent forced confession."
Chinese stocks plunged deeper into negative territory Monday after a brutal first week of the year. The Shanghai Composite closed down 5.3%, and the Shenzhen Composite ended 6.6% lower.
CNN) China has expressed its displeasure at a ragtag band of Filipino activists who have waded into a regional dispute over territory in the South China Sea.
In China, 2015 has been the year of the missing corporate executive. Again and again, without warning, some of the country's richest and most powerful business titans have vanished.
Hong Kong (CNN) The full horrors of the landslide that buried an industrial park in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen are yet to be felt -- with bodies only just being pulled from a collapsed mountain of construction waste and trash.
China's big cash pile is dwindling.
On Monday, China's central bank reported $3.4 trillion in foreign exchange reserves, the lowest level since early 2013. November was one of the biggest drops ever.
CNN) Residents in northern China have been told stay indoors after air pollution in Beijing and neighboring regions rose to hazardous levels.
Hong Kong (CNN)Beijing has vowed to bring ISIS to justice after the group said it had executed two hostages, a Chinese and a Norwegian.
ISIS said it had killed the two men, identified as Chinese national Fan Jinghui and Norwegian citizen Ole Johan Grimsgaard-Ofstad in its English-language online magazine Dabiq.