China Restricts Livestreaming Spending and Blocks Underage Users from Tipping Performers

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Chinese livestreaming companies will be forced to cap the amount of money viewers can spend on their favourite performers as part of new rules unveiled by the national media regulator this week, potentially eating into a lucrative source of revenue for the firms. Read More

Headlines From China: China’s Top Film Awards Kicks Off in Xiamen

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China kicks off the 33rd Golden Rooster Awards on Wednesday in Xiamen, a city of islands in China’s southeastern coast. Read More

Headlines From China: Action Crime Film ‘Caught in Time’ Continued to Lead the Chinese Mainland’s Daily Box Office

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The action crime film "Caught in Time" continued to lead the Chinese mainland's daily box office chart on Tuesday, raking in about 25.52 million yuan (3.88 million U.S. dollars). Read More

Viewers Say New Kung Fu Series Lacks Kick

 /  TV  / 
The director of “Lu Ding Ji” acknowledged flaws in his martial arts drama but also said lead actor Zhang Yishan isn’t entirely to blame for the poor reviews. Read More

Headlines From China: China’s 2019 Sci-Fi Blockbuster to Re-Release with Extended Content

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China’s 2019 Sci-fi blockbuster film "The Wandering Earth" is set for re-release in China on Nov. 26 as an extended version with 11 more minutes of new content, according to an announcement on the movie's official social media account Monday. Read More

‘Jiang Ziya’ and the Unbearable Lightness of Bourgeois Humanism

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The real-life Jiang Ziya was a bold strategist who overthrew a tyrant. His cinematic counterpart mostly mopes — and audiences seem to like it that way. Read More

Tencent Music Goes Live in Partnership with U.S. Virtual Gig Master Wave

 /  Music  / 
Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME) is entering the virtual concert arena in partnership with a U.S. startup, as it extends its offerings beyond simply providing songs licensed from third parties. Read More

Headlines From China: New Agreement Signed in Beijing to Help Arthouse Films Gain Bigger Release

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Elemeet, a film distribution platform that facilitates a limited release of specialty films, and iQiyi, China's major online streaming media platform, signed a strategic agreement in Beijing to create more screening opportunities, online and offline, for young generation filmmakers' work, often their first feature-length films. Read More

Headlines From China: Chinese Fans Call For An Earlier Theatrical Release of ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ in China

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The film will debut in international markets on December 16, but it has yet to be confirmed if this includes the Chinese mainland, according to reports. Read More

Video Streamer Bilibili Posts Strong User Growth as Losses Widen

 /  Video Sharing  / 
Nasdaq-listed Chinese video streaming platform Bilibili reported solid user growth in the third quarter, but its losses nearly tripled as it spent heavily on marketing. Read More

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