Headlines from China: Jia Zhangke Comments on Fan Bingbing Tax Evasion Scandal 

 /  Headlines From China  / 
At the 2nd Pingyao International Film Festival (PYIFF), Chinese filmmaker and the founder of the PYIFF Jia Zhangke was requested by a foreign reporter to comment on Fan Bingbing tax evasion scandal. Read More

China Founds Trademark Office to Protect Domestic Brands

 /  News  / 
The new office shows China is serious about protecting trademark — at least where its own companies are concerned. Read More

Headlines from China: iQiyi Brings Three Films to Pingyao International Film Festival

 /  Headlines From China  / 
While the three iQiyi films at the PYIFF are relatively indie and artsy, the company also has big plans to produce big-budget films for a mass audience. Read More

Headlines from China: China Release of ‘Air Strike’ Cancelled after Fan Bingbing’s Tax Evasion Charge

 /  Headlines From China  / 
It was announced today that the China release of upcoming war drama Air Strike (aka Unbreakable Spirit) had been cancelled. The film is directed by Chinese filmmaker Xiao Feng and features an ensemble cast including Bruce Willis, Liu Ye, Nicolas Tse and Fang Bingbing. Read More

Sex and the (Forbidden) City: How “Yanxi Palace” Becomes Smash Hit in the #MeToo Era

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
So why has this historic drama replaced 'The Rap of China' as the biggest hit of the summer? Primarily, the plot — and its tackling of some very modern day storylines. Read More

New York Film Festival Features A Strong Lineup from Asia

 /  Opinion  / 
With one of the strongest lineups in years, this edition of the New York Film Festival featured over a dozen titles, new and old, from Asia. Several will be receiving theatrical releases in the coming months, but the opportunity to view them together gave a better idea of some of the range and depth of the fastest-growing movie market in the world. Read More

Headlines from China: Sunac to Fully Take Over Wanda’s Cultural and Tourism Projects 

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Wanda Group CEO Wang Jianlin is getting ready to let Sunac China Holdings Ltd. completely take over his cultural tourism business, according to a reporter from Caijing Magazine. Read More

Can ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Surprising Release in China Spark a New Round of Luxury Fever?

 /  Opinion  / 
How should luxury brands interpret the surprising release of Crazy Rich Asians in China? Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Aquaman’ to Release in China Two Weeks Early 

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Along with "Aquaman," two other Warner Brothers movies "Fantastic Beasts: the Crimes of Gridelwald" and "Crazy Rich Asians" have also scored November releases in China. Read More

Yizhibo Sold to Weibo as China’s Live Streaming Frenzy Cools Down

 /  Money  / 
The rumor of Weibo’s acquisition of its live streaming partner Yizhibo recorded further verification that Yizhibo’s business has been integrated into the Chinese Twitter-like platform. Read More

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