Headlines from China: Short Video App Kuaishou Tests Long Video Feature

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Chinese short video app Kuaishou is currently testing a long-video feature, which streams videos that are longer than 57 seconds but shorter than 10 minutes. Read More

5 Chinese Films to Watch on Netflix This Summer

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From sci-fi smash hits to lowkey LGBTQ dramas, here's our pick of Netflix's Chinese-language offerings to get you through those long summer nights. Read More

For China’s Studios, Movies Have Lost Their Magic

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All but one of the 13 listed Chinese film studios that had released first-half earnings forecasts by Tuesday expect to see either their profits fall or sink into the red amid tighter government scrutiny over the industry. Read More

Headlines from China: Hainan Island Festival Launches Industry Section H!Market

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The 2nd Hainan Island International Film Festival officially opens a new industry section named H!Market. It will become a permanent section of the Festival along with the competition, screening and pitch sections. Read More

Versace’s New China Face Tops June Celebrity List: R3

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Versace announced Yang Mi as its first-ever Chinese brand ambassador, stirring a heated debate over the actress’ compatibility with the Italian luxury brand. Read More

Headlines from China: Shanghai Launches 24-Hour Movie Theaters

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On July 15, a launch ceremony for the first two 24-hour movie theaters took place in Shanghai. The two movie theaters that are approved by the Shanghai municipal government to operate after mid-night are the Grand Theater and the Cathay Theater. Read More

Live-streaming Platform Inke Acquires Social App Jimu for $85 Million

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Live-streaming platform Inke announced on Sunday that it acquired interest-based social app Jimu for $85 million. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Animation Studio and Theme Park Giant Fanta Wild to Launch IPO

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Fanta Wild, a Chinese entertainment group considered by some as China's Disney, is planning to launch IPO. Read More

Chinese Celeb Promoting ‘Lion King’ Is No Simba, Critics Say

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A popular Chinese singer has triggered debate in the country over his connection to this year’s remake of the Disney classic “The Lion King.” Read More

Born Again: China’s Girl Groups and the Life Cycle of a Stardom

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China’s idol industry went from boom to bust in the blink of an eye. Now some girls are fighting their way back to the top. Read More

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