Headlines from China: Disney Gets Approval from China For Fox Deal

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Many have concerned that the deal would be challenged by the Chinese government, given the ongoing US-China trade war. Read More

Raw, Uncut and Uncensored: Why Consumers Love Watching Livestreams

 /  Streaming  / 
What businesses should know about the booming livestreaming industry in the US and China. Read More

Headlines from China: Golden Horse Awards Overshadowed by Political Controversy

 /  Headlines From China  / 
The award ceremony of the 55th Golden Horse Awards took place in Taipei on November 18. Fu Yue, whose film Our Youth in Taiwan won the Best Documentary award, unexpectedly became the center of attention for her controversial acceptance speech. Read More

Robot-fighting Show Aims to Champion Maker Culture in China

 /  Technology  / 
What do fighting robots and hip hop have in common? According to the CEO of media company The Makers (创客星球), Archie Ru, they’re both niche interests with the potential to gain big audiences among China’s youth. Read More

Sci-Fi Phenom Liu Cixin on Fame, Morality and the Future

 /  People  / 
The New Yorker called him “the Sir Arthur C. Clarke of China” and one of the most respected writers of classic science fiction. He counts Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg among his fans. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Reliance on Hollywood Increases Again  

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For China's film bureau, regulating the release of foreign films is always a balancing act. Read More

The Village-Grown Dialect Film Festival

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
China’s first and only film festival dedicated to dialects has already celebrated its third birthday. Read More

China’s Gaming Market Expected to Rebound by 2020

 /  Game  / 
Despite a lull in new game titles being approved, revenue in China’s gaming sector should recover by late 2019 and rebound by 2020, but gaming companies will continue to feel pressure on their profit margins, according to a report by market research firm Niko Partners. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look At Chinese Video Platforms’ 2019 Slates

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As the Chinese entertainment sector has been having a bumpy ride in 2018, China's online video platforms have learned to curate the 2019 slates with a cautious mind. Read More

Celebrity Weddings: A (Renewed) Opportunity for Luxury Product Placement

 /  Celebrity  / 
Two weeks ago, a highly-anticipated celebrity wedding ceremony in Vienna, Austria took China’s social media by storm. Luxury brands like Chloé, Roger Vivier and Ermenegildo Zegna, plus destination marketing agency Vienna Tourism Board, which sponsored the newlyweds, received great social media exposure. Read More

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