Headlines from China: Lou Ye’s New Film Starring Gong Li Enters Venice Film Festival

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Saturday Fiction, a Chinese drama movie directed by Lou Ye and starring Gong Li, has been selected into the main competition section of the 76th Venice Film Festival. Read More

Headlines from China: Lou Ye’s ‘The Shadow Play’ to Release on Schedule Despite Cancellation Rumor

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Recently, rumors were circulated on the internet that the upcoming theatrical release of Lou Ye’s film The Shadow Play had been cancelled.  Read More

Headlines from China: Lou Ye Talks about Chinese Censorship at Berlinale

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Lou's latest film 'The Shadow Play' is about China's economic reform and the ups and downs people went through during this time period. Read More

Headlines from China: China Release Date for Louye’s ‘Saturday Fiction’ Announced in Venice

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Starring Gong Li, Mark Chao and Jô Odagiri, the film has been selected to compete for the Golden Lion Award at the Venice Film Festival. Read More

Subculture Sellouts: Kuaishou and Bilibili Embrace Normcore

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Long known as havens for China’s marginalized, nerdy, and just plain weird, the two video platforms are trading their grassroots cred for a more yuppie-friendly image. Read More

Tencent Takes 20% Stake in Japanese Video Game Firm Marvelous

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Tencent has reportedly agreed to invest 7 billion yen ($65 million) for a 20% stake in Japanese video game developer Marvelous, the latest sign that the Chinese tech giant is further expanding its video gaming empire overseas. Read More

Alibaba is Investing RMB 200 Billion in Cloud Services After Covid-19 Boom

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Alibaba Cloud, a subsidiary of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, will spend RMB 200 billion ($28.27 billion) on its cloud infrastructure over the next three years following an increase in demand for digital services in the aftermath of the Covid-19 outbreak in China. Read More

Tencent, Huawei Are Partnering on A Cloud Gaming Platform

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Tencent has signed a deal with Huawei to set up a laboratory to develop a cloud gaming platform, the Chinese gaming giant said in a statement Friday. Read More

Headlines from China: Louis Cha’s Wuxia Theme Park to be Launched in Wuxi City

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'The Condor Trilogy,' the most popular and best-known wuxia novel series written by Jin Yong (Louis Cha), is going to have its own theme park located in Wuxi city, Jiangsu province. Read More

Bytedance Gaming Play Doesn’t Threaten Tencent—yet

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To understand what Bytedance is doing in gaming, you have to understand its unique approach to corporate strategy. Read More

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