Headlines from China: Amy Schumer’s ‘I Feel Pretty’ Set for August 28 China Release

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Amy Schumer's "I Feel Pretty" and 2016 American biographical film "Pelé: Birth of a Legend" have scored China releases. Read More

Headlines from China: A Short History of Tencent Pictures

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As Tencent Pictures turns three, we take a look at what this company has achieved over the past three years. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Delivers Drop in Profit and Growth in Online Video in Q2

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On August 15, Chinese tech giant Tencent released the company's unaudited Q2 financial report. According to the report, the company saw significant growth in Q2 with total revenue up 30% year-on-year to $10.7 billion. However, net profit dropped 2% to $2.7 billion. Read More

Headlines from China: Huang Xiaoming Caught Up in Stock Manipulation Scandal 

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Chinese actor Huang Xiaoming, who recently starred in "Escape Plan 2" alongside Sylvester Stallone, has been caught up in a scandal over stock manipulation. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent’s E-book Unit to Acquire New Classics Media for Up to $2.25 B

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On August 13, Tencent's e-book unit China Literature announces that the company is in a deal to acquire film & TV production company New Classics Media (NCM) for up to $2.25 billion. Upon completion of the acquisition, New Classics Media will become China Literature's wholly-owned subsidiary. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Group’s New Membership Program Aims to Boost Market Share in Digital Entertainment 

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Similar to Amazon Prime in the US, Alibaba's new membership package aims to encourage customer loyalty and bring consumers from its e-commerce sites to its digital entertainment platforms. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Pictures and Entertainment One to Co-produce ‘Peppa Pig’ Movie

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British cartoon character Peppa Pig will become the protagonist of an upcoming movie co-produced by Alibaba Pictures. Currently, Alibaba Pictures and Entertainment One, the IP rights holder of Peppa Pig, have registered the project as a co-production with China's film bureau. Read More

Headlines from China: These Hit 2018 Hollywood Movies Didn’t Make It To China

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In addition to Christopher Robin, there are several other hit Hollywood movies that didn’t make it to the middle kingdom this year. Read More

Headlines from China: Income Tax Rate For Chinese Celebrities Increased to 42%

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In light of the recent tax evasion scandals in the entertainment industry, Chinese authorities have set new income tax rate for celebrities effective on August 1. Read More