Single and Proud: China’s Millennials Embrace a Solo Lifestyle

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For young Chinese, being single was once a source of shame. Now, it’s becoming a badge of freedom — and businesses are scrambling to cash in. Read More

Headlines from China: TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer Resigns As US Pressure Mounts

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Kevin Mayer, chief executive officer of the embattled video-sharing app Tiktok, said on Wednesday that he has decided to leave the company as the current U.S. administration’s pressure on banning the app mounts quickly. Read More

Headlines from China: Local Rom-Com ‘Love You Forever’ Nabs $38 Million on Opening Day

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Chinese romantic comedy “Love You Forever”, opened on the day of this year’s Qixi Festival, racked up a stunning $38.3 million and broke the highest single day score record achieved by any film worldwide in 2020. Read More

Headlines from China: The 13-Minute Gameplay Video of an Locally-Made PC Game is Taking the Chinese Internet by Storm

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While China’s mobile game developers have found global success with mass-market hits like Tencent’s “Honor of Kings,” its studios haven’t produced critically acclaimed premium games yet. However, this might not be true anymore after the release of an upcoming role-playing PC and console game called “Black Myth Wu Kong”. Read More

Headlines from China: Two Local Romance Films to Join ‘Little Women’ for Qixi Festival Screening

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Two Chinese romance drama films, "Love You Forever," and "Wild Grass," are joining "Little Women," a new cinematic adaptation of American classic novel of the same name, for release on the Qixi Festival, which falls on this Tuesday. Read More

Headlines from China: The 10th Beijing International Film Festival Kicks Off on August 22

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The 10th Beijing International Film Festival just kicked off in Beijing on Saturday, 34 days after the reopening of domestic cinemas on July 24. Yan Xiaoming, vice president of China Media Group (CMG), announced the launch of the film festival themed "In Pursuit of a Shared Dream." Read More

Headlines from China: Tickets Sold Out Too Fast? Don’t Worry, Come to Check Out the Online Screenings of Beijing Film Festival

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Tickets for movie screenings at the 10th Beijing International Film Festival (BJIFF) went on sale at noon this Wednesday, with 72% selling out in the first 10 minutes. Read More

Headlines from China: Taiwan Confirms Ban on Mainland Chinese Streaming Firms iQIYI and Tencent Video

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Taiwan has officially set to ban mainland Chinese streaming giants iQiyi and Tencent Video from operating in the region beginning from early September, following the revision of an existing law that will bar their local partners from providing services for them. Read More

Headlines from China: War-Epic “The Eight Hundred” on Course to Become The First Blockbuster of the Year

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The war-epic “The Eight Hundred,” from the well-established Chinese director Guan Hu, is on its way to become the first blockbuster film of the year in China, after its prevailing strong weekend plus Monday previews confirmed audience’s enthusiasm for this long-awaited big-budget war film. Read More

Headlines from China: Long-awaited Animation Film ‘Legend of Deification’ to Release on National Day Holiday

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“Legend of Deification,” a long-awaited animated feature from the same studio behind last year’s box office sensation “Ne Zha”, is set to hit the big screens on October 1, the National Day Holiday. Read More

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