Headlines from China: Passion Pays Off for Chinese “Fuerdai” Wang Sicong

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On November 3, Invictus Gaming (iG) took home the 2018 'League of Legends' World Championship. This put a spotlight on the Chinese esports team as well as its founder Wang Sicong. Read More

Pony Ma Says Tencent Is ‘Seriously Considering’ VR Enabled WeChat

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Tencent CEO Pony Ma said his company would “seriously consider” the possibility of a virtual reality (VR) backed WeChat, especially given the speedy communication 5G stands to bring to the internet. Read More

Headlines from China: BBC-Tencent Co-production ‘Dynasties’ Scores November 12 China Release

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Co-produced by BBC and Tencent, the upcoming nature documentary series, 'Dynasties,' has set for its China premiere on November 12 via Tencent Video simultaneously with the global release. Read More

Headlines from China: Top 20 Entertainment Data Analytics Firms in China

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WeChat media account yiqipaidianying recently released a list of top 20 data providers in the entertainment sector. Top 5 companies include AIMAN, Fanink, Guduo Media, Maoyan Pro and Tuopu Data. Read More

Agony and Ecstasy: China Wins First ‘League of Legends’ Title

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To China’s esports fans, they had been waiting for this moment for years. Never before has a Chinese team claimed the title of “League of Legends” world champion. Read More

Headlines from China: Promoting Foreign Films in China: The Art of Localization

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Recently, a promotional song for Venom by Chinese idol girl group Rocket Girls 101, was released in China and caused heated discussions among Marvel fans. Read More

NetEase Rumored to Re-structure Gaming Departments

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Pangu Game, a game development studio under NetEase, is said to be merged into tech R&D and gaming department Leihuo, according to an anonymous staff member at NetEase who leaked the information in a WeChat conversation. Read More

Headlines from China: iQiyi’s Subscription Revenue Surpasses Advertising Revenue in Q3

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On October 31, Chinese online video giant iQiyi (NASDAQ: IQ) released the company's performance report for the third quarter of 2018. According to the report, iQiyi's subscription revenue surpasses its advertising revenue for the first time. Read More

Headlines from China: Will China Box Office Reach RMB 60 Billion in 2018?

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The realization of the 60-billion goal will highly rely on the performance of the upcoming Hollywood movies. Read More

‘The Story of Yanxi Palace’ Drives iQiyi Revenue as Profits Remain Elusive

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Chinese period drama 'The Story of Yanxi Palace' garnered over 20 billion views between July and September, driving third-quarter user growth and revenue for iQiyi. Still, China’s leading video platform remains mired in red ink. Read More

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