Headlines from China: Documentaries Flourish on Chinese Video Site Bilibili

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Founded in 2010, Bilibili is a Chinese video site mainly themed around animation, comic, and game (ACG). Interestingly, this site also helped several documentaries, such as Masters In The Forbidden City and National Treasure, gain popularity over the past a few years. Read More

Epic Budget, Epic Fail: Chinese Blockbuster ‘Asura’ Tanks

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China’s latest fantasy epic, “Asura,” claimed to be the most expensive domestic production to date — but it didn’t even last three days in cinemas. Read More

‘The Rap of China’ Returns After Off-Beat Year

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China’s first hip-hop reality show shone a spotlight on the local rap scene, but ultimately artists found themselves cast in a bad light. Read More

Shenzhen Stock Exchange Questions LeTV for Using Blockchain as a Buzzword

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Leshi Internet Information and Technology, previously known as LeTV,  has been questioned by Shenzhen Stock Exchange regarding its smart TV subsidiary Lerong Zhixin’s new blockchain business. Read More

Chinese Game Developers Come Together at Game Jam China

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Game Jam China is an intense game design and development event where participants are supposed to produce a game or prototype in 48 hours with other participants they choose to form teams with. Read More

Headlines from China: Pow! Entertainment to Launch Stan Lee Comic Con in China 

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American media production company Pow! Entertainment, which is co-founded by Stan Lee, announced that the company would launch its first Stan Lee Comic Con in Shanghai this year. Read More

Remake of Hit Taiwanese TV Series ‘Meteor Garden’ to Premiere on Netflix

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The 2018 remake of Taiwanese television series 'Meteor Garden,' produced in 2001, will premiere exclusively on Netflix on July 13. Read More

Inke, One of China’s Biggest Live Streaming Platform Goes Public in Hong Kong

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Chinese live streaming platform Inke formally launched its IPO and started trading on July 12th in Hong Kong. While many of 200+ smaller platforms died off after the market cooled down and regulations set in, Inke has become one of the most invested-in upstarts in the country. Read More

Headlines from China: Jia Zhangke to Chair Competition Jury of Locarno Film Festival

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The 71st Locarno Film Festival has named celebrated Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke to chair the jury, which includes five members. Read More

ByteDance-backed Short Video Platform Huoshan Announces RMB 1 Billion Project

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Huoshan, a short video platform backed by ByteDance, announced its One Million Experts plan, which will inject $150 million worth cash and resources to help users in industrial, professional, and service sectors to show and exchange experiences. Read More