Ideology for 500: Hunan TV Airs Quiz Show on Xi Jinping Thought

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Second season of ‘Socialism Is a Bit Cool’ marks the first time any program has made the Chinese president’s life, philosophy, and policy its focal point. Read More

Headlines from China: Fan Bingbing Apologizes After Being Fined $130 M for Tax Evasion

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After Chinese actress Fan Bingbing disappeared from the public eye for over three months, Chinese authorities finally issued an official statement on her tax evasion case. Read More

Headlines from China: Chow Yun-fat’s ‘Project Gutenberg’ Projected to  Lead Holiday Box Office

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It's projected that Project Gutenberg will likely become the final winner of this year's National Day holiday season. It remains to be seen if Shadow will eventually beat Hello Mrs. Money. Read More

Headlines from China: Mahua FunAge Is Not Fun Anymore?

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While Muahua FunAge's "Hello Mrs. Money" managed to top the box office charts on its opening day, the reviews the film has received so far should concern its producers. Read More

Headlines from China: Oscars: China May Submit Zhang Yimou’s ‘Shadow’ As Foreign-language Entry

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Zhang Yimou's historical film Shadow will be China's foreign-language entry, according to sources familiar with the matter, but an official announcement has yet to be made. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Quietly Launches Short-video App “Lu Ke” on Apple Store

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Douyin's huge popularity among Chinese young people and its ability to influence consumer behaviors led many internet and e-commerce firms to create their own short-video apps. Read More

Headlines from China: Jia Zhangke Responds To Criticism From Global Times Editor

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On September 23, Hu Xijin, Editor-in-chief of state media Global Times, posted comments on Jia Zhangke's "Ash Is Purest White," criticizing the film for spreading negative energy and telling a depressing story. Read More

Court Rules Against Studio That Charged for Child Actor Roles

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A father whose son was promised a ‘No. 1 role’ in a film will recoup half the fees he paid for his kid’s three scenes and one line. Read More

Headlines from China: Holiday Box Office: A Look at National-day Films 

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Along with the Lunar New Year, China's National Day (October 1) is one of the two lucrative weeks on China's cinematic calendar. This year, local films are expected to dominate the box office again. Read More

Headlines from China: Hong Kong Selects ‘Operation Red Sea’ as Academy Award Entry

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Dante Lam's action war film Operation Red Sea has been selected as Hong Kong's Oscar contender for the foreign-language category, according to an announcement made on the film's official Weibo account. Read More