Trump, Tariffs, and Tinseltown

 /  Opinion  / 
The USTR has released a tentative list of 6,031 product categories that, in aggregate, allegedly represent $200B worth of Chinese imports. Included on this list, to the chagrin of almost everyone in the entertainment industry, is this category.... Read More

The Three-Book Problem: Why Chinese Sci-Fi Still Struggles

 /  Opinion  / 
Liu Cixin’s epic trilogy was expected to take Chinese science fiction into a new era, but the genre is still far from its lofty ambitions. Read More

iQiyi: What to Expect From the Integration of AI and Entertainment

 /  Opinion  / 
iQiyi has gone beyond a video platform and is now an innovative content and entertainment platforms. Read More

Crazy Rich Asians, a Game Changer for Asians in Hollywood

 /  Opinion  / 
Author Kevin Kwan’s glamorous ode to Singapore and authentic Asian representation in Hollywood. Read More

Ayawawa, Wang Ju, and China’s Confusing Female Role Models

 /  Celebrity  / 
Complex and contradictory images of women allow a hyper-conservative relationship guru to exist alongside an empowered, independent pop singer. Read More

China Film: Quota? What Quota?

 /  Opinion  / 
If you’re an independent producer, it’s a good time to be selling to China. Read More

3 Books to Read Before Your First China Trip

 /  Opinion  / 
What's THE book to read to better understand China or to get a better handle on China? Here are our recommendations. Read More

Why China’s Viral Video App Douyin is No Good for Luxury

 /  Opinion  / 
The app’s popularity has led many luxury brands to consider if they need to jump on the Douyin bandwagon. Despite its appeal, many argue the mainstream app is unable to meet the needs of a luxury brand. Here Jing Daily gives three reasons why. Read More

China Movie Stars and The Two-Contract Problem

 /  Legal  / 
Over the past couple weeks, the Chinese Internet has been abuzz with chatter about how Chinese movie stars allegedly underreport income via a dual-contract system in which only one contract is disclosed to the tax authorities. Read More

Contemporary Chinese Revolutionary Spy-themed TV Serials and Their Uses

 /  Opinion  / 
As a recognized TV drama subgenre, the revolutionary spy-themed TV serial is unique within the contemporary Chinese media-sphere. Read More