DAILY BRIEF: Apr 17, 2018


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    China Unveils Three State Administrations on Film, Press, Television

    China Monday unveiled three state administrations in the ideological sector, created as part of the Party and state institutional reform. Xinhua

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    Bollywood icon Aamir Khan talks Secret Superstar, his Chinese following and being ‘India’s conscience’

    Khan has become a huge star in China following the success of Secret Superstar in the country’s cinemas. But despite suggestions he could prove a key figure in Sino-Indian relations, he says he still just makes films to have a good time South China Morning Post

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    How The Rock conquered the China box office and proved he's the biggest movie star on the planet

    With its $55 million opening weekend take in China, Dwayne Johnson's latest movie, "Rampage," proved that the star is one of the few actors who can bring in major coin across the world. But his dominance in China, the second-largest movie market in the world, has been years in the making. Business Insider

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    Alibaba's Film Unit Unveils Unhappy Sequel: More Red Ink

    Alibaba Pictures Group, the Hong Kong-listed entertainment and film unit of China e-commerce leader Alibaba Group, expects to lose between 1.6 billion yuan, or $254 million, and 1.7 billion yuan for the 15 months ending March 31, the company said in a statement on Friday. Forbes

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    Stars turn out for the 8th annual Beijing International Film Festival

    The eighth annual Beijing International Film Festival lifted its curtain on Sunday at Yanqi Lake International Convention and Exhibition Center, gathering a star-studded lineup on the red carpet. The Straits Times