An Actor’s Rumored Surrogacy Is a Massive Scandal in China

 /  Celebrity  / 
Surrogacy is both illegal in the country and widely viewed as exploitative of women. Read More

Headlines From China: A List of Top Performing Foreign Films in China in 2020

 /  Headlines From China  / 
China.org.cn put together a list of imported films that had best performance in China in the year of 2020 to reflect changes in the world’s largest film market and to predict future trends. Read More

Tencent Music to Buy Audiobook Platform Lazy Audio for $416 million

 /  Music  / 
Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME), a unit of internet giant Tencent, is expanding its business scope with a deal to buy Lazy Audio, a Chinese provider of audio entertainment including audiobooks, comedies, podcasts and radio shows. Read More

Headlines From China: Beijing Enlight Media Selected Legacy Entertainment to Design Its ‘Enlight Epicenter’ in China

 /  Headlines From China  / 
China’s largest privately-owned media group, Beijing Enlight Media, has picked Hollywood-based theme entertainment design firm Legacy Entertainment as its primary partner to develop the company’s ambitious studios and theme park project “Enlight Epicenter”. Read More

Headlines From China: Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum(HAF) Announces 2021 Line-Up

 /  Headlines From China  / 
The Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum, the leading film project market in Asia, has recently announced a line-up of 29 projects for its 2021 edition. Read More

Chinese Video Streamer iQiyi Targets U.S. Market With Animation on Nickelodeon

 /  Streaming  / 
iQiyi said on Thursday that its original computer generated animated series “Deer Squad” will premiere on the child-focused television channel Nickelodeon in the U.S. on January 25, the latest sign that the Chinese online video giant is trying to reach global audiences. Read More

U.S.-Listed Video Streamer Bilibili Files for Secondary Listing in Hong Kong, CNBC Reports

 /  Money  / 
Nasdaq-listed Chinese video streaming firm Bilibili has reportedly confidentially filed for a secondary listing in Hong Kong. Read More

Headlines From China: Hong Kong Film Festival Plans Hybrid Mode for 2021 Edition

 /  Headlines From China  / 
The 45th Hong Kong International Film Festival is going hybrid mode after delaying for one year because of the coronavirus outbreak. The festival’s organizing committee announced on Wednesday that this year’s edition will have both in-theater and online screenings, as well as audience-engagement events. Read More

TikTok Sister App Douyin Fined for Spreading Sexual and Improper Content in China

 /  Legal  / 
Douyin has been slapped with the maximum penalty for spreading “obscene, pornographic and vulgar information” online. Read More

Headlines From China: A Glimpse at Chinese Spring Festival New Film Releases

 /  Headlines From China  / 
With eight titled lined up for release, the 2021 Spring Festival will be busier than ever. Read More

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