Headlines from China: Former Microsoft Executive Lu Qi Steps Down as Board Member of iQiyi 

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Following Lu Qi's resignation as Baidu COO last month, Chinese online video platform iQiyi announced yesterday that Lu Qi had resigned as iQiyi's board member and chairman of the remuneration committee with effect from June 14. Read More

Jinri Toutiao is Going into Games Distribution

 /  Game  / 
Jinri Toutiao, an information platform app of ByteDance, announced on June 14 that it has launched a new service “Jinri Games (今日游戏)”. The service is currently only available for Android users. Read More

Film Review: China Salesman

 /  Reviews  / 
An overlong sort-of action thriller about negotiating telecommunication contracts, China Salesman’s biggest draw is supporting turns by Mike Tyson and aging martial-arts movie star Steven Seagal. Read More

Headlines from China: How Does China Discover and Support Emerging Filmmakers?

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As the Chinese film market continues to grow, it has become a consensus that cultivating the next generation of filmmakers is one of the most pressing issues faced by China's film industry. 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

Chinese Video Streaming Platform AcFun Reveals Security Breach

 /  Legal  / 
Chinese video streaming platform AcFun recently revealed that hackers had stolen data of tens of thousands of user. The company apologized for the breach and admitted that the leak was due to insufficient precautions to secure the platform. Read More

Headlines from China: WWE Wrestler John Cena to Star in Jackie Chan’s ‘Project X’

 /  Headlines From China  / 
American professional wrestler John Cena will star in Jackie Chan’s film “Project X”, playing the role of a former American marine. Read More

Reality-show Idols Are the New Darlings of Luxury Brands in China

 /  Celebrity  / 
Chinese variety shows "Idol Producer" and "Producer 101" have quickly garnered a massive social media following of the contestants. Seeing the phenomenal reach of the shows as well as the quick and free traffic associated with these contestants, luxury brands have initiated collaborations. Read More

Valve to Launch Steam in China

 /  Game  / 
Chinese game company Perfect World has partnered with Valve to launch a localized version of Steam. The partnership aims to provide Chinese gamers and developers with a new channel to access games and other entertainment products on Steam’s distribution platform. Read More

Headlines from China: Can China Film Group Return to Its Glorious Days? 

 /  Headlines From China  / 
As the only state-owned studio in the A-share market, China Film Group Corporation has certain political and financial advantages that other film companies don't have. However, the special background also makes CFGC less profit-oriented and relatively inflexible. Read More

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