TikTok Launches Talent Search Competition in Japan, South Korea

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Bytedance-owned short video app TikTok launched an in-app talent search program on Friday aimed at discovering independent musicians, starting with those in South Korea and Japan. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Largest Online Retailer Seeks Esports Players with Enticing Offers

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On April 1, the Chinese government officially recognizes thirteen new professions, which include esports operators and esports players. On the same day, Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com’s esports club JDG posted job opportunities to seek highly skilled esports players. Read More

Hunan TV Show Accused of Illegally Airing Queen Songs

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Sony/ATV Music Publishing said performers on the hit Chinese music show ‘Singer’ didn’t have the rights to sing songs by the British band. Read More

Films Not to Miss at This Year’s Beijing International Film Fest, Apr 13-20

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The lineup for the ninth Beijing International Film Festival has just been announced, and as with past years, it spans Hollywood classics, special programs that pay tribute to acclaimed directors, and a selection of documentaries. Read More

Headlines from China: Media Giant CMC to Launch CMC Times Entertainment

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On April 4, Chinese media and entertainment giant CMC Inc. (China Media Capita) announced the launch of CMC Times Entertainment as a consolidated platform for its fashion, lifestyle and live entertainment assets. Read More

Headlines from China: Meet the Chinese Backer of Ang Lee’s ‘Gemini Man’

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The new film is financially backed by a group of entertainment powerhouses, including Skydance Media, Paramount Pictures and Chinese conglomerate and investment company Fosun Group. Read More

China Forbids TV Shows From ‘Sensationalizing’ Child Stars

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The treatment of minors on reality TV programs has long faced scrutiny from authorities, media, and netizens. Read More

Headlines from China: Fan Bingbing to Star in ‘355’ Despite Tax Evasion Scandal

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355 director Simon Kinberg confirmed in a recent interview that Fan Bingbing, as well as other female actresses announced earlier, will all appear in the movie. Read More

How Chinese Influencers Calculate Their Fees

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Chinese influencers may charge brands different fees for promoting products on various social media platforms depending on these factors. Read More

Headlines from China: China Beats North America Box Office in Q1 Again

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Chinese new year holiday was undoubtedly the most lucrative period in Q1 with ‘The Wandering Earth’ totaling RMB 4.6 billion. Read More

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