Headlines from China: Stan Lee’s Chinese Panda Hero to Meet Global Audience in 2018

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Recently, the image of the Chinese panda hero character designed by Stan Lee for the upcoming animation 'Panda vs. Aliens' has been officially unveiled. The animation is still in the making and will be released globally in 2018. Read More

Chinese Drama’s Portrayal of British University Shocking, Says Provost

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The University of Nottingham Ningbo is seeking legal advice following its unflattering depiction on a Chinese TV series. Read More

Headlines from China: These Chinese TV Production Companies Make Waves in Third Quarter of 2017

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As of October 31, all listed Chinese film and TV production companies have released their Q3 reports. Among all the TV production companies, Huace Media has been leading the competition over the past three quarters. Read More

Tencent’s China Literature $1.1 Billion IPO Speaks Volumes About Value of IP in China

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In China, a whole new industry chain surrounding online literature IPs is taking form and now involves music, games, TV dramas, and movie production. Tencent, Alibaba, and Baidu have all entered the battle to compete for the best IPs. Read More

Headlines from China: Who are the Highest-paid Stars in China?

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After releasing a list of top Chinese directors, the Chinese WeChat social media account, Yiqipaidianying, recently published a list of top 100 highest-paid stars in China. Read More

Plagiarism Prize Gives Backhanded Compliment to Copycats in China

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China’s first literary award for plagiarism has debuted to wide fanfare and public amusement, with many commending the creative effort to combat widespread copyright infringement in online publishing. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Have A Nice Day’ Passes Chinese Censorship with “Slight Adjustments”

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Liu Jian’s animated noir film ‘Have A Nice Day’ has passed Chinese censorship with “slight adjustments,” according to the film’s producer Yang Cheng. Read More

Tencent Book Unit Begins New Chapter With Massive IPO

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Tencent Holdings Ltd.’s online literature unit, which seeks up to HK$8.3 billion ($1.06 billion) in an initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong, has had an enthusiastic reception from retail investors. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s South Korean Content Restrictions May be Loosened

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As China and South Korean will resume normal relations, the unofficial restrictions on South Korean entertainment content, which started last year in August, may also be loosened. Read More

Yang Mi, Lu Han and Fan Bingbing Among Top Chinese Celebrities Driving Luxury Spending

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A new Alibaba report ranks the influence and commercial value of hip Chinese celebrities who are named by many luxury brands as local ambassadors.  Read More

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