Meet China’s Latest Unlikely Gay Icon

 /  Celebrity  / 
Tanned, curvy, glamorous, and “old” by idol standards at 25, the Shanghainese talent show contestant has taken China’s social media by storm. In particular, Wang has secured a firm fan base of gay men and feminists through her stint on “Produce 101.” Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Escape Plan 2: Hades’ Scores June 29 China Release

 /  Headlines From China  / 
"Escape Plan 2: Hades," an upcoming action film that stars Sylvester Stallone, Huang Xiaoming, and Dave Bautista, has been scheduled to release in China on June 29. Read More

Film Review: How Long Will I Love U

 /  Reviews  / 
Despite some lapses in the script, this Chinese time-travel farce has sufficient energy and charm to make it agreeable, sprightly, undemanding summer fare. Read More

Your Ultimate Guide to Chinese Film Screenings for June in NYC

 /  Guide  / 
At the beginning of each month, CFI posts a comprehensive list of Chinese film screenings in NYC. To help you better understand China through cinema, we include films that are made by Chinese filmmakers, set in China, or tell Chinese stories. Here is what to see in June. Read More

Headlines from China: Will Alibaba Reacquire Stake in Momo?

 /  Headlines From China  / 
More than one year ago, Alibaba sold down stakes in Momo four times and lost its position as the second largest shareholder. Momo's live streaming business then unexpectedly took off last year and brought the company significant amount of revenue. Read More

These 5 Business Applications Show VR Isn’t Dying

 /  Technology  / 
Subtle changes show that despite slowing media coverage, people are becoming more familiar with the concept of VR thanks to more affordable devices, better content, and the popularity of offline VR arcades. Read More

Fan Bingbing’s Leaked Contract Breaks the Chinese Internet

 /  Celebrity  / 
Actress’ studio says it may sue TV personality Cui Yongyuan for posting the private document. Read More

Headlines from China: Road Pictures CEO Talks About Acquisition Strategies at Cannes 

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Road Pictures acquired China rights to Japanese Director Hirokazu Kore-eda's Palme d’Or-wining "Shoplifters" as well as Lebanese film director Nadine Labaki's "Caprenaum" at this year's Cannes Film Festival. Read More

Can Live Streaming Make Money? Takeaways from Huya’s May IPO

 /  Opinion  / 
A recent PricewaterhouseCoopers report shows that the economic benefits of game live streaming should not be underestimated. Read More

China Trademarks – For a Few Characters More

 /  Legal  / 
Paramount Pictures could protect the Vin Diesel secret agent franchise “XXX” with a trademark registration, but the British band The XX and the seminal Los Angeles punk band X would be out of luck. Read More

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