Alibaba Pictures Group Launches Talent Agency

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Alibaba Pictures Group is launching a new talent agency and a “variety show production and distribution” company, according to a new filing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Read More

Headlines from China: Is This Real Estate Company Trying to Replace Wanda in the Entertainment Industry?

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Will Evergrande Group, a real estate company with big ambitions to conquer the entertainment market, replace Wanda one day? Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Pictures to Release New Digital Entertainment Platform

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On August 4, Alibaba Pictures announced it will release a new digital entertainment platform for IP rights holders to connect with each other. Read More

Alibaba Pictures Names Fan Luyuan CEO

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Alibaba Pictures Group has appointed Fan Luyuan, who comes from Alipay, as the CEO and chairman of the company’s executive committee. Read More

Alibaba Increases Stake in Tao Piao Piao, Gets Closer to Entertainment Ecosystem

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Alibaba Pictures said that it will increase its stake in online ticketing platform Tao Piao Piao for 1.3 billion yuan and further its goal of building an entertainment ecosystem. Read More

TCB in RMB: Wanda Reports Half-Year Income Jump

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Dalian Wanda Group, China’s property, and entertainment giant, reported overall revenue of RMB 134.9 billion (US$19.8 billion) for the first six months of 2017, an increase of 12.4 percent year-on-year. Read More

Alibaba Buys Indian Ticketing Company TicketNew

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Alibaba Group’s entertainment arm Alibaba Pictures Group has acquired a majority stake in Indian online ticketing platform TicketNew for an undisclosed amount, marking a further push into entertainment by the firm. Read More

10 of the Best Performing Chinese Tech Companies in Q1

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Major listed Chinese tech firms have released their latest quarterly results, and most of them delivered strong performances. Here’s a roundup of some of the top performers, including BAT, JD, Weibo, and Momo. Read More

China’s Mobile Video Sector Will Soon Pass 1 Billion Monthly Active Users

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Adding together online video content, live streaming, and short videos, the category grew 35.6% year on year in March to almost 920 million MAU. There was an increase of over 12 million users just from February to March, more than the entire population of Belgium. Read More

Wanda Cinema Line to Go Head to Head with Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent in Online Video

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China’s already crowded online video streaming market looks set to have a new challenger with Wanda Cinema Line, the theatrical exhibition arm of Chinese property development giant Dalian Wanda, set to launch its own video streaming website this year. Read More