Headlines from China: Wang Xiaohui Named Head of China Film Bureau 

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It was announced on May 24 (Beijing Time) that Wang Xiaohui had been named Head of China Film Bureau. Previously a government agency, the Film Bureau became a part of the publicity department of the communist party in March this year as a part of China's government restructuring. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Releases Q1 2018 Financial Report

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This week, Tencent released the company's Q1 2018 financial report. According to the report, the company's total revenue during the reporting period was 73.53 Billion ($11.53 Billion), a 48 percent jump compared to the same period last year. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Video-Sharing Site Bilibili Officially Listed on Nasdaq

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Today, Nasdaq officially welcomes Bilibili (BILI), China's leading video-sharing platform for young generations, to trade in its stock market. Read More

Headlines from China: Indian-Chinese Co-production Makes Economic Sense Says Chinese Official

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After "Dangal" became a smash hit last year, "Secret Superstar" blazes new trail for Indian cinema in China as the first revenue-sharing import. What’s on the horizon is the first Indian-Chinese co-production "The Zookeeper," which will be directed by the director of "Bajrangi Bhaijaan" Kabir Khan. Read More

YY’s E-sports Video Streaming Arm Huya Files for US IPO

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Chinese live streaming company YY is planning to spin off its gaming streaming unit Huya for an independent IPO. The company has submitted a draft registration statement on a confidential basis to the US Securities and Exchange Committee for a possible listing in the US market. Read More

Headlines From China: Cultural And Entertainment Industry Trends In 2018

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With China’s "two sessions," the annual meetings of the national legislature and the top political advisory body opening in Beijing, and showbiz veterans attending the meetings, a few trends have emerged that will likely affect the Chinese cultural and entertainment industry this year. Read More

Short Video App Caught Red-handed Stealing Content

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Qihoo 360’s new video streaming platform Kuaishipin (快视频 translated roughly to ‘fast video’) issued an official apology on Weibo to Bilibili creators today over the recent content theft allegations. Read More

Fans Prepare to Farewell AcFun, China’s Video-Streaming Pioneer

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With coffers drying up, some longtime users are holding out hope for an Alibaba-backed resurgence. Read More

Are the Good Times Over? Video Site AcFun Goes Offline (Again)

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First and formerly foremost ACG (anime, comic, games) video site, AcFun, has gone offline again following rumors that it was struggling to pay the bills. Read More

Headlines from China: Bilibili Getting Ready for US IPO with Cornerstone Investments

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Although Bilibili is a leading video site in China, most people in the west are unfamiliar with this brand. By securing cornerstone investments, Bilibili hopes to increase American investors' confidence in the company. Read More