China-Censored Version of ‘Alien: Covenant’ Has Next to No Alien in It

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Chinese news is reporting that Ridley Scott's sequel to the long-running Alien franchise is six minutes shorter than the international version. Read More

China Closes Social Media Accounts from Top Outlets, including Harper’s Bazaar

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The country’s biggest internet companies, including Baidu, Tencent, Youku and NetEase were ordered to shut down accounts that offered celebrity news and gossip. Read More

‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ Passes China Censorship

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Luc Besson’s sci-fi movie Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, reportedly France’s biggest-budgeted production ever, has been approved for cinemas in China, according to sources familiar with the matter, but a release date has yet to be announced. Read More

Chinasplaining: Is Hong Kong China?

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The differences in governance, language, and society between Hong Kong and the rest of China, along with naming conventions, can be confusing. So, is Hong Kong part of China? 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

STX Entertainment CEO Hints at IPO

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STX Entertainment, the Hollywood start-up studio backed by Chinese investors, could be headed for an IPO to help the company expand more aggressively in the near future. Read More

Tag Heuer Names Angelababy Brand Ambassador, Shrugs Off Dior Controversy

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The Angelababy-Tag Heuer collaboration follows closely on the heels of a similar partnership she had with the Parisian fashion house Christian Dior in May, which became controversial after it attracted swaths of negative reviews on social media. Read More

China’s Censors Tighten Oversight Of Online Video Sector

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Chinese regulators are tightening their oversight of online video, requiring video streaming content to pass through the same censorship process as traditional media. Read More

‘Pokémon’ To Hit Chinese Cinema Screens For The First Time In 20 Years

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Pokémon, the iconic Japanese animation franchise with a global following, looks set to hit Chinese cinema screens for the first time in 20 years as relations between China and Japan continue to thaw. Read More