Headlines from China: China’s Largest Online Retailer Seeks Esports Players with Enticing Offers

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On April 1, the Chinese government officially recognizes thirteen new professions, which include esports operators and esports players. On the same day, Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com’s esports club JDG posted job opportunities to seek highly skilled esports players. Read More

Headlines from China: Is “eSports X Streetwear” the New Trend? 

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eSports players, top teams and major competitions have become darlings of streetwear brands in recent years in China. Read More

Headlines from China: Should Beijing International Film Festival Change Its Dates As Well?

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Last year, the Academy for Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced that the 2020 Oscar award ceremony would take place on February 9, which then led many other film awards and festivals, such as Berlinale, BAFTA and Santa Barbara International Film Festival, to change their dates. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Sci-Fi Movie ‘The Wandering Earth’ to Open in North America in February

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The so-called first Chinese science-fiction blockbuster has been set to release in North America on February 8. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Film and TV Companies Repays $1.72 Billion in Back Taxes 

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This is the first step of China's crackdown on tax evasions in the entertainment industry. Read More

Agony and Ecstasy: China Wins First ‘League of Legends’ Title

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To China’s esports fans, they had been waiting for this moment for years. Never before has a Chinese team claimed the title of “League of Legends” world champion. Read More

On-Screen Athletes: Overnight at An Esports Marathon

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Fans supporting a Chinese team in an international final experience euphoric highs and knuckle-biting lows. Read More

Headlines from China: Chinese Box Office Hits Enter Golden Horse Awards

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A leaked list shows that several box office hits from mainland China have been selected into this year's Golden Horse Awards, the Chinese “Oscars.” Read More

Esports Becoming Big Business in the US and China

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A sweeping global phenomenon, esports’ total audience growth rose from 235 million in 2015 to 385 million in 2017, with an average revenue per fan amounting to $3.64. These numbers are only set to grow, with demand coming mostly from North America and the Asia Pacific region. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Pictures and Entertainment One to Co-produce ‘Peppa Pig’ Movie

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British cartoon character Peppa Pig will become the protagonist of an upcoming movie co-produced by Alibaba Pictures. Currently, Alibaba Pictures and Entertainment One, the IP rights holder of Peppa Pig, have registered the project as a co-production with China's film bureau. Read More