China Forms Online Gaming Ethics Commission

 /  Game  / 
High-level regulatory activities have made 2018 a hard year for China’s entertainment industry. There are regular crackdowns on “inappropriate” content and the appointment of a brand-new regulatory body to oversee this the mobile entertainment economy. Read More

Film Association Criticizes Government Tax Clawback Plan

 /  News  / 
China’s film director association has criticized a possible government move to ask entertainment companies to pay previously waived taxes. Read More

How Fan Bingbing’s Scandal Affected Chinese Influencers’ Brand Perception

 /  Opinion  / 
As the dust settles, it is time to revisit how much impact Fan’s scandal has had on the brands that she endorsed. Read More

Headlines from China: Disney Gets Approval from China For Fox Deal

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Many have concerned that the deal would be challenged by the Chinese government, given the ongoing US-China trade war. Read More

Fan Bing Bing’s International Business Lesson

 /  Legal  / 
The simple and obvious bottom line here is that if you are going to be doing business in a foreign country it pays to do so legally. Read More

Movie Companies Flee En Masse From Desert Tax Haven

 /  Chinasplaining  / 
Stricter tax regulations and policy changes in Khorgos are driving out production houses once drawn in by the city’s generous tax breaks. Read More

Will Luxury Brands and Fans Forgive Chinese Superstar Fan Bingbing?

 /  Celebrity  / 
All these brands have not made official announcements regarding the star, but one Chinese media publication Daily Fashion News said today that several luxury brands had quietly cut ties with Fan, in particular naming Montblanc as ceasing the partnership. Read More

Headlines from China: Female Marvel Superhero Based On Chinese Star G.E.M. Unveiled 

 /  Headlines From China  / 
At the recent Stan Lee Comic Con in Shanghai, POW! Entertainment unveiled a new female superhero based on Chinese singer-songwriter Gloria Tang Tsz-kei, who is widely known by her stage name G.E.M. Read More

Headlines from China: Fan Bingbing Apologizes After Being Fined $130 M for Tax Evasion

 /  Headlines From China  / 
After Chinese actress Fan Bingbing disappeared from the public eye for over three months, Chinese authorities finally issued an official statement on her tax evasion case. Read More

Chinese Celebrities Given Social Responsibility Rankings

 /  Celebrity  / 
List from Beijing Normal University and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences puts ‘Dying to Survive’ actor at the top and the recently disappeared Fan Bingbing at the bottom. Read More