Fan Bing Bing’s International Business Lesson, Part 2

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Like pretty much everyone on this planet I’m a Fan Bing Bing fan. That partially explains why this is my second post on her. But really, more than anything, I view her situation as salubrious for those who conduct business internationally. Read More

Headlines from China: Fan Bingbing’s First Public Appearance in 2019 

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On April 22, actress Fan Bingbing attended the ceremony of streaming platform iQiyi's 9th anniversary. This is her first public appearance in 2019 after she was caught up in tax evasion scandal. Read More

Headlines from China: Fan Bingbing to Star in ‘355’ Despite Tax Evasion Scandal

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355 director Simon Kinberg confirmed in a recent interview that Fan Bingbing, as well as other female actresses announced earlier, will all appear in the movie. Read More

Scandal-Ridden Stars Must Compensate Studios for Money-Losing Films, Delegates Say

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One famous screenwriter, who is also a CPPCC delegate to China’s highest-level annual meetings going on this week, drafted a proposal with 30 other delegates to establish a “celebrity blacklist” to protect lawful interests of companies like Talent. Read More

Headlines from China: Fan Bingbing’s New Film to be Released?

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It remains to be seen if the film will make it to the big screen eventually. Read More

Film and TV in 2019: What Will China Be Watching?

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So — 2018 was a big one, but what films and TV shows can we expect to watch in the coming year? Read More

China Forms Online Gaming Ethics Commission

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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

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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

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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

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