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

How China’s Celebrity Pay Crackdown May Change the Brand-Celebrity Relationship

 /  Opinion  / 
Based on regulations that have been announced so far, Chinese celebrities will see an immense reduction in their entertainment industry paychecks. Experts believe the government’s attempt to regulate celebrity incomes is likely to change the luxury landscape. Read More

Headlines from China: Income Tax Rate For Chinese Celebrities Increased to 42%

 /  Headlines From China  / 
In light of the recent tax evasion scandals in the entertainment industry, Chinese authorities have set new income tax rate for celebrities effective on August 1. Read More

The 6 Female Instagram Stars Taking China By Storm

 /  People  / 
For big fashion houses like Gucci, Prada and Yves Saint Laurent, female influencers are essential in the celebrity-driven luxury goods market. Read More

Fan Bingbing’s Tax Scandal Uneasy for Foreign Luxury Brands

 /  News  / 
Tax evasion is a much more serious charge in China than in the West. As the gap between the rich and the poor widens in the country, the public’s tolerance for the tax evasion practice of a highly-paid figure like Fan is incredibly low. Read More