Inke, One of China’s Biggest Live Streaming Platform Goes Public in Hong Kong

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Chinese live streaming platform Inke formally launched its IPO and started trading on July 12th in Hong Kong. While many of 200+ smaller platforms died off after the market cooled down and regulations set in, Inke has become one of the most invested-in upstarts in the country. Read More

Chinese Game Live Streaming IPO Shows Speed of Development in the Industry

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Game streaming in China, along with other sectors of live streaming, is a fast-growing industry. Research report shows that China is currently the world’s largest gaming market. In 2017, the country had 646 million gamers and its numbers are estimated to grow to 917 million in 2022. Read More

iQiyi to Include FilmNation Content in Its Lineup

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On-demand video streaming platform iQiyi (爱奇艺) has inked an exclusive three-year deal with American independent film production company FilmNation, granting it exclusive rights to all of FilmNation’s content in mainland China. Read More

Nasdaq-Listed iQiyi Reports 57% Increase in Revenue

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Chinese on-demand video streaming platform iQiyi (爱奇艺) has reported a 57% year-on-year increase in revenue in its first financial report since its IPO. Read More

Headlines from China: China Now Has about 10,000 Movie Theaters

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According to data released by China’s film bureau, the number of movie theaters in mainland China was 9,965 as of March, 2018. These 9,965 movie theaters offer 54,165 screens, pipping the United States, which had about 45,000 screens as of 2017. Read More

Headlines from China: Nasdaq Welcomes ‘China’s Netflix’ iQiyi Today

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Today, iQiyi (IQ) rang the Nasdaq stock market opening bell in celebration of its IPO. Founded in 2010 by Chinese internet giant Baidu, iQiyi is one of the largest video-streaming platforms in China. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Video-Sharing Site Bilibili Officially Listed on Nasdaq

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Today, Nasdaq officially welcomes Bilibili (BILI), China's leading video-sharing platform for young generations, to trade in its stock market. Read More

Headlines from China: ‘The Three Body Problem’ is Better Off with Amazon? 

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After the Financial Times reported that Amazon might develop and produce three seasons of episodes based on Chinese sci-fi novel The Three Body Problem, Chinese netizens and sci-fi fans have been expressing their joy over such possibility. Read More

Headlines From China: Cultural And Entertainment Industry Trends In 2018

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With China’s "two sessions," the annual meetings of the national legislature and the top political advisory body opening in Beijing, and showbiz veterans attending the meetings, a few trends have emerged that will likely affect the Chinese cultural and entertainment industry this year. Read More

Headlines from China: Six Facts About China’s Small-Town Moviegoers

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100 youngsters from small-town China have been interviewed about their favorite movies and moviegoing habits, and here are the findings. Read More