Headlines from China: Tencent’s WeTV Partners with BEC World to Distribute Thai Dramas

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Tencent Video's international streaming platform WeTV has formed a strategic partnership with BEC World, the operator of Thailand Television Channel 3, to exclusively stream drama series produced by Channel 3 in 2020. Read More

Bytedance’s Douyin Reaches 400 Million Users

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Bytedance’s short video app Douyin has surpassed 400 million daily active users (DAU), according to its 2019 annual report released on Sunday. Read More

China’s Hottest TV Show Right Now is Striving to Provide Space for Mainstream Debate

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"I Can I BB" is more than a debate competition -- it's a forum to organize discussion around topics that preoccupy its huge audience of Chinese millennials. Read More

Why China’s Cancer Patients Are Sharing Their Lives on Douyin

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Livestreaming platforms offer young patients a source of support, a sense of community, and the chance to redefine themselves. Read More

Bilibili Notches Q3 Revenue Beat, But Losses Widen as Expansion Takes Hold

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The platform is broadening beyond its ACG roots to online learning and music. Read More

Kuaishou Launches Curated Short Video App Taizan

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In addition to boosting daily active users (DAUs) of its main app, Kuaishou has been actively building out its content ecosystem to compete with Bytedance. Read More

Tencent Resumes NBA Preseason Broadcasts After Brief Suspension

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The game suspension started on Oct 8 and lasted just five days. Read More

China’s State TV Network Cancels All NBA Broadcasts

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The announcement follows the NBA commissioner’s freedom of speech defense of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey, who has been under fire since tweeting his support for the Hong Kong protests last week. Read More

Here’s What Chinese Netizens Were Streaming This Summer

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In a land without Netflix, these are the shows and video platforms that put up the numbers over the summer months. Read More

Targeting China’s Generation Z? The Cool Kids are on Bilibili

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For brands wondering what they’re missing, here’s a clue: Bilibili is more than just a place where young Chinese consumers watch anime. Read More