China Puts Down ‘Overly Entertaining’ Shows Ahead of Anniversary

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China’s television regulator banned broadcasters from showing any costume or pop idol dramas that are “overly entertaining” in advance of the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic on Oct. 1. Read More

Headlines from China: Will 5G Technology Change the Landscape of Online Streaming?

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At a recent industry conference in Chengdu, top executives from China's video streaming sector talked about the possible changes 5G would bring to their businesses. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Video Saw Almost Zero Growth in Q1

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Tencent's online video streaming unit Tencent Video saw almost zero growth in new subscriptions or advertising income in Q1. Read More

Headlines from China: The Latest Chinese Food Documentary You Should Check Out 

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Titled "Breakfast in China," this documentary takes audiences on a journey to find the most popular local breakfast dishes at morning markets across China. Read More

Headlines from China: China’s Netflix Brings Streaming Services to Hotels in Thailand

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The new service targeting Chinese travelers is made possible through iQiyi's partnership with Thai telecommunications operator AIS and China Unicom Global Limited. Read More

Headlines from China: Will Milk Tea Save the Film Exhibition Business in China?

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Will milk tea, the most popular beverage in China, help Chinese cinemas increase revenue? Read More

Headlines from China: A Look At Chinese Video Platforms’ 2019 Slates

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As the Chinese entertainment sector has been having a bumpy ride in 2018, China's online video platforms have learned to curate the 2019 slates with a cautious mind. Read More

Digital Platforms Allow Adult Animation To Shine In China

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It is notable how much of the emerging content is using animation to tell stories with adult themes. It’s a new development in a country where until now, animation has been firmly seen as a children’s medium. Read More

Launch of Big New Romance on Tencent Video Marred by Advertising Bug

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"Ruyi’s Royal Love in the Palace" is the first work China Literature will have to report to shareholders after having agreed to complete the acquisition. This will also be a way for Tencent practice to diversify its earnings portfolio. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Delivers Drop in Profit and Growth in Online Video in Q2

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On August 15, Chinese tech giant Tencent released the company's unaudited Q2 financial report. According to the report, the company saw significant growth in Q2 with total revenue up 30% year-on-year to $10.7 billion. However, net profit dropped 2% to $2.7 billion. Read More