Headlines from China: Wanda CEO Wang Jianlin and MPA’s Chairman Chris Dodd Meet at Wanda Headquarter

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On September 21, Wang Jianlin, CEO of Wanda Group, had a meeting at Wanda Group's headquarter with Chris Dodd, CEO and Chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America. Read More

Government Curbs Sink Overseas Investment in Property, Sports, Entertainment

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China’s outbound direct investment fell 41.8% year-on-year over the first eight months of 2017 in response to a government crackdown on overseas acquisitions in real estate, sports, and entertainment.  Read More

Headlines from China: Wanda Film to Continue Suspension of Trading, Requesting More Time for Assets Consolidation

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Wanda Film Holding Co plans to file a request to the Shenzhen Stock Exchange to continue the suspension of trading in its shares, as the company needs more time to prepare for its assets consolidation. Read More

What’s Next for Wanda?

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Something’s amiss when China’s richest man isn’t able to do overseas deals. Read More

Trending in China: Actress Sun Li Reveals Online Friendship with Jack Ma

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Movado brand ambassador and International Emmy nominee Sun Li revealed on Monday during a women and entrepreneurship conference that she and Jack Ma have been “online friends” for more than four years. Read More

TCB in RMB: Wanda Reports Half-Year Income Jump

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Dalian Wanda Group, China’s property, and entertainment giant, reported overall revenue of RMB 134.9 billion (US$19.8 billion) for the first six months of 2017, an increase of 12.4 percent year-on-year. Read More

China’s Biggest Movie Mogul Doesn’t Go to the Movies

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Wang Jianlin “only goes to the cinema once a year, with his mother," according to a Financial Times report this week which cited an associate of the Dalian Wanda Group CEO. Read More

Despite 2016 Slowdown, Wanda’s Zeng Predicts Strong China Cinema Growth

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The president of the world's largest cinema exhibitor said earlier this week that he expects the growth of China's cinema market to resume double-digit growth despite expanding less than four percent in 2016. Read More

What Everybody ‘Knows’ About Insta-Star Jing Tian

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In the vacuum left by the lack of a reliable independent press, Chinese gossip, with its penchant for detailed embellishment and invasive speculation can make TMZ look like The New York Review of Books. Add the Internet into the mix, and it goes to the next level, a web of conspiratorial, celebrity-denigrating innuendo that is wildly judgmental, sexist, and almost impossible to respond to. Read More

China Box Office: ‘Madame Bovary’ Wins Social Media Sparring

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A public spat between director Feng Xiaogang and Dalian Wanda Group boss Wang Jianlin didn't seem to have a negative impact on Feng's film's performance. Read More