China Video Streaming — 10 Top Trends

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The pace of change is so rapid that it’s always hard to keep up with developments in China. Here’s what’s going on in video streaming in China right now. 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

Headlines from China: A Look At Major Online Sports Channels in China

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Over the past few years, China's online sports networks experienced ups and downs. Boosted by the 2018 World Cup,  investors seem to have regained interest in this area. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent’s E-book Unit to Acquire New Classics Media for Up to $2.25 B

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On August 13, Tencent's e-book unit China Literature announces that the company is in a deal to acquire film & TV production company New Classics Media (NCM) for up to $2.25 billion. Upon completion of the acquisition, New Classics Media will become China Literature's wholly-owned subsidiary. Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Group’s New Membership Program Aims to Boost Market Share in Digital Entertainment 

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Similar to Amazon Prime in the US, Alibaba's new membership package aims to encourage customer loyalty and bring consumers from its e-commerce sites to its digital entertainment platforms. Read More

Youku and Migu Video Post Viewing Numbers From This Year’s World Cup

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As France won its second World Cup after beating Croatia on July 15, Chinese video streamers are also busy celebrating their soaring viewerships. Read More

Headlines from China: Huayi Brothers’ Pledge of Stock Rights Triggers Rumors

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Although share pledge is considered a normal approach employed by many giant companies while raising funds in the capital market, some people regard Huayi Brothers' move as a bad signal as the tax evasion crisis is still rumbling on. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Releases Q1 2018 Financial Report

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This week, Tencent released the company's Q1 2018 financial report. According to the report, the company's total revenue during the reporting period was 73.53 Billion ($11.53 Billion), a 48 percent jump compared to the same period last year. Read More

Headlines from China: A Look at Leading Chinese Video Platforms’ Content Strategies

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Recently, leading Chinese video platforms, including Youku, iQiyi, and Tencent Video, released their 2018 slates of TV series and variety shows. Here are some trends and content strategies identified based on the released information. Read More

Is ‘Beijing Women’s Manual’ Realistic About Sexism and the City?

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Critics say Chinese TV remake depicts its heroine as master of none and mistress of all. Read More