China’s Live Streaming Boom Spawns Online Celebrity Agent Industry

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Getting set up with a live streaming account and filming content for audiences might only take a few minutes, but to become a Chinese internet celebrity is much more complex. Read More

Wanda to Partner with South Korea’s CJ CGV?

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Wanda Cinema Line, China’s biggest movie-theater operator, is in talks with CJ CGV, South Korea's largest movie theater chain, possibly with a view to partnering up in China. Read More

Shanghai Film Shares Rise on IPO

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Shanghai Film Group saw its stock prices climb 44 percent on its first day of trading Wednesday, just one week after China Film Co. did the same in its own IPO. Read More

Filmmaker Tsai Ming-liang Takes Down Piracy Site

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Director Tsai Ming-liang struck a blow against piracy in the world’s second-largest film market on Tuesday, forcing the takedown of a file sharing website. Read More

Virtual Reality Arcades Are Booming In Shanghai

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China has a well-documented fascination with VR, and while top-of-the-line headsets are still too pricey for average consumers, VR arcades are cropping up to fill the gap. Read More

Will Netflix Ever Go to China?

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Netflix has not entered the Chinese market, and unless it changes its business strategy or China changes its approach to regulating content and Internet streaming, it probably will not be doing so soon. Read More

Two Entertainment IPOs Land Large: China Film Co. and Omnijoi

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CFC's listing was the biggest, most anticipated in China's booming entertainment sector, with shares rising the daily allowed maximum of 44%. Read More

Alibaba, HTC Announce Virtual Reality Partnership

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Chinese tech giant Alibaba’s cloud computing division Alicloud and Taiwan device maker HTC announced a strategic alliance in virtual reality on Tuesday. Read More

Xiaomi Reveals Its VR Headset

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China is obsessed with Virtual Reality, and smartphone giant Xiaomi is not about to be left behind. Read More

Can China’s Internet Celebrities Gain International Stardom?

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Having received a joint investment of over US$1 million, Papi Jiang is considered one of China’s most successful internet celebrities, or wang hong (网红). Globally, she still has a long way to go. Read More

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