Weibo Drops Ranking Lists to Counter Celebrity Culture

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The microblogging platform said the move was necessary to rein in “irrational support” by hardcore fans. Read More

Headlines From China: Asian Shadows Picks Up Venice Days Opener ‘Shen Kong’

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Asian Shadows has picked up international rights to Chen Guan’s "Shen Kong," which will premiere as the opening film of Venice Days at this year’s Venice Film Festival. Read More

Headlines From China: iQIYI Original Interactive VR Film ‘The Final Wish’ Shortlisted for Award at 78th Venice International Film Festival

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iQIYI today announced that its original interactive virtual reality (VR) film "The Final Wish" has been shortlisted at 78th Venice International Film Festival. Read More

TikTok Overtakes Facebook as the World’s Most Downloaded App

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TikTok tops the list of social media providers in a global survey of downloads in 2020.  Read More

Have China’s ‘Traffic Stars’ Become Toxic For Beauty Brands?

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In China’s unique and intense fandom culture, beauty brands are especially attuned to fast-track rising stars from TV shows, quickly appointing them brand ambassadors. Read More

Headlines From China: Beijing Film Festival, Chinese Blockbuster ‘Battle at Lake Changjin’ Postponed Due to COVID Resurgence

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China Film Administration said on Thursday that cinemas across the country should cap their attendance at 75% of capacity in low-risk areas. Read More

Investors Sweat As China Cracks Down On Private Businesses

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China’s big tech companies cannot seem to catch a break. Read More

Headlines From China: How MCM Is Winning Over Chinese Shoppers Via Youth Culture

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MCM was the most telling example of logomania hype among Chinese millennials. Read More

Headlines From China: Director Chen Kaige’s Son Drops U.S. for Chinese Citizenship, Signaling Growing Allure of the China Market

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Chinese director Chen Kaige’s U.S.-born son Arthur Chen Feiyu has swapped his American citizenship for a Chinese one. Read More

What the Kris Wu Scandal Says About China

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China’s most beloved idol Kris Wu was detained by Beijing police for alleged sexual misconduct, and his social media accounts have been suspended. Read More

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