International Supermodel Liu Wen Becomes JD’s New Ambassador

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In a bid to compete with cross-border commerce rivals, including Tmall Global and Xiaohongshu, has appointed international supermodel Liu Wen as its new ambassador.  Read More

The Top 10 Male Chinese Actors That You Should Know

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In January 2021, "Star Power List," a popular social media account under Shanghai Zixiao Cultural Media Center, announced its list of the top 10 male actors in 2020. Read More

An Ode to Shanghai’s Television Golden Age

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The city is practically made for TV. So why do televised portrayals always make it seem so drab and lifeless? Read More

The Unbearable Likeness of Being: The Story of ‘Little Jack Ma’

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Fan Xiaoqin became an instant online child star for looking like Jack Ma. Now, that fame has faded and so has the wealth it once promised. What’s left is an innocence lost and a childhood compromised. Read More

Under Pressure From Advocates, WeChat Emoji Quits Smoking

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An iconic emoji on China’s most widely used social network has given up smoking. Read More

The Rise of a Chinese Rural Poet on Video Platform Kuaishou

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Han Shimei has lived an isolated life full of disappointment, but has found new purpose writing poetry on a video-sharing app. Read More

Headlines From China: ‘Tom and Jerry’ Set As First Foreign Film to Hit China Post-Chinese New Year

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Warner Brothers’ live action-animation hybrid film “Tom and Jerry” has quietly locked in a Feb. 26 release date in China, which will make it the first foreign film to hit theaters in the wake of the Chinese New Year. Read More

‘Hi, Mom’ Is a Hit, but Netizens Are Divided Over Titular Character

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The time-travel comedy was one of the highest-grossing films over China’s weeklong Lunar New Year holiday. Read More

Brand Film Highlights for the Year of the Ox

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Releasing short films for the Spring Festival is a tried and tested way for brands to connect with Chinese consumers in celebrating the country’s biggest holiday, and this year’s relatively long lead-up to the Lunar New Year, which began on February 12, gave rise to a flurry of notable creative efforts in the genre. Read More

News From China: Box Office Boom, Staycation Spring Festival Economy

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China’s box office roars back to full speed. Even with theater capacity limited to reduce the spread of illness, the first days of the Year of the Ox saw some record-breaking box-office performances. Read More