Headlines from China: iQIYI’s Successful Release of Another Suspense Drama for Its Highly-Acclaimed ‘Mist Theater’

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iQiyi’s fifth suspense drama in its highly-acclaimed “Mist Theater” series—“The Long Night” is making headlines again. Read More

Video Streamer iQiyi Kicks Up Its Sports Game with FC Barcelona Tie-Up

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iQiyi Sports, a joint venture between Baidu-backed iQiyi and Super Sports Media, is teaming up with FC Barcelona to create a dedicated channel in China for the top-tier Spanish football club in the 2020/2021 season, the company said on Tuesday. Read More

Headlines from China: Taiwan Confirms Ban on Mainland Chinese Streaming Firms iQIYI and Tencent Video

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Taiwan has officially set to ban mainland Chinese streaming giants iQiyi and Tencent Video from operating in the region beginning from early September, following the revision of an existing law that will bar their local partners from providing services for them. Read More

Baidu-Backed Video Streamer iQiyi Probed by U.S. Regulator After Short Seller’s Report

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Baidu-backed video streaming service iQiyi disclosed that the U.S. securities regulator has requested financial records related to issues raised in an April report from short seller Wolfpack Research. Read More

Video Streamer iQiyi Eyeing Southeast Asian, Middle East Expansion, Executive Says

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Chinese video streaming giant iQiyi is deepening localization in Southeast Asia with plans to establish local teams in East Asia and the Middle East in future. Read More

Headlines from China: Unravel the Successful Formula of IQiyi’s ‘Light On Theater’ Initiative

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The fast growing popularity of “The Bad Kids”, a suspenseful drama series that makes headlines and generates wide discussions on the Internet, marks another successful release of Chinese streaming giant iQiyi’s “Light On Theater” initiative. Read More

Shares of Baidu-Backed iQiyi Jump After Reuters Reports Tencent Seeking Majority Stake

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Nasdaq-listed shares of Chinese video streaming service iQiyi closed up 25.9% on Tuesday after a Reuters report revealed that Tencent is looking to buy a stake in the company in which its rival Baidu is currently the majority shareholder. Read More

Headlines from China: Tencent Aims to Become Biggest Shareholder of IQiyi

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According to Reuters, Tencent Holdings Ltd is in talking with video streaming rival iQiyi in order to become its biggest shareholder. Read More

Chinese Video Giant iQiyi Hires Former Netflix Executive for Global Expansion

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The Nasdaq-listed Chinese video streaming giant has poached Kuek Yu-Chuang from its U.S. rival Netflix, hiring him as vice president of international business to oversee its strategic planning, marketing, business development and public affairs functions for its overseas businesses. Read More

Court Rules Against iQiyi for Charging Premium Subscribers Extra

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The Netflix-like video site had imposed a surcharge on its VIP users for advance screenings of a popular Chinese period drama. Read More


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