The Stars Who Vanished from China’s Live-streaming Galaxy

 /  Streaming  / 
Pay close attention to China’s live-streaming scene, and you’ll notice that several stars vanished in 2018, leaving no trace on the platforms where they used to perform. Read More

Films Not to Miss at This Year’s Beijing International Film Fest, Apr 13-20

 /  Guide  / 
The lineup for the ninth Beijing International Film Festival has just been announced, and as with past years, it spans Hollywood classics, special programs that pay tribute to acclaimed directors, and a selection of documentaries. Read More

Headlines from China: Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying Endorses ‘The Wandering Earth’

 /  Headlines From China  / 
At a regular news briefing on February 13, China's foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying encourages a journalist to check out "The Wandering Earth." Read More

Headlines from China: Alibaba Entertainment Executive Yang Weidong Being Investigated

 /  Headlines From China  / 
On December 4, Alibaba Digital and Entertainment Group released a statement, announcing that Fan Luyuan is appointed as the new CEO of Alibaba's video platform Youku, as Youku's current head Yang Weidong is being investigated by the police. Read More

What Reality Show 101 Tells Us About Contemporary Femininity in China

 /  Opinion  / 
In contemporary China, sassy idols like singer Wang Ju – also referred to as “the Chinese Beyonce” – are garnering attention for embodying the rise of female empowerment. Read More

These Over 70s Influencers Take Chinese Millennials by Storm

 /  Entertainment Marketing  / 
Fashion magazine Marie Claire China‘s recent campaign aims to demonstrate the power of mature, silver generation influencers. Read More

Headlines from China: Huang Xiaoming Caught Up in Stock Manipulation Scandal 

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Chinese actor Huang Xiaoming, who recently starred in "Escape Plan 2" alongside Sylvester Stallone, has been caught up in a scandal over stock manipulation. Read More

Headlines from China: Fan Bingbing Banned from Travelling Abroad Amid Tax Evasion Investigation

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Recently, local police in Jiang Su province started investigations against top Chinese actress Fan Bingbing for alleged tax evasion and involvement in “Yin-Yang Contracts.” Read More

Headlines from China: ‘Dying to Survive’ Crosses $45.2 Million On Opening Day 

 /  Headlines From China  / 
Chinese comedy-drama film Dying to Survive opened on July 5 with 51% of screen share. As of 8 p.m. (Beijing Time), the film has earned over 300 million yuan ($45.2 million). Read More

Alibaba Props up Its Gaming Unit by Acquiring Rights to Travel Frog

 /  Game  / 
Alibaba is serious about challenging Tencent and NetEase in the gaming arena and Travel Frog is another step in that direction. Read More

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