Entertainment

China Asks Actors, Directors to Check Tax Returns in Yin Yang Probe

China Asks Actors, Directors to Check Tax Returns in Yin Yang Probe

China's duties regulator has stepped up supervision to cope with the supposedly common practice of tax evasion in the entertainment…

Oct 18, 2018
Chen Hanci
China's Silver Screen Sieves Over USD7 Billion This Year in Speed Record

China's Silver Screen Sieves Over USD7 Billion This Year in Speed Record

China's overall box office has crested CNY50 billion (USD7.25 billion) this year to set a record for the time taken…

Oct 10, 2018
Xu Wei
China to Ban Foreign TV Shows During Primetime Hours

China to Ban Foreign TV Shows During Primetime Hours

Chinese regulators have set out plans to ban the broadcasting of foreign television shows and radio programs during the primetime hours of 7.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. each day.

Sep 21, 2018
Liao Shumin
Peppa Pig Tackles China’s Bad Faith Trademark Registrations

Peppa Pig Tackles China’s Bad Faith Trademark Registrations

Peppa Pig is facing the most serious threat of infringement since her emergence, which is inflicting significant damage to the revenue and reputation of the global brand.

Sep 14, 2018
China’s Second Legoland to Rise Up in Hainan

China’s Second Legoland to Rise Up in Hainan

International amusement park heavyweight Merlin Entertainments will team up with a local partner to build China’s second Legoland in the southern island province of Hainan.

Sep 7, 2018
Chen Juan
New Zealand Children’s TV Show Set For China Debut

New Zealand Children’s TV Show Set For China Debut

Kiddets, a 52-episode cartoon co-produced by Chinese and New Zealand firms, has received the greenlight from regulators to air in China this year.

Sep 5, 2018
Tang Shihua
Leading Chinese Video Sites Cap TV Stars' Salaries at USD7.25 Million Per Series

Leading Chinese Video Sites Cap TV Stars' Salaries at USD7.25 Million Per Series

China has finally set caps on celebrity pay, mandating that performers may not be paid more than CNY50 million (USD7.25…

Aug 14, 2018
He Tianjiao
Bytedance to Merge Tik Tok, Musical.ly in Bid for Global Dominance

Bytedance to Merge Tik Tok, Musical.ly in Bid for Global Dominance

Chinese firm Bytedance Technology will bring two of its leading international mobile apps together under a single brand in an effort to hold onto to its dominance globally.

Aug 2, 2018
Liu Jing & Liao Shumin
NESO 2018 Finals Will Be Held in December in Southwest China

NESO 2018 Finals Will Be Held in December in Southwest China

Finals of the National Electronic Sports Open (NESO) 2018 are slated to be held this December in Chengdu in China’s…

Jul 30, 2018
Liao Shumin
China Halts Tik Tok Advertising Over Mocking of Martyr

China Halts Tik Tok Advertising Over Mocking of Martyr

Chinese authorities have suspended Tik Tok’s domestic advertising business after the country’s leading short-video platform ran afoul of a recently…

Jul 9, 2018
Xu Zuwei & Liao Shumin
China’s TV Talent Shows Demonstrate Commercial Value of Idol Industry

China’s TV Talent Shows Demonstrate Commercial Value of Idol Industry

The finale of Produce 101, China’s most popular girls’ talent show this summer, aired this past weekend. Over the past…

Jun 26, 2018
Gao Haibo & Ye Yuchen
Chinese Perfectionist Director Jiang Wen Makes Movies to 'Escape'

Chinese Perfectionist Director Jiang Wen Makes Movies to 'Escape'

Chinese director Jiang Wen, the head of the jury for awarding Golden Goblets at Shanghai International Film Festival this year,…

Jun 22, 2018
Ge Yiting

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