Posts Tagged ‘china’

China-U.K. Coproduction Treaty Takes Effect

March 3, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Deal is expected to give import quota exemption to more British films

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Chinese Variety Show Watched by Huge Local and Int’l Audience

February 21, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

China’s Spring Festival Gala is estimated to have been watched by some 450 million people.

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Berlin Film Review: ‘Big Father, Small Father’

February 15, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

In China, youths reportedly sell their kidneys to buy iPads; in Saigon, listless lads turn to sterilization to pay for mobiles, cameras or electric guitars.

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China Box Office: ‘Night at the Museum 3′ Beats ‘Miss Granny’ remake

January 13, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Night At The Museum 3” headed the Chinese box office with a $26.2 million week. It beat a strong Korean-Chinese opener “Twenties Once Again” (aka "Miss Granny").

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Angelina Jolie’s ‘Unbroken’ Sets China Release Date

January 9, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Film set to play to Chinese anti-Japanese sentiment

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Investors Add Further $160 Million to Wanda’s e-Commerce Push

January 5, 2015  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Two offshore Internet investment funds have paid a combined RMB1 billion ($163 million) for stakes in Wanda E-Commerce.

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China’s Wanda Adds Payment Services Company 99Bill

December 27, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Wanda Group, which controls AMC Cinemas and Wanda Cinema, has bought a controlling stake in 99Bill Corp, an electronic payments company.

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Jackie Chan’s Son Formally Charged With Drug Offenses

December 23, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

HONG KONG — Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee Chan has been formally charged with drug offenses in China, including sheltering other drug users. He faces a possible three years in jail. He was arrested in Beijing in August in the company of Taiwanese actor Kai Ko Chen-tung. Police later found over 100 grams of marijuana at... Read more

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China’s BesTV and Oriental Pearl Merge To Create New Media Giant

November 24, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Shanghai Media Group, a Chinese state-controlled conglomerate, has merged two of its listed subsidiaries to form a new group, that it claims will be the largest Internet media conglomerate in China. SMG is one of largest media and entertainment conglomerates in China and last week announced an expansion of its relationship with Disney. SMG is... Read more

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China’s ‘Black Coal’ Inks Historic Deal in Taiwan

November 21, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Berlin festival win exempts film from Taiwan's import restrictions.

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