Posts Tagged ‘china’

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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India’s Viacom 18 Teams with China’s Taihe for Jackie Chan’s ‘Kung-Fu Yoga’

November 21, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Indian studio Viacom 18 has signed a letter of intent with Chinese companies Taihe Entertainment Corporation and Shinework Media to co-produce “Kung-Fu Yoga”.

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Shanghai Disney Resort to Offer Bespoke Attractions, Chinese ‘Lion King’ Premiere

November 14, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

New theme park will include Disneytown and Toy Story Hotel

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Warner Music Strikes Distribution Deal With China’s Tencent

November 13, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

Warner Music has signed a major agreement with Chinese Internet giant Tencent.

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Nicolas Cage’s ‘Outcast’ Gets China Relaunch, eOne as U.S. Distributor (EXCLUSIVE)

November 4, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

“Outcast,” the Chinese-made Nicolas Cage-starring period action movie, is to get a near simultaneous release in the world’s two biggest theatrical markets in early 2015 – some four months after its mainland China outing was thwarted. The film, directed by former cinematographer Nick Powell, will be released in China in January next year and in... Read more

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China’s Baidu Sees Profit Growth at 27%

October 30, 2014  |  Variety  |  No Comments

HONG KONG – Baidu, China’s search engine giant, saw net earnings grow by 27% in the third quarter, less than stock market forecasts, as revenues rose by 52%. Total revenues in the third quarter of 2014 were RMB13.5 billion ($2.20 billion) in the three months to end of September. Net attributable income was RMB3.88 billion... Read more

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