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Macau casino shares fall as COVID-19 ravages China

Shares of three of Macau’s top casino operators fell an average of 9.4% as new quarantine rules for travelers from mainland China were introduced. [Image: Shutterstock.com] Stronger quarantine rules Shares of three of Macau’s six casino giants fell an average of 9.4% after the Hong Kong government enforced stricter quarantine rules for travelers in response […]

How long can China remain largely closed to international students?

Academics remain confident that international student flows to China will rebound despite its continued border closures, extensive quarantine regimes for those entering the country and a lack of broader measures to bring students back. In recent months, even as other nations have opened up – including cautious Japan, which will soon admit up to 7,000 […]

Asian markets fall after Putin sends troops to eastern Ukraine

BANGKOK — Stocks fell sharply in Asia on Tuesday after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered troops into breakaway regions of eastern Ukraine, suggesting a much-dreaded invasion may be underway. The Nikkei 225 NIK, -1.71% in Tokyo slipped 1.7% while Hang Seng HSI in Hong Kong, -2.69% plunged 3%. Kospi 180721 from South Korea, -1.35% lost […]


HONG KONG, January 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Akeso, Inc. (9926.HK) announces that Ligufalimab (CD47 monoclonal antibody, research and development code: AK117, the company’s independently developed new immuno-oncology drug) and Ivonescimab (PD- 1/VEGF Bispecific Antibody, Research and Development Code: AK112) has received approval from the Center for Drug Evaluation (CDE) of the National Medical Products Administration […]

Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou set to lead ‘low-key’ Olympic ceremony with ‘bold’ touch

BEIJING (Reuters) – Renowned Chinese director Zhang Yimou, who orchestrated the spectacular opening ceremony of the Beijing Summer Olympics in 2008, will reprise the role for next month’s Winter Games in the capital, officials said. organizers. Zhang, 71, promised a “totally ground-breaking” unveiling, while conceding the global pandemic and colder weather will limit its scale […]

New Year’s Eve 2021: Celebrations around the world amid concerns over Covid – live updates | World news

10:51 p.m. is 22:51 We have Ashanti and Ja Rule performing in Times Square. We are getting closer. Photograph: Hannah Beier / Reuters 22:42 is 22:42 An alarming but unfortunately important message in some parts of the world: Moms ask for action (@MomsDemand) Celebratory shots are no joke. Every year, innocent passers-by pay the price […]

China says Musk’s SpaceX satellites have approached his space station twice, endangering astronauts

In October, China sent three astronauts, including a woman. Hailed as China’s most prestigious and strategically important space project, the low-orbiting space station is said to be the country’s eye in the sky, providing a bird’s-eye view of the rest of the world. Once ready, China will be the only country to own a space […]

China cannot use sport as soft power for long. The 2022 Winter Olympics are doomed to fail

File photo of Xi Jinping in Beijing | Photographer: Qilai Shen | Bloomberg Text size: A- A + VShina has used sports for soft power purposes, but this could be coming to an end. US President Joe Biden is considering boycotting the Winter Olympics. Experts often wonder if China even exercises soft power as some […]

iQiyi Presents Global Chinese Films Programming for 2022

November 19, 2021 by TVA Editor | 0 Views iQiyi announced its 2021-2022 year-end lineup of new Chinese films and series that bring together award-winning stars such as Feng Xiaogang, Joan Chen, Simon Yam, Nick Cheung, Ethan Juan, Richie Jen, Wang Qianyuan and Wang Jingchun, such as as well as fan favorites Darren Wang, Li […]

US “vaccine passport” could do more harm than good

A child watches a nurse administer an injection of COVID-19 vaccine during an pop-up immunization event at Lynn Family Stadium on April 26, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky. [Photo/Agencies] The new coronavirus has already killed more than 4.94 million people and infected more than 244 million people worldwide. Countries must therefore put aside their geopolitical interests […]

‘Original’ COVID-19 is essentially gone – East Bay Times

The nocturnal intermediate horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus affinis), lives in caves and collects many diseases. Chinese researchers have said they have found a batch of new coronaviruses in bats, including one that may be the second closest to date, genetically, to the virus that causes the Covid-19 virus. (Shutterstock) Of course, you know alpha, beta, and […]

LA Chinese Film Festival Sponsor Seeks Inclusiveness With Name Change

Chinese in Entertainment, the nonprofit behind the Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival (LACFF), is changing its name to remove the word “Chinese” after internal discussions over the term’s political implications. After some introspectives, the team decided that the new name Sino Entertainment Association (SEA) would better align with its goal of championing inclusiveness and diversity. […]

Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival Special Virtual Panel “Documenting the Pandemic” |

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Chinese Film Festival (LACFF), presented by the association Chinese in entertainment, will host a special virtual panel “Documenting the pandemic” at 7:00 p.m. PST Friday April 23. Registration link for the panel:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lacff-special-virtual-panel-documenting-the-pandemic-tickets-151399083735 In 2020, numerous documentaries and investigative reports were made on the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic. To […]

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story is as much a Hollywood romantic drama as it is an action movie, Entertainment News

Though he plays fast and loose with the facts, the 1993 Hollywood biopic Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story is a nice watch. Directed by Rob Cohen, an established filmmaker who was neither an action specialist nor particularly familiar with martial arts films, Dragon takes up the spirit of the update of her book by Linda […]

Chinese cinema, Asian actors and directors earn historic Oscar nominations

A Chinese-language film and a director of Chinese descent, as well as several actors and another director of Asian descent, have something in common: They were all Oscar nominees this year. The 2019 teen drama “Better Days” was nominated in the International Feature Film category, with films from Denmark, Romania, Tunisia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. […]

‘My Indian Boyfriend’, an Indochinese film, is directed by a Telugu man – Telugu News

“My Indian Boyfriend” is a cross-cultural romantic drama directed by Telugu man Sri Kishore, who has previously been associated with films such as “Devi Sri Prasad” and “Sasesham”. Kishore is from Nalgonda. Recounting how an Indian and a Chinese woman from Hong Kong fall in love, the Chinese film is set to be released in […]

Enjoy 3 more films in a Chinese film series at SOPAC in South Orange – NJ NEXT

through NJ NEXT From the Orange Sud Performing Arts Center: The Cinémathèque: Chinese film series This new film series will explore important films from China. Each film will address the cultural and political aspect of the country, but above all the artistic and human content. A discussion follows the screening in the SOPAC Loft, 1 […]

Netflix acquires Chinese cinema master Yin Yang – the Hollywood reporter

Netflix has acquired the international streaming rights to the Chinese fantasy feature film Master Yin Yang, one of the major titles slated for release in the upcoming Chinese Lunar New Year box office deal. The film is an adaptation of the popular Chinese role-playing game Onmyoji, which itself is based on the successful fantasy novel […]

SL Huang’s new take on the most famous Chinese novel you will ever read in English: The Water Outlaw Announcement

Tordotcom Publishing is delighted to announce that the next book by Hugo Award winner SL Huang will be Water outlaws, an epic queer fantasy full of bandits, heroes and revolution inspired by the Chinese classic Water margin. Shi Nai’an’s sprawling 14th-century novel is one of the best-known Chinese literary works, spawning sequels, spinoffs, numerous adaptations, […]

More Than Blue Romantic Drama Star Suffers Corneal Abrasion Because She Cried Too Much, Entertainment News

Occupational risks. When you have to cry for hours on end, something will happen. For Taiwanese actress Gingle Wang, who stars on the upcoming TV series More Than Blue, it was about corneal abrasions. In a press interview for the show yesterday (September 22), the 22-year-old said: “My eyes got too dry from all the […]

How the Wuhan coronavirus infected the Chinese film industry

Just days ago, no one would have predicted that China’s most lucrative movie season was about to be interrupted by the growing epidemic of a new coronavirus which is now spreading rapidly across the country. and beyond. Variety examines how the box office of the world’s second-largest film market was disrupted by a public health […]

Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi launches “Chinese Film Week”

Photo CGTN Photo CGTN Several dozen moviegoers gathered on Monday evening on the University of Nairobi campus for the launch of the first-ever Chinese Film Week in Kenya. The five-day event runs through Friday and is organized in conjunction with the Chinese Embassy and the university’s Confucius Institute, which is Africa’s oldest. Ten carefully selected […]

Science Fiction: Chinese Movie Tickets Say “Only the Communist Party Can Save the Earth” | Taiwan News

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Images of tickets for Chinese science fiction film “The Wandering Earth” have surfaced on Chinese social media showing tickets for the film stating that only the Chinese Communist Party can save the planet. A few days after the film was released on February 5, images began to surface on the Chinese […]

50 Chinese film companies to watch in 2019 |

50 Chinese film companies to watch in 2019 2018 saw a further consolidation of the Chinese film industry. Some companies went out of business during this turbulent time while others became major players. WeChat media account yiqipaidianying took a look at local films coming out in 2019 and created a list of 50 film companies […]

Why Shi Nai’an’s 14th-century Chinese novel continues to get modern versions

The water margin, also known in French as Outlaw of the Marais Where All men are brothers, is one of the most powerful stories to emerge from China. The book, conventionally attributed to an otherwise obscure Yuan Dynasty figure called Shi Nai’an, takes the form of a tangle of stories tied around various heroic figures […]

Filmart 2018 Begins To Be An Eventful Time For Chinese Film Sales | New

As Filmart takes off, it has become clear that the Chinese film sales industry is going through a turbulent period right now, shaken by the twin forces of the booming Chinese box office and a declining market for foreign language films everywhere. elsewhere in the world. Recent changes affecting sales companies in Hong Kong include […]

China’s film industry is leading the way for a sci-fi blockbuster to become its own – The Hollywood Reporter

It’s an eternal question, and the implicit basis of just about every sci-fi movie ever made: What does the future hold? One of the safest answers these days – given most geopolitical indicators, as well as the makeup of the world’s population – is that it’s going to look a lot more like China. Still, […]

Top 10 Highest Paid Chinese Movie Stars Are All Men |

Jackie Chan, Chow Yun-fat and Andy Lau top the list. Chinese social media account WeChat Yiqipaidianying, which focuses on news from the film industry, published a list of China’s top 100 highest-paid artists. Here’s the top 10: It’s no surprise that Jackie Chan tops the list this year, making an average of 80 million yuan […]

Taiwanese actor withdrawn from Chinese cinema after political outcry | Movies

A Taiwanese actor has been removed from the lead role in a Chinese film due to his alleged support for Taiwanese independence – even though filming has already been completed. According to Variety, the team behind No Other Love, a romantic comedy movie directed by popular Chinese performer Zhao Wei (AKA Vicky Zhao), fired Leon […]

Chinese film “The Mermaid” breaks Chinese box office record

People attend a promotional event with Hong Kong star Stephen Chow for the movie, The Mermaid, in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China on February 17, 2016. REUTERS / China Daily SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese film “The Mermaid” broke Chinese box office record, surpassing locally produced “Monster Hunt” and Hollywood action film “Furious 7”, as domestic and […]

Fox International Channels to Co-Produce Chinese Film “Go Lala Go 2” – The Hollywood Reporter

Fox International Channels, which is part of 21 Century Fox has teamed up with Chinese film and television company New Classics Media to co-produce Go Lala Go 2, a romantic drama about the adventures of a young Chinese career woman. Directed by and performed Xu Jinglei, the first one Go Lala Go The film became […]

Chinese film ‘Tiny Times’ plans huge local box office opening – The Hollywood Reporter

HONG KONG – Regardless of its seemingly self-deprecating title: Chinese coming-of-age drama Small moments is set to become one of the nation’s biggest hits this year, and its creators go to extremes to ensure it opens with a bang. More than 600 simultaneous premieres will be held in China on Wednesday at 8 p.m. local […]

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