entertainment industry

From CDT Chinese: Top Ten Memes of 2021

Editor’s Note: As we enter 2022, CDT has compiled a special series of features for our readers, offering a look back at the people, events, controversies, memes and sensitive words that defined the past year. Some of this...

Chinese Joke About Lawyers Turns Out To Be All Too True

There’s a Chinese joke about lawyers that goes like this:  “You know you broke the law, right?” “Which law?” “Why, teaching the law is illegal!” [Editor’s note: It reads better in the original Chinese] The joke became reality...

Post-game Analysis: Making Sense of the Hu vs. Li Smackdown

Welcome to the post-game analysis of the Hu vs. Li smackdown that has occupied much of our attention over the last week. In one corner, we had Li Guangman, a relatively unknown blogger who rose to fame when his fiery essay about...

An Overture From China Is Yet to Win Hollywood

Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group is planning to expand its entertainment business into the United States, but boss Wang Jianlin’s ambitions of a share in mainstream Hollywood productions are not developing smoothly....

Modern Dance Comes to China

For most of the beginning of the 20th century, China focused on promoting ballet, folk dance, and traditional opera, but with the growing popularity of different dance styles, such as salsa and hip-hop, modern dance has also...

China to Open its Entertainment Industry to Taiwanese

From Bloomberg: China’s government plans to allow Taiwanese to set up and run entertainment businesses on the mainland, an official said at talks between the two sides. China is seeking to boost Taiwan’s entertainment industry...

Actress records alleged sexual harassment on blog – China Daily

From China Daily: China’s entertainment industry is facing another sex scandal as a 22-year-old actress claims a director of the China Central Television (CCTV) asked her to sleep with him in return for a role in the TV drama “Painter Village”. Xiao Qiong(ËÇñÁêº) said on her blog that director Yang Yichao hinted that she might […]

HK ent industry slams privacy violation – Xinhua News Agency

From Xinhua News Agency: Over 100 members of Hong Kong’s entertainment industry, including action superstar Jackie Chan, attended a televised event Monday, denouncing the publication of a pop star’s photos when she was changing clothes at backstage. Chan said the secretly taken photos of Gillian Chung Yan-tung, part of the Canto-pop duo Twin, would encourage […]



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