China claims it is making progress in the war against piracy, citing 3,250 criminal prosecutions for violating intellectual property rights rules in the first 11 months of 2005, up 28% on the same…
Thousands of Chinese troops wearing full battle gear, getting ready to rumble, is a formidable sight, but it's one that auds are getting used to as China's big-budget movies become more popular…
Jackie Chan has started shooting his latest kung-fu comedy, tentatively titled “BB” or “Baby,” in Hong Kong with local helmer Benny Chan. Production kicked off before the recent announcement of the…
Beijing is inviting co-productions as a way for westerners to get around the strict quota that allows just 20 foreign films into China each year. But the lure of cheap production overheads is offset…
The Chinese government has published new rules aimed at boosting the performing arts by allowing more private involvement in the sector and encouraging growth in markets outside China. The new…
The Discovery Channel is expanding in China and mulling making skeins for local viewers.
Shanghai Media Group and the Shanghai unit of China Telecom have launched the country's first commercial Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) service in two districts of China's biggest city.
China Film has unveiled "Yun shui yao" (Cloud Water Song) as its biggest production for 2006, a saga spanning the 50-year schism between China and Taiwan.
The boy wizard has cast his spell on Chinese auds. "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" has taken in $8.21 million at the box office in just 10 days and looks to be the biggest imported film in…
China is planning a major education drive to help boost awareness of piracy and intellectual property rights, starting in primary schools. President Hu Jintao promised visiting President George W…