China's central government is hatching plans for its media organizations to become global superpowers to fit the country's growing status.
Singapore's Media Development Authority has appointed seven new members to its 16-person board.
ESun, which owns film production house Media Asia, has canceled a share issue that had been blocked by San Francisco-based investor Passport Capital.
BBC Worldwide Prods. India has been commissioned by Sony Entertainment Television to produce seasons three and four of "Dancing With the Stars," a retooling of the hit BBC format "Strictly Come…
Hong Kong cable network operator I-Cable on Friday became the latest company to show the scars of the global economic slowdown when it issued a profits warning.
Chinese movie producer and distributor Huayi Bros. is suing five websites for carrying illegal online copies of "If You Are the One," helmer Feng Xiaogang's hit movie, which is still in theaters.
Warner Bros. said Thursday that it will step up anti-piracy activities to protect next week's upcoming "Chandni Chowk to China," the conglom's second Bollywood movie.
Germany's international TV service Deutsche Welle is to launch a second dedicated Asian channel from March.
With the exceptions of Japan and India, Asia's first box office weekend of 2009 was dominated by two new releases -- sexy Korean drama "Frozen Flower" and Disney family comedy "Bedtime Stories."
Wall Street investment fund Passport Capital is blocking a share dilution by eSun, the holding company that owns Hong Kong film producer Media Asia.
An estimated 3,000 people marked the New Year with a protest march Thursday concerning political interference in Taiwan's public TV service.