Tencent move creates hopes of open music2021-10-19
Termination of exclusive music copyright agreements by Tencent Holdings Ltd, a Chinese tech giant best known for its killer app WeChat and gaming portfolio, will pave the way for long-term healthy development of the music industry, industry experts said on Thursday.
Why China acts tough to limit online gaming for minors?2021-10-19
The Chinese government this week took a bold step against the malaise of gaming addiction, rolling out tough measures to limit the minors' gaming exposure, raising eyebrows and winning applause from home and abroad.
Chinese mobile game developers top global revenue list2021-10-19
A total of 36 Chinese game publishers found their way onto the July list of the top 100 global mobile game publishers in terms of revenue, accounting for 39.1 percent of the total revenue generated by the 100 firms on the global App Store and Google Play in July, according to mobile app data analysis firm Sensor Tower.
Entertainment and media sector to see robust growth in China2021-10-19
Total revenue of China's entertainment and media industry is estimated to be around $358.6 billion this year and should reach some $436.8 billion in 2025, with the compound annual growth rate reaching 5.1 percent, higher than the global rate of 4.6 percent, according to a new report from global accounting firm PwC.
More internet firms involved in cybersecurity investigation2021-10-19
The Cyberspace Administration of China announced on Monday that it has launched a cybersecurity probe into Boss Zhipin, a mobile recruitment app, and truck-hailing apps Yunmanman and Huochebang in accordance with laws and regulations to prevent data security risks, safeguard State security and protect public interests.
Holiday fuels China's performing arts industry2021-10-19
China's live performance industry has generated a total of 860 million yuan (about 132.5 million U.S. dollars) at the box office during the five-day May Day holiday, the China Association of Performing Arts said.
China sees growth in bookstores despite COVID-19 epidemic2021-10-19
China's physical bookstore industry withstood the stresses of the COVID-19 epidemic in 2020, with about 1,500 bricks-and-mortar bookstores shutting their doors but more than 4,000 new ones opening, according to new industry data.