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China's Luckin counts cost of Starbucks battle, looks to break even

Aug 15 2019

BEIJING Luckin Coffee turned in a bigger-than-expected loss as costs ballooned on store openings and heavy discounts aimed at competing with Starbucks , driving the Chinese firm's U.S.-listed stock down sharply on Wednesday.

Coach, Givenchy in hot water over China T-shirt row

Aug 12 2019

BEIJING/HONG KONG Chinese brand ambassadors of fashion labels from Coach to Givenchy have severed ties with the companies over products which they said violated China's sovereignty by identifying Hong Kong and Taiwan as countries. | Video

Coach, Givenchy in hot water over China T-shirt row

Aug 12 2019

BEIJING/HONG KONG, Aug 12 Chinese brand ambassadors of fashion labels from Coach to Givenchy have severed ties with the companies over products which they said violated China's sovereignty by identifying Hong Kong and Taiwan as countries.

China blocks movies, stars from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards

Aug 07 2019

BEIJING/TAIPEI China's film regulator on Wednesday said it was blocking the mainland movie industry from participating in Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards without a giving a reason, in the latest sign of rising tensions between Beijing and the self-ruled island.

China's Tencent talking to Vivendi about stake in Lady Gaga's label

Aug 06 2019

PARIS/BEIJING China's Tencent Holdings Ltd is in talks to buy up to 20% of Universal Music Group (UMG) from Vivendi SA , valuing the music label of Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande and the Beatles at around 30 billion euros ($34 billion), as both firms look to expand in a recovering global music market. | Video

RPT-'Homeland Dream': Chinese gaming giants unveil titles that play up patriotic values

Aug 05 2019

* Titles such as "Codename: South China Sea" unveiled at ChinaJoy

'Homeland Dream': Chinese gaming giants unveil titles that play up patriotic values

Aug 05 2019

SHANGHAI Chinese gaming companies, including giants Tencent and NetEase, unveiled new titles at an industry meet that show off socialist values and patriotic themes amid stricter state censorship and a push to back Communist Party propaganda.

Tencent, Nintendo to localize Switch games for China

Aug 02 2019

SHANGHAI Tencent and Nintendo said on Friday they were working together to localize the Japanese gaming firm's well-known Switch games for the Chinese market and set up a server through the Chinese company's cloud service.

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