Media of the People's Republic of China

  1. China's Media Regulators Silence TV Singing Contests

    July 31, 2013 4:57 AM EDT China’s media regulators have ordered the country’s satellite television stations to stop producing new singing-contest programs and to cut down on melodramatic elements of those currently airing. Chinese authorities are “controlling the total n ...

  2. China iPod Libel Claim Slashed

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A Taiwan-funded company has slashed a libel claim against two Shanghai journalists, who said workers at a plant making iPods were mistreated, from 30 million yuan ($3.77 million) to just 1 yuan, Xinhu A Taiwan-funded company has slashed a libel cl ...

  3. Apple Works On Labor Issue At iPod Plant

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT More than 50 million iPods have been sold since 2001. Apple Computer Inc. said Wednesday (Aug. 30) it was working to resolve a dispute over alleged labor abuses by an iPod manufacturer in China. Hongfujin Precision Industry Co., a major exporter o ...

  4. Warner Music Wins Copyright Suit

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A local arm of U.S.-based Warner Music has won a lawsuit against a Chinese karaoke firm that played its music videos without permission, state media said Oct. 18. (AP) -- A local arm of U.S.-based Warner Music has won a lawsuit against a Chinese k ...

  5. Report: Warner Music Wins Copyright Suit

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A local arm of U.S.-based Warner Music has won a lawsuit against a Chinese karaoke firm that played its music videos without permission, state media said today (Oct. 18). A local arm of U.S.-based Warner Music has won a lawsuit against a Chinese k ...

  6. China Toughens Regs On Imports

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT China further tightens media regulations controlling foreign participation in television and the distribution of foreign online games and newspapers. BEIJING (The Hollywood Reporter) -- China has moved to further tighten media regulations controll ...

  7. Foreigners Can Invest In Chinese TV Prod'n Firms

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST China will allow foreign investors to buy stakes in television production companies, a move that will give them wider access to the world's largest TV market. HONG KONG (The Hollywood Reporter) -- China will allow foreign investors to buy sta ...

  8. China Legalizes Electronic Signatures

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT China's parliament has legalized electronic signatures in an effort to boost its small but growing online commerce industry. BEIJING (AP) -- China's parliament has legalized electronic signatures in an effort to boost its small but growi ...