New book shines light on China's influence over Hollywood

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American movie executive recently published a memoir detailing his experiences shepherding Hollywood fare to China and how the nation’s censors are impacting the ...

NCC throws out Taiwan Optical bid for EBC TV company

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the latest installment of the long-running takeover battle for Eastern Broadcasting Co. (EBC, 東森電視), the National Communications Commission (NCC, 國家通訊傳播委員會) on Wednesda...

Taiwan Optical Platform plans takeover of EBC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Optical Platform Co., Ltd. announced Friday it was offering NT$11.1 billion (US$351 million) for an indirect stake of 65 percent in Eastern Broadcasting Company, the owne...

EBC takeover flounders over price

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Eastern Media International Corporation was canceling the planned sale of its stake in television group Eastern Broadcasting Company to China-affiliated DMG Entertainment becaus...

DMG’s Dan Mintz to obtain 80% in EBC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Eastern Media International Corporation confirmed Friday it was selling its stake of 21.32 percent in Eastern Broadcasting Company to DMG Entertainment CEO Dan Mintz, despite co...