Taiwan to bar local distributors from representing Chinese OTT services

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new regulation announced by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is set to take effect Sept. 3, barring Taiwan companies from representing Chinese over-the-top (OTT) ...

'V for Vendetta' pulled in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A dystopian political action film is said to have been removed from the shelves of China’s major online video platforms over alleged anti-government themes. &ldqu...

Dillard's, Novavax rise; Baidu, DraftKings fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Friday: Applied Materials Inc., up $2.55 to $67.62. The chipmaking equipment company beat Wall Str...

Taiwan passes draft bill to cut out Chinese media service providers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday (July 16) passed a draft bill to manage audiovisual services on the internet, including foreign over-the-top (OTT)...

iQIYI Youth With You Season 2 Perfectly Ends, and "THE9" Girls Make Their Debut Formally

BEIJING, CHINA - Media OutReach - 1 June 2020 - The day of May 30 witnesses the perfect ending of the Youth With You Season 2, a youth inspirational program produced by iQIYI. In the night of "Fin...

Exclusive: US think tank seeks to repeal secret deal and delist Chinese stocks

WASHINGTON (Taiwan News) — A U.S.-based think tank is offering a road map to repeal a secret U.S.-China memorandum of understanding (MOU) that exempts Chinese companies from a mandatory audit pr...

Home Depot, Kohl's fall; Southwest, Advance Auto Parts rise

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Tuesday: Advance Auto Parts Inc., up $4.71 to $135.82. The auto parts retailer said its sales...

Taiwan to counter OTT streaming services by Chinese TV groups

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following reports that even China’s state-owned CCTV group was planning to launch over-the-top (OTT) streaming services in Taiwan, the government said Thursday (Apri...

Chinese TV groups use coronavirus pandemic to gain Taiwan market share

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese media groups are using the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to push their over-the-top (OTT) streaming services in the Taiwanese market, with even state-owned...

US-listed Chinese video streaming service iQiyi accused of inflating its figures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Just like Luckin Coffee and TAL Education, another United States-listed Chinese firm, iQiyi, has come under fire for allegedly faking key data about its performance, repor...

Employee at Chinese education company in US forged figures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Luckin Coffee and iQiyi, another Chinese company, TAL Education, has also been accused of cooking its books, leading its share price to slide precipitously, reports ...

NCC considers regulating streaming services in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Communication Commission (NCC) is taking cautious steps toward establishing the first streaming service regulations in Taiwan and the world. Video...

2020 Taipei New Year’s Eve bash to feature ‘transformer’ stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taipei New Year’s Eve party promises to bring revelers an experience like no other with a giant stage and A-list performers in addition to the world-famous ...

Chinese drama faces punishment for excluding Taiwan from China on map

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese television series is facing punishment for not including the island of Taiwan in Chinese territory on a map that appeared in its episode, adding to the list of e...

Taiwan cracking down on Baidu iQiyi, Tencent Video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is looking to tighten the ban on Baidu's iQiyi and Tencent's planned streaming service in the country due to their use as Chinese Communist Party (CCP) propagand...