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Sony Group Delivers Profit Growth as SPE and Games Earnings Retreat

Profit increases from music failed to outweigh declines from film and TV and from games at Japanese electronics and entertainment giant Sony Group. But, overall, the group was able to report a...

Sydney Film Festival Postponed for Second Time This Year

The 2021 edition of the Sydney Film Festival in Australia has been postponed again and is now expected to take place in November. The move follows a new lockdown in Sydney caused...

Discovery Appoints Jeeyoung Lee to Senior Roles in Asia Ahead of Warner Merger (EXCLUSIVE)

Jeeyoung Lee has been appointed by Discovery Inc. to become its senior VP of Asia-Pacific content strategy and GM for both Japan and Korea. She joins from New Regency Productions where she...

Hong Kong Singer Anthony Wong Charged With Corruption

Cantonese-language singer Anthony Wong Yiu-ming has been formally charged with corruption by Hong Kong authorities. The move relates to alleged crimes in connection with a 2018 election. Wong and former legislator Au...

Tencent Music Ordered to Unwind Exclusive Content Deals With Global Labels

Tencent Music Entertainment has been fined by Chinese regulators and ordered to terminate its exclusive content supply deals with major global music suppliers. The company is the largest online music group in...

Hong Kong Police Arrest Another Apple Daily Editor

Hong Kong police on Wednesday arrested and detained another senior editor from the pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily. The police confirmed in a statement that the man was arrested by its National Security...

Korea Box Office: ‘Black Widow’ Resists New Releases to Stay as Weekend Leader

“Black Widow” held on to top spot at the South Korean box office despite a challenge from the new release of local horror film “The Medium.” New release, “Space Jam: A New...

Tokyo Film Festival Launches New Talent Competition With Amazon Prime Video

The Tokyo International Film Festival has joined forces with Amazon Prime Video to create a new award that will help new film directors. The winner will be given a prize of JPY1...

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