Pang-Chieh Ho, Author at SupChina
Pang-Chieh Ho

Pang-Chieh Ho is currently an editor at Digg. She previously worked at China Film Insider as a newsletter editor and has been writing reviews on movies and pop culture since 2014.

China’s media regulators issue cap on production budget of period dramas

A few days ago, news broke that the State Administration of Radio and Television (SART) had issued

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Jinri Toutiao ‘resurrects’ jokes app Neihan Duanzi

Chinese news aggregator Jingri Toutiao (今日头条) has recently rolled out a new app called

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‘Christopher Robin’ denied release in China because of…Winnie the Pooh?

Last week, Disney’s Christopher Robin was reported to have been denied a theatrical release in China, the…

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‘Dying to Survive,’ a comedy about illegally importing drugs, might be China’s best movie of the year

Animal Thriller (动物世界 dòngwù shìjiè), a Chinese thriller toplined by Michael…

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Apolitical Chinese version of ‘Saturday Night Live’ breaks 100 million views in debut

The first episode of the Chinese version of Saturday Night Live (周六夜现场 zhōu liù yè xiànchǎng) debuted on June…

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‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ resuscitates China’s box office

Last weekend, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom raked in a healthy $117 million in China in its first frame. While…

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Fan Bingbing’s exposed contract ignites debate about celebrity salaries

On May 28, TV host Cui Yongyuan 崔永元 posted…

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Alden Ehrenreich’s ‘stiff acting’ is killing ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ at the Chinese box office

Solo: A Star Wars Story was a domestic box office flop, and it hasn’t done much better across the…

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Chinese government says no to ‘mobile theaters’

Movies available on Smart Cinema On May 9, Beijing Digiwork Film Co. announced it was launching Smart Cinema, a app…

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‘Avengers: Infinity War’ scores second-biggest opening in China box office history

This past weekend, Avengers: Infinity War scored a record-breaking opening in China. The superhero film raked in 

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Unprecedented number of ticket refunds taints box office record of romance ‘Us And Them’

Last Saturday, the romance Us and Them (后来的我们 hòulái de wǒmen), a film about the ups and downs of a…

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Viral phenomenon Peppa Pig banned from short video app Douyin

On April 28, news broke that British cartoon character Peppa Pig had been banned by Douyin (抖音),…

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Education-themed Bollywood film ‘Hindi Medium’ strikes a chord with China’s anxious parents

Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One may be dominating China’s box office at the moment, but Bollywood…

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Jokes app Neihan Duanzi shuttered by China’s media regulator for ‘vulgarity’

It seems like Jingri Toutiao (今日头条), one of China’s most popular news aggregators, just can’t catch a break these…

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Gay romance ‘Call Me By Your Name’ pulled from Beijing International Film Festival

Chinese fans hoping to see gay romance Call Me By Your Name will be sorely disappointed as last week…

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