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Fan Bingbing

Erasing Fan Bingbing

Here’s a wild story out of China’s entertainment industry: Fàn Bīngbīng 范冰冰, a superstar actress who fell out of favor…

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Fan Bingbing returns after tax evasion scandal, inciting angry reactions from the public

Six months ago, after admitting to committing tax evasion, paying $70 million to avoid criminal charges, and begging for forgiveness…

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Fan Bingbing says sorry, thanks the Party

When Xinhua News Agency publishes an article comprising a single sentence, it usually means there is big news. Fàn Bīngbīng…

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Who is Fan Bingbing?

Chinese actress Fan Bingbing 范冰冰, who disappeared from the public eye during the summer, after a tax evasion…

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Fan Bingbing ‘missing’ amid swelling rumors that China’s highest-paying actress has been arrested

After over three months of silence, there’s speculation that Chinese actress Fan Bingbing 范冰冰 has been arrested. According to a now-deleted…

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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 new directives capping the…

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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 on his Weibo an image of Fan Bingbing’s 范冰冰 employment contract, showing…

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‘Sundance of China’ opens with pomp and celebrity, but not much spirit

The Pingyao International Film Festival, organized by acclaimed director Jia Zhangke, opened on Saturday with a red-carpet gala and ceremony…

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