Sci-Fi Comedy ‘Moon Man’ Helps Boost China’s Box Office Sales

A summer sci-fi blockbuster is helping Chinese box office revenues bounce back from the sporadic coronavirus outbreaks and lockdowns that have shut cinemas and affected the country’s film industry. China’s summer vacation box office sales stood at 6.5 billion yuan ($916 million) as of Aug. 6, according to movie data provider Beacon. In comparison, last … Read more

Food Safety, Real Estate Top China’s Consumer Complaint List

Chinese consumers are becoming increasingly dissatisfied with the products and services they buy, with food safety one of their top concerns, the China Consumer Association said Tuesday. Food safety offenses mostly involved poor product quality, especially for fresh produce and groceries bought online, illegal or excessive food additives, and a lack of Chinese language labeling … Read more

Most Gulf bourses retreat on economic slowdown fears

An investor monitors a screen displaying stock information at the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange June 25, 2014. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register July 25 (Reuters) – Major stock markets in the Gulf ended lower on Monday, as signs of an economic slowdown ahead of a US Federal Reserve policy meeting this … Read more