China pushes the ‘Sinicization of religion’ in Xinjiang, targeting Uyghurs

When Erkin Tuniyaz, chairman of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), visited the largest mosque in Urumqi before the Eid al-Fitr holy day marking the end of Ramadan, he used the opportunity to promote Beijing’s policy of assimilation of non-Chinese people in its far western regions. “According to the arrangements and…

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Kohl’s, BJ’s Wholesale, Spirit and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Kohl’s (KSS) – Kohl’s reported adjusted quarterly earnings of 11 cents per share, well short of the 70-cent consensus estimate. Revenue was better than expected, but the retailer noted a tough sales environment as well as higher costs. Kohl’s shares fell…

Billionaire Cheng Family’s New World Buys China Logistics Assets, Sells Aircraft Leasing Firm

The ATL Logistics Centre in Kwai Chung, Hong Kong is jointly owned by NWS and Goodman Group. Courtesy of NWS Holdings NWS Holdings—a unit of New World Development that’s controlled by billionaire Henry Cheng and his family—has agreed to buy six logistics properties in China from Australia’s Goodman Group for…

Uyghurs in exile use art to combat China’s cultural genocide back home

Classical performing artist Shohret Tursun said he realized early on that his native Uyghur culture was on the brink of obliteration in Xinjiang, as he watched in horror as fellow musicians and other Uyghur friends were detained or disappeared by Chinese authorities starting in 2017. From exile in Australia, Tursun…

Pakistan, China agree to “inject fresh momentum” in bilateral ties

The agreement was reached at a virtual meeting between Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi The agreement was reached at a virtual meeting between Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi Pakistan and China on Wednesday agreed to “inject…

Drishyam China Box Office Day 21: Collects 180k USD; total collections at 3.56 mil. USD [Rs. 27.14 cr.] :Bollywood Box Office – Bollywood Hungama

The Ajay Devgn starrer Drishyam released 21 days ago at the China box office. After a rather lacklustre start the business of the film in China did not see much of an increase. Unlike previous Bollywood releases in this market, Drishyam has been facing an uphill task at the box…

China Social Media Bilibili Trims Revenue Forecast, Gets A Bump In Users Amid Lockdowns

Rui Chen, the billionaire chairman and chief executive officer of Bilibili, speaks during the … [+] company’s initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq back in 2018. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg © 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP Bilibili, one of China’s most popular social media, trimmed its forecast for first-quarter revenue today,…

Beijing cracks down with Covid restrictions as long holiday begins

Issued on: 30/04/2022 – 07:56 Beijing will amp up its Covid-19 restrictions with additional testing requirements, officials announced on Saturday, as the start of the Labour Day holiday was muted by creeping infections in the capital. The five-day break is typically one of China‘s busiest travel periods, but the country’s…

Drishyam China Box Office Day 16: Collects 130k USD; total collections at 2.15 mil. USD [Rs. 16.45 cr.] :Bollywood Box Office – Bollywood Hungama

The Ajay Devgn starrer Drishyam released 16 days ago at the China box office. After a rather lacklustre start the business of the film in China did not see much of an increase. Unlike previous Bollywood releases in this market, Drishyam has been facing an uphill task at the box…