China's Wanda Group buying Dick Clark Productions

China's Dalian Wanda Group announced on Friday its $1 billion US acquisition of Dick Clark Productions, the TV company that produces the Golden Globes and the Miss America pageant. One of China's most important conglomerates, Wanda already owns AMC ... ( read original story ...)

China's Wanda extends Hollywood push with Dick Clark deal

It already owns Legendary Entertainment, co-producer of film hits such as "Jurassic World", and U.S. cinema chain AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc AMC.N. It also has business ties with Sony Pictures and Sony Corp's 6758.T film unit in China. The drive has ... ( read original story ...)

China's Wanda buys Dick Clark Productions for $1 billion

BEIJING - China's Dalian Wanda Group has added another entertainment trophy to its stable of overseas acquisitions, paying $1 billion for Dick Clark Productions, the TV company that produces the Golden Globes and the "Miss America" pageant. Wanda is one of ... ( read original story ...)

China's Dalian Wanda buys Golden Globes firm

Mr Wang has not shied away from his ambition to make China a dominant global force in entertainment and to bring "more Chinese elements" to the output. But he insists he is motivated by a "business perspective" rather than a political one, with China's box ... ( read original story ...)

Beijing to intervene in Hong Kong lawmaker oath dispute

HONG KONG (AP) — Beijing plans to intervene in a Hong Kong political dispute over two young, newly elected separatist lawmakers being fought in the city's courts, in a rare move that is stoking fears the Chinese-ruled city's considerable autonomy and ... ( read original story ...)

China carfentanil trade thrives as seizures top 400 in U.S.

Fueled by a thriving trade out of China, the weapons-grade chemical is suspected in hundreds of drug overdoses in the U.S. and Canada. An AP investigation last month showed how easily carfentanil can be purchased online from China. Of the 12 companies that ... ( read original story ...)