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 ...)

China carfentanil trade thrives as seizures top 400 in US

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 ...)

Ordering deadly drugs from China is easy

Fentanyl, acetylfentanyl and alpha-PVP are controlled substances in both China and the U.S. Many vendors also bragged openly about their ability to circumvent customs authorities around the world. The companies’ cheery let’s-do-business attitude ... ( read original story ...)

KFC owner Yum Brands completes spinoff of China business

NEW YORK (AP) — The owner of KFC and Taco Bell completed the spinoff of its China division, which began trading on the New York Stock Exchange as a separate company Tuesday. The Shanghai company, Yum China Holdings Inc., will run the KFC and Pizza Hut ... ( read original story ...)