Movie ticketing and services firm Meituan Dianping has become one of China’s most valuable companies within hours of being floated in Hong Kong. The Tencent-backed firm, which offers online ticke... Tags: China, IPO, Maoyan, Meituan Dianping, Tencent
Chinese regulators have called time on the subsidising of online movie-ticket sales. Film studios and distributors have been using discounts as a reliable means of distorting opening-weekend box-of... Tags: Asia, China, Cinema, Discount
Tencent-owned Chinese firm Meituan, which owns movie ticketing service Maoyan Weying, has raised $4.2bn in the world’s biggest internet-focused IPO in four years. Meituan sold about 480 million p... Tags: China, IPO, Maoyan Weying, Meituan, Tencent
Chinese government investigators have revealed that production and investment companies have developed ways of faking cinema ticket sales, making films appear more successful than they actually are.
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Ticketing firm Urbtix crashed this morning (Tuesday), along with its phone systems, as sales opened up for Hong Kong acting star and popular singer Andy Lau’s concerts. Fans were left outraged ... Tags: Andy Lau, China, Hong Kong, Mobile, Online, Urbtix
Maoyan Weying, China’s biggest online movie ticketing firm, has filed for a $1bn IPO in Hong Kong, confirming previous reports of the move. The company, which is backed by Beijing Enlight Media... Tags: China, Cinema, Financial, Hong Kong, IPO, Maoyan Weying, Movie, Tencent
More than 3,500 Chinese football fans have fallen victim to touts selling fake FIFA 2018 World Cup tickets.
Around 10,000 counterfeit tickets have been sold globally for Russia 2018, with more than a... Tags: China, Counterfeit, Fifa World Cup, Russia 2018, Scalpers, Touts, World Cup
Ticketing firm Sports Events 365 has entered the Chinese market through its partnership with online travel booking company CTRIP. Under its Chinese brand PiaoYou365, the firm will look to expand an... Tags: China, Ctrip, PiaoYou365, Sports Events 365, Travel
Paytm, the Indian ticketing and payments giant, has acquired TicketNew from Chinese conglomerate Alibaba in a deal thought to be worth up to $40m. Paytm expects to strengthen its position in the en... Tags: Alibaba, Alibaba Pictures, China, India, M&A, Paytm, TicketNew
Millions of Chinese tourists can now buy tickets for major events across Europe without leaving the WeChat messaging and social media app thanks to a link up involving KPN and Tiqets. WeChat GO is ... Tags: China, Tiqets, WeChat