NetEase develops new ‘Lord of the Rings’ mobile game with Warner Bros

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese gaming giant NetEase on Monday announced a strategic partnership with Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment to develop a new “Lord of the Rings” mobile game,... Read more »

Hong Kong’s Disneyland to reopen on June 18 after coronavirus break

FILE PHOTO: A locked gate is seen after the Hong Kong Disneyland theme park closed due to the coronavirus outbreak in Hong Kong, China, Jan. 26, 2020. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu... Read more »

All masks, no fireworks: Shanghai Disneyland in muted reopening after coronavirus closedown

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Thousands of visitors streamed into Shanghai Disneyland on Monday for the first time in three months as the Chinese park became the first reopened by Walt... Read more »

Shanghai Disneyland re-opens after three-month closure due to coronavirus

Disney characters Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, among others, greet visitors at Shanghai Disney Resort as the Shanghai Disneyland theme park reopens following a shutdown due to the coronavirus... Read more »

U.S. stock funds shed $10.8 million in week: Lipper

(Reuters) – U.S.-based stock funds posted $10.8 billion in outflows in the week ended ON Wednesday, according to Lipper. U.S. taxable bond funds attracted $11.9 billion, the fourth straight... Read more »

Long lines, lots of kids, and plenty to touch: How does Disney reopen its parks?

(Reuters) – For a glimpse at how Disney recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, look no further than Shanghai, where the entertainment giant has staged a limited reopening of Shanghai... Read more »

China to tighten rules to stop movies from premiering online: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) – While cinemas shuttered in China during the coronavirus epidemic are waiting for the all clear to reopen, regulators are planning to protect their business by... Read more »

China’s virus-hit box office faces losses of over $4.2 billion: state media

FILE PHOTO: People watch a movie at a cinema in Wanda Group’s Oriental Movie Metropolis ahead of its opening, in Qingdao, Shandong province, China April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Aly Song/File... Read more »

U.S. stock funds see third inflow in a row, high-yield corporate bond funds see record: Lipper

FILE PHOTO: The Wall Street sign is pictured at the New York Stock exchange (NYSE) in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., March 9, 2020.... Read more »

Brazilian rapper warns of coronavirus danger in Brazil’s slums

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian rapper MV Bill added his voice to a chorus of criticism of President Jair Bolsonaro for downplaying the gravity of the new coronavirus... Read more »