Feb 11, 2019 03:01 PM

Monday Tech Briefing: China Box Office Sets New Single-Day Record

1.Lunar New Year Box Office Sets New Record

Chinese cinemas kicked off the Year of the Pig with record-setting box office receipts of nearly 1.44 billion yuan ($213 million) on Tuesday, beating last year’s single-day record of 1.27 billion yuan, according to industry tracker and ticketing platform Maoyan.

China’s box office performance during the Lunar New Year holiday is seen as an indicator for the coming year’s performance. China’s yearly box office receipts hit a record 61 billion yuan in 2018. (Caixin)

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