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China’s Tencent and Weiying Take $85 Million Stake in Korea’s YG Entertainment | Variety – China is the market for a lot of Korean TV. Gaining soft power through culture is part of the government’s aspirations – this deal makes both political and business sense. Whether it is good for Korea in the longer term is another matter

Discover Vietnam’s most chosen brands | Kantar Worldwide – well done Unilever

How Akira sent shockwaves through pop culture and changed it | Dazed Digital – still an amazing film. I remember seeing it at the 051 cinema in Liverpool, some time before 1994l and it blew me away. Akira encouraged me to watch more anime

Tumblr is now blocked in China | Techinasia – surprised it hadn’t happened already given its meme and porn driven nature