TODAY’S TOP FIVE CAN’T-MISS STORIES
Chinese cruise passengers surge to 2 million.
China’s cruise industry has exceeded 2 million passengers for the first time, and that number is expected to jump 75% by the end of the decade. Read more on Travel Daily Media
Why Chinese social media matters outside of China.
“Brands need to know that the Chinese diaspora is a ‘significant’ consumer segment even if your brand is not operating in China.” Read more on Campaign Asia
Short video platform Huoshan announces its giving cash for clips.
“The generators of short-video content want to make money, and if the platform doesn’t provide a means to do so, they will be forced to seek other channels.” Read more on Caixin Global
Pearl Lam on the newly art-aware Chinese mainland.
China’s “new money” loves art, “for status, for everything. Once they start collecting, they are obsessive… So instead of talking about gold, they are talking about contemporary art.” Read more on FT
Danish food imports to China surge over 12 billion kroner.
China’s increasingly affluent and global consumer market is pushing up demand for high-quality food imports from Denmark. Read more on Copenhagen Post