Jing Daily's China Luxury Brief

    Welcome to Jing Daily’s China Luxury Brief: the day’s top news on the business of luxury and culture in China, all in one place.

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    ’s China Luxury Brief: the day’s top news on the business of luxury and culture in China, all in one place. Look below for the top stories for November 5, 2013.#

    Actress Li Bingbing will be honored at the U.S.-China Film Summit, which just kicked off.


    Ruder Finn and IPSOS publish China Luxury Forecast 2014.#

    Chinese consumers are becoming more sophisticated than ever, and retailers need to step up their game in China as a result, according to the survey. (Jing Daily)

    Is China's development of luxury real estate going too far?#

    A new Wall Street Journal video discusses the luxury real estate building boom that's going on not only in cities, but in rural areas. (WSJ)

    Beijing to cut new car quota by 90,000 to combat pollution.#

    Expect more black-market license plate sales. (China Real Time)

    China's touchy luxury love affair.#

    Luxury brand-sponsored museum exhibitions have been politically touchy in the past, but they don't seem to face much controversy this year. (The Diplomat)

    Wealthy Chinese gobbling up Silicon Valley homes.#

    Meaning, of course, they're buying them at a rapid rate, not eating them. (CNBC)

    Hong Kong luxury home buyers line up amid talk of last hurrah.#

    Many are still rushing to scoop up luxury properties despite speculation that prices might drop. (China Post)

    More decadent officials in trouble: secret karaoke bar uncovered in Communist Party school.#

    Maybe they just sing revolutionary songs. (Telegraph)

    — CULTURE —#

    Sweden and Switzerland consulates hold patronizing promotion in China.#

    Because Chinese people supposedly can't tell the two countries apart, they are holding an online competition to differentiate the two. (Quartz)

    — FILM —#

    U.S.-China Film Summit kicks off.#

    Hollywood is "wary, yet reliant" on the Asian market. (The Wrap)

    First ever Russian IMAX 3D film becomes big hit in China.#

    Hollywood needs to watch out for its global competition. (The Wrap)

    — FASHION —#

    LVMH-owned DFS Group unveils T Galleria Hong Kong.#

    As Chinese consumers become more discerning and sophisticated, the duty-free retailer rebrands with a more upscale image. (Jing Daily)

    Street style:#

    Prada in Shanghai. (Scene Asia)

    Fender hires Ruder Finn to hit digital high note in China.#

    Will we see a greater guitar culture in coming years? (Campaign Asia)

    — LIFESTYLE —#

    Chinese Olympic swimming champion detained for driving without a license.#

    Sun Yang was in hot water when he crashed his Porsche, prompting authorities to discover he had been driving it illegally. (DNA)

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