China announces that "The Avengers", "Avengers: Age of Ultron", "Avengers: Infinity War", "Avengers: Endgame", "Avatar", "Inception", and "Interstellar" will be re-released in theaters following the end of their lockdowns as a hope to revive their cinemas.
Democratic Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe is being investigated by federal prosecutors over campaign contributions, including a foreign contribution from a Chinese businessman, and what they consider to be "suspicious personal finances", as part of a public integrity probe that has lasted for more than a year, according to officials. The United States Department of Justice would not confirm or deny the investigation.
Jia Jia, a columnist for China's Tencent media company is reported missing after not being heard from since Tuesday, when he was on his way to Hong Kong. He was last heard from when he tried to warn a friend about publishing an anonymous letter calling for China's paramount leader Xi Jinping's resignation.
The James Bond film "Skyfall" opens in China with censored scenes, prompting criticism from fans. [http:--www.bangkokpost.com-news-asia-332072-chinese-film-fans-decry-censors-cuts-in-skyfall ("Bangkok Post")]date=August 2019