News on the Chinese piracy problems via Danwei blog:
"Beijing, December 12, 2004-- A new type of DVD, called 'HDVD', has appeared on the black market, further aggravating the DVD piracy problem.
A single HDVD, can contain about 4 full-length feature films, or 10 episodes of TV programming. A standard DVD can generally hold one film, or a handful of TV episodes."
Only 8 yuan per disc (about $1 USD for now, though that
will be changing