EDM1 – Issue 161

Week in China is back from its summer break.

Goodbye to the Big Apple? Focus Media plans buyout exit from Nasdaq.

SOHO China signals real estate strategy shift; Suntech stunned as Shi steps down; and Suning braces for 360buy price war.

Also: counterfeit swoop ends in Shenyang shop shutdown; why Kaifeng plans a return to its former glory; and WiC’s China Olympic review.