EDM 1 – Issue 268

The Eastern Bloc? Citic gets new investors from Japan and Thailand, but Li Ka-shing prefers Europe

Also: rivals react to LeTV’s electric car plan; Lanzhou turns guns on CNPC in battle for greener cities; and Atletico Madrid stake cements Wanda’s Spanish ties

Plus: analysts wonder if Macau’s property prices will drop like its casino revenues; how China’s inventors hope for ‘get-out-of-jail’ cards; and Taiwanese heart-throb finally marries – in Yorkshire