EDM 1 – Issue 310

Dialled-in duo? New telco tie-up set to counter China Mobile

Plus: a top Shanghai-based economist predicts a China banking crisis; Haier swoops for GE Appliances as part of North American push; and Xi Jinping treads the diplomatic tightrope in the Middle East

Also: Wanda snaps up Hollywood studio; clothing billionaire is the latest tycoon to shock investors with a sudden disappearance; and LeTV’s hit drama falls foul of the regulator (after being watched 2.6 billion times)