EDM 1 – Issue 411

The battle for batteries: Tianqi bids for Chilean lithium firm, as CATL seeks IPO

Also: Foxconn unit heads for giant Shanghai listing; Haidilao taps Hong Kong for growth capital; Baidu’s shares retreat after exit of AI kingpin

Plus: Douyin doubles down with lawsuit against Tencent; how the media was miffed by talk of China’s ‘invisible poor’; and Taiwanese TV series falls foul of jingri crackdown