EDM 1 – Issue 487

Property bet? Blackstone bids for SOHO China as founders eye exit 

Plus: Beijing’s war of words with Washington over the ‘Chinese virus’; a change in China’s containment strategy as local infections drop off; and how Covid-19 crashed the economy in the first two months of the year

Also: rogue engineer causes chaos on WeChat-linked platform; Huawei pursues ways to say goodbye to Google; and how Nongfu’s new coffee brand is chasing the stay-at-home market