EDM 1 – Issue 594

Freeze and fury: how and why a homeowner mortgage strike is spreading across China

Also: China’s economy grinds to a halt in Q2, heaping pressure on GDP target; BYD battles Tesla for top spot in new energy race, as investors fret about Buffett exit; and how former Covid patients are being denied work in the Chinese job market

Plus: China’s database doyen nears stock market debut to take on Oracle; upstream suppliers announce IPOs after profiting from premium tea brands; and how Jay Chou’s new album launch confirmed him as the King of Kuaishou