EDM1 – Issue 284

System failure: e-commerce emergencies at Alipay and Ctrip raise questions about security at China’s internet firms

Plus: Pentagon protests at new islands in the South China Sea; investors hold their breath before key decision for A-shares; and Chinese shoppers still pay more for luxury goods, despite duty cuts

Also: courtroom movie turns spotlight on jury reforms; netizens wonder if China can profit from FIFA farce; and the Chinese dog with two gold Apple watches