EDM1 – Issue 313

Swiss timing: what motivated ChemChina’s record-breaking bid for Syngenta

Also: Apple’s glass supplier plans mega IPO; Ponzi patronage embarrasses the state media; and how a Bentley SUV hopes to hit the sweet spot for Chinese car sales

Plus: Chinese spending spree wows world football; how ‘online anchors’ are courting controversy for cash; and why the Spring Gala is the show the Chinese love to hate