EDM1 – Issue 317

In the spotlight: calls for greater scrutiny of ticket sales and finance deals in Chinese movie sector

Also: Vanke signs up Shenzhen Metro Group for hostile takeover defence: why the walls could come down in China’s housing complexes; and more talk of tech self-sufficiency, as Washington punishes ZTE

Plus: champion from China wants a crack at Google’s Go grandmaster; online book retailer has a new strategy – to open shops; and is Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao really more valuable than Real Madrid?