Tycoon ups his stake in Minsheng Bank, sparking takeover speculation
Plus: More bad news for Baidu as takeover deal falls through; Liaoning steelmaker in bond crisis; China Resources to list its healthcare business
Also: problems for KFC over South China Sea; we recommend a new China ‘primer’ for your holiday reading and why Jackie Chan movie was insured against failure.
WiC is taking its annual two-week summer break. The next issue will be out on August 19.