EDM1 – Issue 350

Red alert: misery as seasonal smog shrouds half a billion Chinese in noxious air pollution

Also: what’s ahead for China’s car market in 2017; glass tycoon warns it is costing too much to manufacture in China to justify US investments; and could Evergrande’s Shenzhen stock debut mark the high-point of the recent property boom?

Plus: a mysterious oil baron is getting more media coverage thanks to owning much of the Czech Republic; LeEco has high hopes for Great Wall blockbuster starring Matt Damon; and a review of China’s favourite phrases last year