EDM1 – issue 370

Why short-sellers have been targeting mainland firms like AAC on Hong Kong’s stock market

Also: Panama ditches Taipei and turns to Beijing; UnionPay makes its move in mobile payments against Alibaba and Tencent; Evergrande exits Vanke but hopes for Shenzhen returns

Plus: cyber bosses shut down 90 celebrity news sites; the Anhui exam factory that guarantees students gaokao glory; and could Qatar crisis see China grab the 2022 World Cup?