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China

Vice governor of China's Jiangsu Province Li Yunfeng investigated for suspected disciplinary violation: anti-corruption watchdog - CCTV

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China

Earthquake: M 4.2 - 10km WSW of Huagai, China

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Germany

Germany is closely monitoring Chinese investment in the country and will consider takeovers on case-by-case basis, a government source says - Reuters

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European Banking Authority

EBA chairman says EU banks should be stress-tested for cyber risks; considering information-sharing deal on bank supervision with China - Reuters

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markets

Chinese stocks on track for longest stretch of weekly losses in almost 4 years; Shanghai down 0.31%, Hang Seng down 0.18% - Bloomberg, Google Finance

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Western Australia, Australia

6 Malaysians, 8 Chinese arrested in A$200 million (US $144 million) Australian meth bust, police say - Reuters

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South China Sea dispute

Pentagon says intercept of US military aircraft by Chinese fighter jets last week over South China Sea violated 2015 agreement, defense official says - Reuters

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crime & courts

Police: 2 suspects arrested in connection with the slashing of a Chinese exchange student as she walked to school 6 months ago in Queens, NY - NBC New York

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China

SAIC-GM, General Motors' joint venture with China's SAIC, to recall 2.16 million vehicles as crankcase valves may corrode, watchdog says - Reuters

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markets

Hong Kong and China stocks fall amid fears of possible Fed rate hike; Hang Seng 0.12% lower, Shanghai Composite down 0.14% - RTHK News

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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe reportedly under investigation

Officials: FBI investigating whether Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's 2013 campaign accepted illegal contributions, including from a Chinese politician - NBC News

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Obama visits Vietnam and Japan, May 2016

President Obama holding talks with Vietnamese President Quang on security and other issues amid increasing Chinese aggression - @cindysaine

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China

Earthquake: M 4.4 - 31km NW of Gyangkar, China

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China

Earthquake: M 4.5 - 30km WNW of Gyangkar, China

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Zhengzhou, Henan, China

Update: 2 killed, 4 injured in Zhengzhou, China garment factory fire - @XHNews

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Zhengzhou, Henan, China

Photo: Explosion at a clothing factory in Zhengzhou, central China with at least 1 reported killed - @cctvnews

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2016 Taiwan elections

New Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen says she will safeguard Taiwan's sovereignty and territory, omits mention of one-China policy in inaugural address in move likely to anger Beijing - Reuters, AP

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China

White House declines to 'ascribe motive' to incident when 2 Chinese military aircraft intercepted US military plane in international airspace - @markknoller

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China

China's central bank sets yuan midpoint at 3-1/2 month low after bullish Fed minutes - Reuters

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China

Earthquake: M 4.6 - 71km NNW of Gyamotang, China

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