EDM 1- Issue 184

Marriage or mortgage? The divorce rate surged this week. Blame Beijing’s new rules on property sales

Plus: bureaucratic battle, as railway ministry heads for break-up; top movie studios face off in blockbuster row; and the “state secret” ruling that is raising fears about China’s toxic soil

Also: mainlanders fume at Hong Kong’s milk powder limits; Les Mis is shown uncut, to audience surprise; and the murder trial stirring up the Cultural Revolution’s uneasy history