EDM 1 – Issue 244

Why this year’s Hong Kong handover anniversary has unsettled Beijing

Plus: Hainan hopes that banking hangover will soon be over; KFC charges ahead with its chicken makeover; and will China’s graphite miners learn rare earth lessons?

Also: online kings want to profit from World Cup betting frenzy; Confucius confounded in university spat; and Transformers transcends launch row to enjoy record-breaking opening