EDM 1 – Issue 298

Not as famous as Francis: Xi Jinping struggles for the spotlight in America trip

Also: Google and Huawei forge alliance of the outcasts; why Volkswagen may be spared its diesel disaster in China; and the junkets look jittery as Macau’s meltdown goes on

Plus: Apple hack blamed on Chinese developers; Peng Liyuan impresses in New York address; and salamanders set for the soup in conservation effort