EDM 1 – Issue 368

How Geely’s latest buys signal its ambitions to be China’s global carmaker and why its market value is soaring

Also: Tencent invests in eSports explosion; Disney enjoys banner year in China thanks to Shanghai park and pirate movie; and more signs of strain in LeEco’s ‘ecosystem’

Plus: media blackout as Google’s AlphaGo annihilates local hero; China welcomes new US ambassador as an “old friend”; and Saipan’s casino drive delayed by illegal Chinese workers