EDM 1 – Issue 383

Instant celebrity: how ‘short video’ became this year’s surprise hit on China’s internet

Also: Alibaba hopes for Hong Kong breakthrough with Hutchison; gridlock in Guangdong for Golden Week traffic; and another round of property curbs on eve of Party Congress

Plus: Middle Kingdom moviegoers get rare mafia moment; why Beijing’s war on waste is putting trash traders in trouble; and how Peppa Pig is wallowing in Chinese profits

Next Friday WiC is publishing a Sinopolis guide to Chengdu. Our next regular edition is October 20, 2017