EDM 1 – Issue 533

Baidu comes ‘home’ to Hong Kong, but some of China’s other tech titans are treading a political tightrope

Plus: Jonathan Anderson tells WiC why the ‘Dual Circulation’ economic strategy is off the agenda (for now); Sino-US relations look even frostier after Alaska summit; and Kiev cancels jet engine sale to Chinese buyer as memories rekindled of aircraft carrier deal

Also: Tencent plays defence as Bytedance swoops for games publisher Moonton; sports stars get flak for making fun of China’s national teams; and how a bank ran into trouble for offering a ‘dowry loan’