EDM1 – Issue 306

Curtain call: why China’s cinema scene seems set to shine

Plus: Boyalife’s cow clone plan turns spotlight on science; the yuan finally makes the grade as the IMF’s special currency; and just what is the point of China’s state owned enterprises?

Also: netizens back Putin in Russian row with Turkey; Beijing builds a bridge double-quick, but it still takes a day to get a man to hospital; and audiences thrilled as China saves the day again, this time on Mars