EDM1 – Issue 325

Left unspoken: what a newspaper blitz might reveal about the politics of the Politburo and the coming shake-up at next year’s Party Congress

Plus: taking on Alibaba and Tencent, LeEco’s advancing on many fronts; why Apple is investing $1 billion in Didi Chuxing; and China’s ‘national team’ takes stock, after share-buying spree

Also: baijiu bosses toast profits from affluent drinkers; fifty years on, a memoir on the Cultural Revolution is published in English; and up next from Hollywood – China’s first movie superhero