EDM1 – ISSUE 349

Dangerous dialling: how Trump’s chat with Tsai trashed 40 years of diplomatic protocol

Also: slowish start for Shenzhen Connect: Ctrip goes global with UK purchase; and China Eastern wants to spread its wings

Plus: Alipay red-faced as social media experiment turns erotic; Victoria’s Secret chases Chinese business not so secretly; and how Hunan TV’s family show went horribly wrong

This is our final issue of the year. Week in China will be back on January 6, 2017. We wish all of our readers an enjoyable festive period.