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Huawei

China launches 5G months ahead of schedule

China launched 5G networks nationwide on October 31. China’s three big telecom companies — China Mobile, China Unicom and China…

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Meng Wanzhou back to court, and not for the last time

The other side of U.S.-China trade tensions, of course, is technology tensions. That Washington identified this as a core concern…

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‘Release Meng,’ Beijing says to Canada’s new ambassador. No response

On Wednesday, Canada nominated Dominic Barton — former global managing director of consulting firm McKinsey & Co — as its…

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Weekly Briefing: A million-strong protest in Hong Kong; Twitter and Facebook accuse China of disinformation; bye bye, Baidu

Hello, readers! The SupChina Weekly Briefing details the most important China news from the past week. It also comes in…

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Huawei helps African governments spy on opponents

The Wall Street Journal has published an investigation in text and video by Josh Chin, Joe Parkinson, and Nicholas Bariyo on Huawei’s…

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A reprieve for Huawei, and farm goods purchases

CNBC suggests that the trade war is coming down “to the U.S. easing up on Huawei and China buying agricultural products.”…

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Xinjiang, Huawei, and the techno-trade war

It’s day 378 of the U.S.-China techno-trade war by our count. One noteworthy development: The U.S. government appears to be forming…

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No bargaining chip too big: techno-trade war talks resume

CNBC reports that “U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke to Chinese Vice Premier Liú Hè 刘鹤 and…

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Wilbur Ross confirms U.S. firms can sell to Huawei

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross confirmed yesterday that “the U.S. would grant licenses to U.S. companies that want to sell…

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A paper on Huawei’s links to the Chinese military

“Huawei Technologies’ Links to Chinese State Security Services” is the title of a new paper by Christoper Balding, a professor of economics…

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U.S.-China supply chains and innovation: The risks the Huawei hawks don’t understand

The ongoing drama with China’s largest and most innovative technology company, Huawei, illustrates how the narrative on innovation in China and…

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The latest American attacks on Huawei and other Chinese companies

“U.K.-based chip designer ARM has told staff it must suspend business with Huawei,” as the company “believes it is affected…

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The ripple effects of a complete ban on Huawei access to U.S. tech will be huge

Events in the U.S. campaign against Chinese telecommunications equipment leader Huawei developed rapidly over the past week, with twin U.S.…

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Nobody trusts Huawei, but evidence of its misdeeds is scant

Here is the latest in the international saga that could be summarized as “Nobody trusts Huawei, for good reason, but…

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U.K. approves Huawei equipment for non-core network

The United Kingdom has approved the use of Huawei equipment for at least some parts of its 5G data network,…

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