Pompeo travels to UK to address Huawei’s participation in 5G network

U.S. 01/29/20, 10:44

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, traveled to the United Kingdom to discuss the risk of espionage of the Chinese company Huawei, through its participation as a provider of the 5G internet network. Although the Trump administration had already communicated its serious concerns in this regard, the UK granted the company linked ...

US senators say that hiring Huawei is like working with the KGB

China 01/27/20, 12:57

U.S. congressmen warned that working with the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei would be similar to working with the KGB during the Cold War. In a letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper, three influential senators, members of the Select Committee on Intelligence, noted, "Huawei is an arm of the Chinese Communist Party ...

Technology giant Huawei may be involved in serious human rights violations

China 01/16/20, 16:57

In late 2019, several parliamentarians and senior colleagues raised their concerns with UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab about the possibility that Huawei—as an alleged accomplice of the Chinese Communist Party—is committing serious human rights violations, The Times reported. In a joint letter, the politicians stated that the technology company "provides technical ...

The use of Huawei on the UK’s 5G network is ‘madness,’ warns the US

China 01/14/20, 09:04

The U.S. government warned Britain that it would be "madness" to use Huawei technology on the U.K.'s 5G network. A delegation from Washington presented a document yesterday in London with evidence that demonstrated the security risks posed by the use of the Chinese telecommunications company in the network that the European ...

Germany ignores European Union national security risk warning on Huawei

World 10/16/19, 15:25

German Chancellor Angela Merkel would allow Huawei's 5G technology in her country, ignoring the EU's warning about the risk of espionage presented "when there are no democratic and legal restrictions" by component suppliers. The German Federal Network Agency published a draft of new security requirements for telecommunications networks on Oct. 15 ...

Soros praised Trump stance on China but warned on Huawei

U.S. 09/10/19, 09:27

George Soros, one of the biggest Democratic donors, on Monday, Sept. 9, published an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal, which partially praised President Trump for his stance on China but insisted the Congress take on Huawei and prevent the president from taking advantage of Huawei as a bargaining tool ...

US and Poland agree to cooperate and ensure security of 5G mobile network

World 09/03/19, 14:27

The United States and Poland signed a cooperation agreement to "counter threats and ensure the safety of the next generation of mobile networks" following the controversy sparked by technology giant Huawei, reported AP. Vice President Mike Pence and Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki pledged on Sept. 2 in Warsaw to follow ...

US and Poland could sign 5G agreement

Politics 08/31/19, 11:42

The United States and Poland could close a 5G technology deal during Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Warsaw tomorrow, Sept. 1.  Pence, who is traveling with his wife, will visit the European country on behalf of President Donald Trump who decided to stay in the United States because of the ...

New film exposes links between Chinese regime and tech giant Huawei

U.S. 08/29/19, 13:39

A new film co-produced by former White House adviser Steve Bannon highlights the national security threat that Chinese tech giant Huawei poses to the United States. The film is inspired by the events that followed the arrest in Canada, at the request of the United States, of Huawei senior executive Meng ...

Huawei could try to sell phones from Mexico, warns U.S. intelligence

China 08/16/19, 11:14

U.S. intelligence warned that Huawei would consider starting to market its devices by importing them from Mexico. The plan would be to send millions of smartphones to Mexico and then import them into the United States with other brands.  With this technique, known as "white labeling," the Chinese telecommunications giant would circumvent ...

Chinese regime to install giant surveillance system in Argentina

South America 07/06/19, 14:34

The northern province of Jujuy in Argentina signed a contract—for $30 million—with the Chinese technology company ZTE for a complex surveillance system that will make the streets "safer" according to Ekel Meyer, the province's security minister. Considering the claims by various countries for possible espionage threats by China's main technology companies, ...

Trump announces US-China trade truce, Huawei still on blacklist

U.S. 06/29/19, 09:09

President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping agreed Saturday, June 29 to a new cease-fire in a yearlong trade war between the two nations, but Huawei is still on the blacklist. During a 80-minute meeting with Xi, President Trump agreed not to proceed with plans to impose a 25 % ...

China media accuses US of plot to ‘colonize global business’

Business 05/24/19, 01:57

China's state media has unleashed fresh attacks on the U.S. as the tariff war between world's two largest economies continues. The China Daily newspaper on Friday accused Washington of seeking to "colonize global business" by targeting Chinese firms. The Global Times accused the U.S. of "hegemonic hubris" and launching a "global assault" ...

Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

World 05/24/19, 01:33

A Nepalese woman lights a butter lamp during Buddha Jayanti, also known as Vesak, a festival marking the birthday, enlightenment and death of Gautama Buddha. In other images from the Asia-Pacific region this week, a police officer in Jakarta, Indonesia, fires his tear gas launcher at supporters of a losing presidential ...

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