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US national-security clearance of Softbank-Sprint deal hits Huawei

The US national security clearance of SoftBank Corp's US$20.1 billion acquisition of Sprint Nextel Corp imposes the first restrictions on a third-party supplier over claims of Chinese spying.

Friday, 31 May, 2013, 4:54am

Softbank agrees to US board veto in Sprint deal

The Japanese technology group Softbank will let the United States government have veto power over one nominee to Sprint Nextel's board to ease security concerns if itsUS$20.1 billion takeover bid succeeds, a person familiar with the matter said.

25 May 2013 - 2:53am

Softbank-Huawei links to raise US eyebrows

Softbank buys its mobile-phone network gear from Chinese companies which have been viewed as security threats by the United States and the relationship may become an issue as regulators review its bid for Sprint Nextel.

20 Oct 2012 - 4:00am

Business Digest, October 12, 2012

Canada extends review of CNOOC bid for Nexen

12 Oct 2012 - 3:00am

Bridge ready to ascend to Kingdom's throne

Sacred Kingdom's departure from the stage might also have served as the passing of the baton yesterday Danny Shum Chap-shing-trained Little Bridge returned to his brilliant best in the Group Three Bauhinia Sprint Trophy in the style of the superstar he had promised to become once before.

2 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Lucky Nine has feature at his mercy

The luxury of an ideal draw and a return to the scene of his biggest win can see the Caspar Fownes-trained Lucky Nine bounce back to winning form in the Group One Chairman's Sprint Prize (1,200m) at Sha Tin today.

5 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Let Me Fight to show his prowess

He has just one local victory and has been maligned even by those close to him as lacking a competitive will, but Let Me Fight gets his opportunity to prove his doubters wrong in the Happy Valley Trophy (1,200m) tonight.

21 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Bridge eyes Sprint with growing confidence

Gerald Mosse claims Little Bridge still has room to improve after he booked a return tilt at the Hong Kong Sprint with a dominant win in the Jockey Club Sprint.

Little Bridge lowered the boom on odds-on favourite Entrapment and proved he was the equal of any of what looks a wide-open group of sprinters with the three-quarter-length victory.

21 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Talented Entrapment can get back in the groove

Entrapment may have been suffering second-up syndrome when his unbeaten bubble burst last start, but he still has upside and can claim his place as the leading domestic hope in next month's international feature with a win in today's Jockey Club Sprint.

20 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

King dons mask as he goes in search of sprint vengeance

A masked Sacred Kingdom will attempt to avenge his narrow recent defeats on Sunday - and trainer Ricky Yiu Poon-fai and jockey Brett Prebble are confident the addition of blinkers will give the ageing champion all the edge he needs to claim a second Group Two Sprint Cup (1,200m).

28 Apr 2011 - 12:00am