Malcolm Turnbull with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: Reuters

Australia’s Huawei 5G ban is a ‘hedge’ against future Chinese aggression, says former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull

  • Huawei and fellow Chinese company ZTE were both banned from supplying 5G equipment to Australia’s wireless network in August on national security grounds
  • Failure to compete with Huawei and ZTE on 5G a ‘big oversight on the part of previous American administrations’
Topic |   China economy

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Malcolm Turnbull with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: Reuters
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Peking University professor He Weifang said the “the legal reasoning and adversary system in the United States is charming, the process of the case will be a great legal education to the Chinese public and its authority.” Photo: Simon Song

Huawei’s US government lawsuit may lift the air of ‘mystery’ around the Chinese telecoms giant

  • The US Congress has banned federal agencies from using equipment made by the Shenzhen-based firm due to national security concerns
  • Professor He Weifang says the case ‘would be fantastic’ if it helped reveal details of Huawei’s ownership structure and relationship with the Chinese government
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Peking University professor He Weifang said the “the legal reasoning and adversary system in the United States is charming, the process of the case will be a great legal education to the Chinese public and its authority.” Photo: Simon Song
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