Malcolm Turnbull (left) with US President Donald Trump in Washington in February 2018. Photo: EPA

Donald Trump’s Twitter use is ‘liberating’, Rupert Murdoch has ‘less influence’, says ex-PM Malcolm Turnbull

  • In a wide-ranging interview, the ousted former Australia prime minister argues mainstream media has less influence than it ever has
  • Calls treatment he received by Chinese media after quoting former Communist Party chairman Mao Zedong ‘utterly offensive’
Topic |   China economy

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Malcolm Turnbull (left) with US President Donald Trump in Washington in February 2018. Photo: EPA
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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’
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Malcolm Turnbull with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Photo: Reuters
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