The Huawei logo at a shopping mall in Shanghai. Photo: Reuters

Using Huawei for 5G in South Korea presents ‘little security risk’

  • Senior Seoul official says equipment from the Chinese tech giant is isolated from defence and security networks and the threat is minimal
  • But the US ambassador has warned that working with unreliable 5G providers could have long-term implications
Topic |   South Korea

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The Huawei logo at a shopping mall in Shanghai. Photo: Reuters
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Nations are facing pressure from the US to avoid using Huawei equipment in their 5G networks. Photo: Reuters

Huawei ban: why Asian countries are shunning Trump’s blacklist despite concerns about China’s influence

  • Fears are growing throughout Asia that a clash of superpowers will end up hurting smaller nations
  • Trump’s decision to blacklist Huawei, one of China’s most strategically important companies, has roiled global markets
Topic |   Huawei

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Nations are facing pressure from the US to avoid using Huawei equipment in their 5G networks. Photo: Reuters
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