A salesman works at a Huawei booth in Manila. Photo: Xinhua
A salesman works at a Huawei booth in Manila. Photo: Xinhua
Huawei

How Philippines’ embrace of Huawei reflects China’s growing influence and failure of US pressure tactics

  • Philippines – one of the oldest US allies in Asia – is moving ahead with plans to use Huawei equipment in upcoming trials of 5G wireless systems
  • Countries are reluctant to exclude Huawei, whose products are considered equal to or better than Western rivals, and can be 30 per cent cheaper

Topic |   Huawei
A salesman works at a Huawei booth in Manila. Photo: Xinhua
A salesman works at a Huawei booth in Manila. Photo: Xinhua
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