German Chancellor Angela Merkel intervened to ensure Chinese tech giant Huawei was not banned from pitching for 5G contracts, a business newspaper reported. Photo: EPA-EFE

Germany’s proposal on 5G network security leaves door open for China’s Huawei, sparking criticism

  • Chancellor Angela Merkel reported to have stepped in to ensure tech giant was not prohibited from pitching for contracts
  • But draft rules likely to face significant resistance from lawmakers in the Bundestag, observer says
Topic |   China-EU relations

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel intervened to ensure Chinese tech giant Huawei was not banned from pitching for 5G contracts, a business newspaper reported. Photo: EPA-EFE
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US lawmakers have passed a bill praising Canada for its role in detaining Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. Photo: AP

US passes bill praising Canada over detention of Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou

  • Document is one of four pieces of China-focused legislation approved by House of Representatives on Tuesday
  • Chamber ‘commends’ Canadian government for ‘upholding the rule of law and complying with its international legal obligations’
Topic |   Meng Wanzhou

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US lawmakers have passed a bill praising Canada for its role in detaining Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. Photo: AP
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