Wang Zhimin, director of the central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong, speaks at a forum on Wednesday. Photo: Nora Tam

Beijing’s top official in Hong Kong taunts Washington over Huawei executive Sabrina Meng’s arrest, calling it ‘world’s biggest advertisement’

  • Director of mainland China’s liaison office says ‘Now, many of my friends and I are using Huawei phones’
  • Wang Zhimin’s remarks came at forum to discuss outcomes of nation’s annual political sessions
Topic |   Two Sessions 2019 (Lianghui)

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Wang Zhimin, director of the central government’s liaison office in Hong Kong, speaks at a forum on Wednesday. Photo: Nora Tam
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The University of Minnesota cut ties with both Huawei Technologies and Confucius Institute last month. Photo: Xinyan Yu/SCMP

Shutting the gates of academia: American universities cut ties to Huawei and Confucius Institute

  • The University of Minnesota ends programmes with both after US government efforts to restrict the relationships
  • Decisions made in a political climate of growing concern and suspicion about China, encouraged by the Trump administration
Topic |   Huawei

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The University of Minnesota cut ties with both Huawei Technologies and Confucius Institute last month. Photo: Xinyan Yu/SCMP
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