German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a question-and-answer session at the Global Solutions World Policy Forum in Berlin on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg/Krisztian Bocsi

Angela Merkel resists US pressure to ban Huawei as Germany launches 5G auction

  • Chancellor says government will tighten network security requirements but not single out individual companies
  • Citing spying concerns, US has threatened to scale back information sharing with Berlin if it does not exclude hardware from Chinese vendor
Topic |   Huawei

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a question-and-answer session at the Global Solutions World Policy Forum in Berlin on Tuesday. Photo: Bloomberg/Krisztian Bocsi
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Patrick Ho was found guilty on seven counts of bribery and money laundering last year. Photo: AP

Disgraced Hong Kong official Patrick Ho compares himself to Huawei boss Sabrina Meng and claims he is first ‘sacrificial lamb’ in US-China trade war

  • City’s former home affairs minister has been found guilty of bribery and money laundering in New York Southern District Court
  • Prosecutors have asked judge to send him to jail for five years, saying Ho has shown no remorse for his crimes
Topic |   Patrick Ho

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Patrick Ho was found guilty on seven counts of bribery and money laundering last year. Photo: AP
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