People gather at Tokyo’s Shibuya crossing during the 2020 New Year's celebrations. The Japanese government plans to introduce a new law aimed at boosting local competitiveness, while fending off Chinese influence in hi-tech infrastructure like 5G mobile networks. Photo: dpa

Japan eyes new tech law to fend off Chinese influence: report

  • The Japanese government plans to introduce the bill in the ordinary Diet session and have it in effect by this summer
  • China has said restrictions on Chinese technology could damage bilateral ties
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People gather at Tokyo’s Shibuya crossing during the 2020 New Year's celebrations. The Japanese government plans to introduce a new law aimed at boosting local competitiveness, while fending off Chinese influence in hi-tech infrastructure like 5G mobile networks. Photo: dpa
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