Huawei Technologies founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei, right, explains the company’s 5G network products to Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, left, in Beijing on April 25, 2019. Photo: AP

Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad’s visit to Huawei in Beijing seen as sign of ‘endorsement’

  • Trip comes at a time when the telecoms firm has been vilified by the West over national security concerns
  • Some of Malaysia’s major telecoms operators, such as Maxis and Axiata, are already Huawei customers
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Huawei Technologies founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei, right, explains the company’s 5G network products to Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, left, in Beijing on April 25, 2019. Photo: AP
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Britain will allow Huawei a restricted role in building parts of its 5G network, a report says. Photo: AFP

Five Eyes spies play down split as ‘Huawei leak’ roils UK government

  • UK PM urged to investigate who leaked decision about Huawei’s role in Britain’s 5G network from confidential meeting of her National Security Council
  • Britain appears set to allow Huawei a restricted role in building parts of the network, as Chinese tech giant ‘welcomes report’
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Britain will allow Huawei a restricted role in building parts of its 5G network, a report says. Photo: AFP
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