Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc toasts with US President Donald Trump in Manila. Photo: AFP
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Asian Angle by Le Hong Hiep

Vietnam races to launch 5G network, but Chinese tech giant Huawei notably left out of plan

  • The country’s major telecoms firms have been granted licenses to start network testing, with Viettel claiming to have services up and running soon
  • But as Hanoi seeks to boost ties with Washington, Vietnam’s new hi-tech network is likely to come without the Chinese tech maker’s gear

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Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc toasts with US President Donald Trump in Manila. Photo: AFP
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