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Spy boss says U.K. must decide if Huawei is suitable for 5G network

Business / Tech Dec 4, 2018

Spy boss says U.K. must decide if Huawei is suitable for 5G network

Alex Younger, head of the U.K.'s foreign intelligence agency MI6, said Theresa May's government must decide if Chinese-owned Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. should be barred from running fifth-generation telecom networks in Britain. The U.K. is coming under increasing pressure to restrict Huawei after New Zealand, ...

With an eye on China, EU agrees on investment screening rules

Business Nov 21, 2018

With an eye on China, EU agrees on investment screening rules

The European Union provisionally agreed Tuesday on rules for a far-reaching system to coordinate scrutiny of foreign investments into Europe, notably from China, to end what a negotiator called "European naivety." Negotiators for the European Parliament and the EU's 28 member states struck a deal ...

Security spending soars in China's troubled Xinjiang region: report

Asia Pacific Nov 6, 2018

Security spending soars in China's troubled Xinjiang region: report

Spending on security-related construction tripled in 2017 in China's far-western region of Xinjiang, where Beijing is accused of detaining as many as 1 million ethnic Uighurs and other Muslims, an academic analysis of government expenditure found. Beijing says its "vocational training centers" in Xinjiang camps ...