While it may be difficult to enact a global set of regulations on surveillance technologies, individual countries can take the lead with enhanced monitoring and stronger laws.
Did the U.S. cave to China’s exercise in hostage diplomacy when it signed a plea deal with a Huawei executive that resulted in freedom for the two Michaels? Or was it China that miscalculated badly?
Dutch mobile operator KPN was warned in 2010 that Huawei could snoop on millions of its customers’ calls.
Australia’s policy-makers are pursuing a one-dimensional “stand up to Chinese bullying” approach — and it clearly isn’t working.
Sanctions against Huawei by the US Commerce department have been followed by other countries. How can the company’s business thrive with so few avenues left?
In the teeth of the crackdown on foreign listed companies, Ant Group has opted for Hong Kong – ultimately to the cost of American savers.
From the US kicking out Huawei to China’s Hong Kong crackdown, there is a lot standing in the way of happy east-west relations just now.
All round the world, executives are having to bend to the will of politicians.
As world trade breaks down into a patchwork of regional blocs, it raises questions about the future of global multinationals.
As the government considers antitrust action against big US technology companies, a global business scholar identifies four myths that need busting first.
Between trade and traditional security alliances, New Zealand is being pulled in opposite directions over China. A new foreign policy is urgently needed.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government seems helpless and confused on how to manage the tensions between the United States and China after being caught in the conflict’s crosshairs.
Huawei is unlikely to supply 5G technology to any of the English-speaking democracies. Britain had been its last big hope.
African policymakers should strenuously safeguard their right to choose from the widest possible range of technology options that suit their countries’ development needs.
It’s not just the coronavirus that is upping the ante, but tensions over Huawei and other technologies that are threatening to create a new cold war. And Australia will be caught in the middle.
Differences among the ‘Five Eyes’ over the tech company’s role in building 5G networks pose a threat to the long-standing Western consensus about how to manage relations with China.
Tensions have emerged before over US-UK intelligence sharing, but the Johnson government’s decision over Huawei is different.
After Theresa May passed the buck, her successor has put pragmatism first.
Introduced properly, 5G could have an enormous impact. We are placing it at risk.
Justin Trudeau’s government should assemble a strong, non-partisan China team led by the West to build a uniquely Canadian Asia strategy, with China at its core.