‘Economist’ Failed to Disclose Lucrative Beijing Ties

UK mag cashed Huawei checks as it covered telecom giant

The Economist provided sympathetic coverage of a Chinese tech giant widely considered a national security risk without disclosing the publication’s lucrative business relationship with the firm that spanned nearly a decade.

Huawei-Funded Think Tank Takes Aim at Top China Hawk

Peterson Institute for International Economics works with regime officials to rebut China criticism

A prominent U.S. think tank that received hundreds of thousands of dollars from Huawei has repeatedly given senior Chinese officials a megaphone to rail against the Trump administration and promote pro-China talking points.

U.S. to Restrict Visas for Employees of Chinese Tech Firms

New measures restrict travel for Huawei employees

HuaweiThe Trump administration on Wednesday imposed severe new restrictions on employees of Chinese state-controlled tech firms, including tech giant Huawei, which the United States accuses of serving as a spy tool for the communist regime.

Britain Set to Ban Huawei From 5G

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to ban Huawei from Britain's 5G network in a landmark decision that will anger Beijing but win plaudits from President Donald Trump as the United States grapples with China's rising economic and technological clout.

FCC Issues Final Orders Declaring Huawei, ZTE National Security Threats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday formally designated China’s Huawei Technologies Co and ZTE Corp as posing threats to U.S. national security, a declaration that bars U.S. firms from tapping an $8.3 billion government fund to purchase equipment from the companies.

Trump Admin Says Chinese Military Is Backing Huawei and Other Top Firms

HuaweiThe Trump administration has determined that top Chinese firms, including telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies and video surveillance company Hikvision, are owned or controlled by the Chinese military, laying the groundwork for new U.S. financial sanctions, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

China Builds Massive Spying Capacity in Africa

State-linked firms have built almost 200 government buildings on the continent

The Chinese government has established an unparalleled spying capacity in Africa by encouraging Chinese companies such as Huawei to construct government buildings across the continent, according to a recent report.