New Zealand leader says no final decision on using Huawei

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says no final decision has been made on whether Huawei equipment can be used in a planned network upgrade. Ne...

The Latest: NATO chief warns about China's 5G mobile deals

MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on Munich Security Conference (all times local): 6 p.m. The head of NATO says there's growing concern about China's increasing investment i...

'5G without Huawei is like rugby without New Zealand,' Chinese company claims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese telecom giant Huawei has taken out advertisements in New Zealand newspapers to hit back at the country’s ban. The advertisement Huawei has produced equate...

T-Mobile, Sprint execs defending merger to lawmakers

WASHINGTON (AP) — With their $26.5 billion merger hanging in the balance, top executives of T-Mobile and Sprint are taking their case to Congress, arguing that joining their companies won't hurt compe...

Taiwanese Apple supplier Career Technology to lay off over 400 workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese supplier to Apple Inc. Career Technology (Mfg.) Co. (嘉聯益科技股份有限公司) will lay off more than 400 employees from its plant in northern Taiwan later this month, announced t...

Air New Zealand plane turned back from China for referring to Taiwan as country

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Air New Zealand flight bound for Shanghai was forced to turn back on Saturday (Feb. 9) by Chinese authorities because it referred to Taiwan as a country, reported Stuff. ...

AP Explains: What is "5G" wireless, and should you care?

NEW YORK (AP) — A much-hyped network upgrade called "5G" means different things to different people. To industry proponents, it's the next huge innovation in wireless internet. To th...

Taiwan has strategic value in the US-China battle over 5G tech: expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An innovative research expert believes Taiwan’s excellence in the field of 5G technology is an asset in today’s political climate. Research director at the ...

Liberal Democracy or Communist Totalitarianism: the battle for Taiwan's future has already begun

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Some have said that Chinese telecom companies may put private data at risk, not only Huawei, but any Chinese smartphone manufacturer. This is why Taiwan and other nations ...

EU considering blanket ban on China's Huawei services across all member states

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Mobile network trade body GSMA is encouraging its members to discuss initiating a de facto ban on Huawei 5G equipment in the European Union amid security concerns. GSMA...

Nokia Q4 profit up as operators switching to 5G networks

HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia has reported increased fourth-quarter earnings on the back of grown orders from telecom operators of new-generation mobile networks that are expected to be rolled out commerciall...

Australian football team proud of Huawei sponsorship

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian football team says it wants to continue Huawei's longest-ever sports sponsorship despite the Chinese communication giant's legal wrangle with the United States...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Jan. 30 Orange County Register (Santa Ana, California) on the war in Afghanis...

The West turns its back on Huawei, as China cries foul after US indictments

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With only days before trade talks are set to resume, and with barely a month left in Trump’s 90-day trade war “armistice,” the U.S. on Jan. 28 released a...

Q&A: What is Huawei and why does Washington worry about it?

BEIJING (AP) — Huawei is China's first global tech brand and a growing source of tension between Washington and Beijing. Huawei Technologies Ltd. is the biggest supplier of network s...