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Huawei hunts for ASEAN talent as part of $50m Asia team building

2-year training program meant to narrow digital skills gap in Asia-Pacific

Huawei's R&D center at its Shenzhen campus. The Chinese company is seeking to add digital talent from Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Cambodia. (Photo courtesy of Huawei)

BANGKOK -- China's Huawei Technologies has pledged to spend $50 million over the next five years to cultivate tech talent in the Asia-Pacific region, kicking off the initiative with a training program in Southeast Asia.

Huawei, the world's biggest telecommunications equipment supplier, will select 200 people between the ages of 15 and 30 for online training starting in 2022. During the second year, it will have 20 people intern at the company.

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