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Asia must step up tech security as it hands Huawei 5G green light

Governments around world set to follow UK stance on Chinese telecoms giant

| China

Britain's decision to green light Huawei's involvement in its future high-speed fifth-generation, or 5G, telecoms networks represents a clear defeat for American diplomacy. A similar pattern has emerged across Asia over recent months, with Washington's dire warnings about spying risks and the Chinese company's equipment largely ignored.

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