The UK government has decided to allow Huawei to continue to be in its 5G networks but with restrictions. The Chinese company will be banned from supplying equipment to “sensitive parts” of the network, known as the core. In addition, it will only be allowed to account for 35%... Read more
Friday’s warning comes after tribes close to renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar called for a blockade of coastal oil export terminals Libya‘s National Oil Company (NOC) has warned against threats to block oil exports, the country’s main source of income, before a highly-anticipated summit in... Read more
BEIJING – Chinese tech giants including ByteDance, TikTok’s parent company, and Huawei Technologies are working closely with the Communist Party to censor and surveil Uighur Muslims in China’s western region of Xinjiang, according to a report published on Thursday (Nov 28). New evidence of links between the security apparatus... Read more
SHENZHEN (REUTERS) – Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies said on Tuesday (Nov 12) it will hand out 2 billion yuan (S$389 million) in cash rewards to staff working to help it weather a US trade blacklisting. The world’s largest telecoms equipment provider has said it has been trying to... Read more
HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) – Alibaba Group logged more than 268 billion yuan (S$52 billion) of purchases during its Singles’ Day bonanza, exceeding last year’s record haul after a 24-hour shopping marathon. An estimated half-billion shoppers from China to Russia and Argentina swarmed the e-commerce giant’s sites to scoop up... Read more
‘Parallel imports’ are when cheaper versions of car models are shipping into the UAE form neighbouring countries A leading automobile executive has called for a clampdown on unsold excess stock coming into the UAE form neighbouring countries and being sold on the grey market, it was reported. “Many of... Read more
7 sq km project will be home to a diverse collection of museums and galleries in addition to a cultural and educational experiences The restoration and reimagining of Diriyah, a sweeping 18th century adobe city that once served as the capital and stronghold of the first Saudi state, will... Read more
Oil giant aims to incentivize its 73,000 staff with the share scheme, according to its IPO prospectus Saudi Aramco is to offer $1 billion in shares to employees as part of its initial public offering (IPO) next month, according to the official prospectus. The move is part of a... Read more
Roads & Transport Authority says taxi booking and dispatch services will be moved to Hala, the joint venture between RTA and Careem Dubai’s Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that its taxi booking and dispatch services will be moved to Hala, the joint venture between RTA and Careem,... Read more
Zain says Ericsson’s 5G portfolio will enable it to expand coverage while simultaneously strengthening its current network Zain has selected Ericsson to build its 5G network in Bahrain, with the first commercial 5G services expected to go live before the end of 2019. Spanning Ericsson 5G Radio Access Network... Read more