Malaysia’s 5G Rollout Enmeshed in Big Power Rivalry
US, EU lean hard on Putrajaya to keep out Huawei
By: Dennis Ignatius
As US-China competition intensifies, it is becoming harder and harder for small countries like Malaysia to steer clear of big-power rivalry. Malaysia’s 5G rollout is a case in point.
Many Malaysians were outraged to learn that EU and US envoys had lobbied Putrajaya against Huawei’s participation. The US ambassador, for example, warned …
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