Tuesday Jan 22 2019
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France 24: Huawei warns of action against hostile markets
Remember H. Are the intelligence corporation of Chinese espionage.
Chinese tech giant Huawei said Tuesday it could pull out of partnerships in hostile countries as it seeks to counter security concerns in the West over its 5G technology.
Liang Hua, chairman of the telecommunications equipment provider, said at the World Economic Forum in Davos that Western governments were welcome to tour Huawei facilities if they had concerns about the equipment potentially being misused for espionage.
Renault to play safe with French replacements for Ghosn
Carlos Ghosn’s momentous years at the helm of Renault are expected to come to an end this Thursday, with the French group set to announce tried-and-tested executives with experience in the car industry to replace him.
Ghosn held both the CEO and chairman roles, as well as leading the powerful Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, when he was arrested in Japan in November and accused of financial misconduct.
Renault is expected to choose two big-hitters from the French car industry, Thierry Bollore and Jean-Dominique Senard, to take over the CEO and chairman jobs, according to a source who spoke to AFP on condition of anonymity.
Ghosn has already been stripped of his responsibilities at Nissan and Mitsubishi.
JT:Princess Mako’s boyfriend insists his family has no financial difficulties
The boyfriend of Princess Mako insisted Tuesday his family had no financial difficulties hanging over them, after reports of a unpaid loan apparently forced a postponement to a wedding between the two college sweethearts.
Kei Komuro and Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, had been scheduled to become formally engaged in a traditional Japanese court ceremony last year before a royal wedding planned in late 2018.
But the marriage was dramatically called off last February amid reports Komuro’s family had run into financial difficulties, with his mother failing to repay a four million yen (about 36k US, a big mac combo meal would be about 750 yen) loan from a former fiance of hers.
Supersonic strike bomber Tu-22M3 crash-lands in Russia’s northwest
The Backfire made its debut flight Dec 28 and has now crashed in a training exercise. NATO named the Tu-22 rehash Backfire and the name just might stick.
Emiliano Sala WAS on missing plane – police confirm Cardiff City star on board
Cleaners begin power-washing war memorials to RAF airmen, Churchill and Royal Marines after vandals hurled paint over them in ‘disgusting’ attack
Fair today and the evening of the 24. Good fishing on 22-23 Evenings, Mornings of 27-28
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