Former senator Nick Xenophon has drawn heat after it was announced that his legal and advisory firm brought in Huawei as a client. But he's hardly the first Australian to take a job spruiking for the Chinese technology giant.
Good morning, early birds. The US has unveiled a multi-charge indictment against Chinese tech giant Huawei and its CFO Meng Wanzhou, and former head of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation Oliver Yates is set to take on Josh Frydenberg as an independent. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The arrest of Meng Wanzhou may restart the US-China trade war, but it will just be a headwind of the looming global financial crash.
Telstra has failed, in the past, to take advantage of its position as the essential core of a networked world. How will they survive the next technological onslaught?
November's 5G auction comes not a moment too soon for Telstra CEO Andy Penn's massive company shakeup.
Even if the national security concerns are true, blocking Huawei from providing 5G would be a logistical nightmare for Australia.
Chinese ICT manufacturer Huawei has launched yet another charm offensive, this time aimed at AFR readers, about why it should be allowed into the backbone of global communications.
Malcolm Turnbull says we shouldn't have started from where we did on the NBN -- problem is, we didn't have much choice, thanks to market economics.
Communications Minister Mitch Fifield held his first meeting with a China state-owned telecommunications company that has no big presence in Australia.