Midday Dispatch – Corporate and Financial News

Inbound tourist trips in Malta, for the first five months of 2019 amounted to 929,979, an increase of 2.8 per cent over the same period Read more

Huawei planning extensive layoffs in the United States


Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is planning extensive layoffs in the United States as the Chinese telecoms equipment company grapples with its U.S. blacklisting, the … Read more

Midday Corporate Dispatch – Financial and Corporate News

Good afternoon,

These are the salient Corporate and Financial news  for our first edition of the Midday Corporate Dispatch.


Bank of Valletta’s last … Read more

Facebook stops pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones

Reuters reports that Facebook Inc is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, in the face of a U.S. ban on its … Read more

China threatens of blacklisting ‘foreign’ companies in retaliation for Huawei’s export ban

China announced it will establish a non-reliable entity list targeting foreign companies which harm the “legitimate rights and interests” of Chinese groups, ratcheting up tensions … Read more

Huawei reviews relationship with FedEx – Reports

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei is reviewing its relationship with FedEx Corp after it claimed the U.S. package delivery company, without detailed explanation, diverted two … Read more

Trump offers including Huawei in trade deal between the US and China

US President Donald Trump has said Huawei could be part of a trade deal between the US and China, despite branding the telecoms firm “very … Read more

Panasonic halts component shipments to Huawei


Panasonic has halted shipments of some components to Huawei in order to comply with US export restrictions.

The Japanese group said it had sent … Read more

Huawei founder warns Trump:  ‘You underestimate our abilities’


Ren Zhengfei, the founder of Huawei has taken aim at U.S. President Donald Trump, warning that  U.S.  restrictions on its business “underestimate our abilities”.… Read more

USA ease restrictions on Huawei

The Trump administration has issued a licence that will allow US companies to keep doing business with Huawei for the next three months in a … Read more

UK security services foiled 19 major terror attacks over past two years


Home Secretary Sajid Javid revealed in a speech Monday that the the tempo of terror activity is increasing.

He said that in the past … Read more

Corporate Dispatch Morning Briefing – Monday 20th May 2019

Good morning,

The leading story on all Maltese newspapers relates to the latest developments in the case of the murder of Lassane Cisse. The world … Read more

Google suspends business with Huawei, Intel, Qualcomm, and Broadcom cut off dealings too

Reuters reports that Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware and software products except those covered by open source licenses.… Read more

Germany, France and The Netherlands declare that they won’t follow the USA in blocking Huawei

Germany, France and the Netherlands have said they will not block Huawei from participating in the expansion of national 5G networks. The US fears that … Read more

China laments blacklisting of Huawei by US


China expressed its strong opposition to countries imposing unilateral sanctions on Chinese entities. The comments by a Chinese Commerce Ministry spokesman were made in … Read more

Corporate Dispatch Morning Briefing – Thursday 16th May 2019

Good morning

Your morning briefing for Thursday, with a round up of news from Malta, Europe and around the world.

This is our headline selection.… Read more

Trump declares national emergency over IT threats, issues executive order to protect US networks

US President Donald Trump declared a national emergency and signed an executive order that bans U.S. companies from using foreign telecom services that could pose … Read more

Order imminent from Trump laying ground for Huawei ban


President Donald Trump is expected to issue an executive that would effectively prohibit US companies from using any telecoms equipment manufactured by China’s Huawei.… Read more

Huawei ready to give assurances it won’t spy


Amid U.S. pressure on European countries to shun the firm over espionage concerns, Chinese telecom giant Huawei said it’s willing to sign no-spy agreements … Read more

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson sacked in relation to Huawei leak

British Prime minister Theresa May asked Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson to leave after inquiry concluded that there was ‘no credible version of events to explain … Read more

Italian PM assures Huawei it won’t face discrimination

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte revealed he had assured China’s Huawei Technologies that it would not face discrimination in the roll-out of Italy’s 5G telecoms … Read more

Are concerns about Huawei justified?

Huawei is a Chinese business which has grown to become the world’s largest telecommunications equipment vendor.

Reports of its equipment being banned as nations seek … Read more

UK’s Huawei role in future 5G mobile network provokes controversy in weakened British Government

Two Cabinet ministers have publicly denied leaking details of the Huawei controversy as Theresa May launched a formal inquiry into the affair.

The Telegraph reports

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Corporate Dispatch Morning Briefing and Newspaper Review

Good morning,

The latest from Sri Lanka, Libya and the UK, the headlines from Malta’s front pages in your morning briefing for today.



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