Weekly Top News - 2019 February 24


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  1. Trump tweets: “I want the US to win through competition, not by blocking out currently more advanced technologies.” His comments struck a noticeably more dovish tone than many others in his administration, who have been lobbying US allies not to use Huawei. - Read more

  2. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud on Sunday signed with Pakistan eight agreements worth $20bn. One of the agreements is on Saudi Arabia's Aramco-run $10bn refinery in the Pakistani port of Gwadar, one of the world's largest refineries. - Read more

  3. China’s reveals details of Greater Bay Area plan to turn Hong Kong and 10 neighboring cities into economic hub. Years in the making, the scheme embodies President Xi’s ambition to build innovation and finance powerhouse to rival Silicon Valley & Tokyo Bay Area. - Read more

  4. Following accusations of corruption along China-Pakistan Economic Corridor raised by Pakistan's communication minister Saeed, the Chinese company in question, China State Construction Engineering Corp (CSCEC), said it is "shocked" by the "groundless allegations". - Read more

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