China Digest From the Web
The US trade war can’t derail China’s development – here are three reasons why The Beijing-based Development Professor argues that China tech has reached critical mass, the domestic market is very large and China’s work ethic will maintain China’s development path.
For two hours, a large chunk of European mobile traffic was rerouted through China There was Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) route leak at a Swiss data center. Instead of ignoring the BGP leak, China Telecom re-announced Safe Host’s routes as its own, and traffic meant for many European mobile networks was rerouted through China Telecom’s network. Gulp
China, Russia agree to upgrade relations for new era China and Russia have agreed to upgrade their relations to “a comprehensive strategic partnership of coordination for a new era”. The two countries have talked about closer economic ties (eg Russian energy for Chinese infrastructure) and also closer political ties.
5G — China’s Next National Project? China has already completed one major national project this century – the breakneck construction of its 20,000-mile-and-growing high-speed rail network. Now China is turning its eyes on 5G and US threats against Huawei are galvanising this move.