A ‘certain country’ should heed Dr Mahathir’s advice to be fair, says China 


Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang says developing countries, including China and Malaysia, are entitled to enhance their capabilities in science and technology. – Pic from Chinese Embassy to Malaysia, May 31, 2019.

CHINA hopes a “certain country” will heed the advice of Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad on being fair to the developing countries.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said this at a press conference yesterday, while commending Dr Mahathir for staying impartial in the US-Huawei debacle.

Dr Mahathir was quoted by Nikkei Asian Review as saying that Western countries must accept that years of research and development has improved the capability of countries in the East, which no longer imitates products from the West.

He also affirmed that Malaysia will continue using Huawei technology as claims of espionage are not a concern. 

“We hope certain country will heed the advice from Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Adopt a fair attitude towards the progress of developing countries and see more opportunities in their development,” said Lu, in a clear allusion to the United States, which has banned Huawei technology and raised trade tariffs on Chinese imports.

In lauding the Malaysian prime minister for being candid and unbiased, Lu said bilateral co-operation in pursuing shared development is a win-win solution in in an era of economic globalisation.

This creates a bigger “pie of common interest” for all to share while also developing a broader development space.

Developing countries, including China and Malaysia, are entitled to enhance their developing capabilities and science and technology skills,” he said at the press conference, which transcipt is posted on on the Chinese embassy to Malaysia website. – May 31, 2019.
 


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  • Rogue China should abide by the world court ruling on South china Sea.China cannot claim that 3/4 of the sra

    Posted 5 years ago by Ron Gan · Reply

  • Rogue China should abide by the world court ruling on South china Sea.China cannot claim that 3/4 of the sea is theirs.Big bully China should vacate all os South chins sea.

    Posted 5 years ago by Ron Gan · Reply

    • If China is a rogue country then the world court should have follow up actions but somehow it is just silence and no bothers. USA attack many countries in the guise to rid dictators and proping up democracy but stirr up shits all over which caused miseries to the world due to the imbalance of power shifting and yet many shouted loud and blur of hoorays !!!!. Thanks God Vietnam did not allow them to win the war. African countries are singing praises of developement in their countries where no whites would like to partake and help out but here comes China with her manpower and financial support to ensure that it is done. You only hear the USA and European propaganda that China is issuing loans to buy up countries and trying to be super power. Yes Super Power of economic means and not by arms and missiles to make a statement. You think money just grow on trees for Chian to have the ability to do so and do you think the countries leaders that invited them in are stupid. Obviously it is viewed in accounting and economics potential with high propensity to stirr up their own countries. Even our prejudicial PM are now praisng China like anything, for the trade deals and infrastructure developement are going into full steam with a negotiated agreement of a win win. So you tell me Is China be a rogue.??? or you are ill informed ?????

      Posted 5 years ago by Lee Lee · Reply

  • I want to laugh at this statement. China is number 1 for industrial espionage. Everything is imitated and reproduced at lower costs with a few questionable technical improvements. They even get their tourists to spy and take images of everything that can be reproduced on a bigger scale. Developed and developing countries are not spared. Western countries are right to be concerned about Huawei's motives.

    Posted 5 years ago by Gerard Lourdesamy · Reply