Amidst the uncertainty and the volatile economic environment caused by the US-China trade war, Huawei has decided to put its foot down and pave its own way for the future of the company with or without Google, its partner in the race towards building newer Android technology for smartphones.

Read more: Huawei will pave its own path with or without Google

In the race to keep up with ever-evolving consumer needs, Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC) have begun discussions with Singtel Telecommunications, among others, in order to procure one of Singapore’s planned virtual bank licenses, a spokesperson for the matter said.

Read more: OCBC seeks virtual bank license via joint venture with telcos

The Registrar of Companies (RoC) in Mumbai and Delhi have been ordered to “withhold any further action” pertaining to the Tata Tele-Bharti Airtel merger as the Department of Telecom (DoT) has “not given written approval yet” to the agreement, an act that could potentially delay the progress of the high-profile transaction.

Read more: DoT orders Tata Tele-Bharti Airtel merger to be held in abeyance

With all the hullabaloo surrounding the US-China trade wars and the former’s subsequent ban on Chinese telco products, you would think that Southeast Asia (SEA), who relies heavily on both economic superpowers, would be just as concerned about this as the rest of the world. Instead, the region has chosen to turn the other cheek in this whole debacle, opting to look at the bigger picture in relation to its own economic and political relationships with the two countries.

Read more: US ban on Chinese telco equipment mostly ignored in Southeast Asia

MEF announced the publication of the industry’s first global standard defining an SD-WAN service and its service attributes. SD-WAN Service Attributes and Services (MEF 70) was officially approved by MEF members and ratified by the MEF Board of Directors at the organization’s recent Annual Members Meeting.

Read more: Industry’s first SD-WAN standard officially published

In line with its drive towards building trust in the cybersecurity industry, Kaspersky announced the opening of its first Transparency Center in Asia Pacific, to be hosted by CyberSecurity Malaysia - Malaysia's national cybersecurity specialist agency. The company's third code review facility will be located at Menara Cyber Axis, Cyberjaya, alongside key cyber-related government agencies in the country.

Read more: Cybersecurity Malaysia hosts launch of Kaspersky’s first Transparency Centre in APAC

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