Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia’s prime minister, speaks during the Future of Asia conference in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday. (Photographer: Akio Kon/Bloomberg)

Malaysia’s Mahathir Backs Huawei in Rare Public Rebuke of U.S.

(Bloomberg) -- Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad praised Huawei Technologies Co., snubbing the Trump administration’s global campaign against the Chinese network gear maker.