In Photos: Huawei PHL Brings Journalists to its Shenzhen HQ, China

By EDD K. USMAN, SDN, Twitter @edd1819

SHENZHEN, Guandong, China (SDN) — IN time for the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 in Shanghai, Huawei Philippines has brought five Filipino journalists here to its headquarters

Ms. Karenina “Karrie” Escueta-Buenafe, public relations manager at Huawei Technologies Philippines, accompanied the Manila-based reporters. Their first stop was the Huawei HQ.


Huawei warmly welcomes Filipino journalists to its headquarters.


Selfie in the elevator, with Michelle (left), who toured and guided the reporters led by Melo Acuna (right) of Asia Pacific Daily (APD). Huawei Philippines Public Relations Manager Karrie Escueta-Buenafe at second behind, Aliyyah B. Sawadjaan of The Philippine Star, Riera Mallari of Manila Standard, Edgard ‘Badong’ Hilario (peeking behind Melo) of Manila Bulletin, and the author (Edd K. Usman), editor of SDN — Science and Digital News. (All photographs: SDN)

Escueta-Buenafe, representing his boss, Daniel Guo Zhi, led them from Manila via Hong Kong to Shenzhen and Shanghai.

They are Carmelo “Melo” Acuna of Asia Pacific Daily, China-based media organization; Edgard “Badong” Hilario, of Manila Bulletin’s Tech News Section; Riera Mallari of Manila Standard; Aliyya B. Sawadjaan of The Philippine Star; and Edd K. Usman, of SDN — Science and Digital News.

Here’s the visit in photographs:

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Huawei Dongguan Campus.


Huawei Vice President Joe Kelly as he hosts ‘Coffee with Joe Kelly.’


More scenes at the campus, with buildings mostly patterned after European architecture.




Huawei VP Joe Kelly, former journalist, discussing 5G.




A train ferrying Huawei staff and employees and students from building to building.

Tomorrow, June 26, the Filipino reporters will be flown to Shanghai to visit the MWC where Huawei has an exhibit booth. (SDN)

Updated for caption, and might need some more updates.





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