Chinese Huawei supplier will punish staff for buying Apple iPhone in show of support for troubled tech giant

One of Huawei’s suppliers has threatened to fine its staff if they buy an Apple iPhone at any time in the next three years, in a bizarre show of support for the beleaguered Chinese technology giant.

Menpad, a Shenzhen-based LCD display maker, said it will punish any employee that buys the popular American smartphone by fining them by an amount equivalent to its market price.

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