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Consortium led by Alibaba, Jiangsu government near deal for Suning

June 30, 2021 11:51 am

Alibaba’s Hong Kong-listed shares rose as much as 1.6% in Wednesday morning trading, while its American depositary receipts closed largely unchanged at $229.44 on Tuesday in New York.

Why China’s hated tech titan decided to play nice

June 03, 2021 12:29 pm

No longer Public Enemy No. 1, Tencent now enjoys a status akin to an enlightened ruler of an expansive tech empire. A big chunk of the Chinese internet industry now belongs to what’s known as the Tencent ecosystem.

'Dog biting dog': China's online fight could further empower Beijing

May 05, 2021 12:14 pm

Lawsuits are flying and tempers are flaring on the Chinese internet, home to the world’s largest single group of internet users. Beijing made it abundantly clear late last year that it was serious about curbing the power of a handful of companies that dominate online life in China.

Alibaba group fined $2.75 billion by China for anti-monopoly violations

April 11, 2021 11:17 am

The Alibaba business empire has come under intense scrutiny in China since billionaire founder Jack Ma’s stinging public criticism of the country’s regulatory system in October.

Explained: Why Jack Ma's 'return' has spread cheer and relief

January 21, 2021 8:23 am

Jack Ma was not seen in public after he delivered a speech at a conference in Shanghai in October 2020, in which he took a jab at Chinese authorities.

Jack Ma emerges for first time since crackdown on Ant and Alibaba

January 20, 2021 10:38 am

China’s most recognizable entrepreneur addressed scores of teachers on an online conference Wednesday, part of an annual event the billionaire hosts to recognize the achievements of rural educators. His appearance, first reported in a local blog, was confirmed by people familiar with the matter.

Explained: Who is Jack Ma, the Chinese billionaire and founder of Alibaba?

January 06, 2021 8:05 am

Alibaba Group Founder Jack Ma was absent from a TV show which he created that fuelled speculations about his whereabouts.

Absent on TV show, questions on Jack Ma’s whereabouts

January 05, 2021 10:11 am

Alibaba Group has said that Ma did not appear on the TV show — Africa’s Business Heroes — because of a scheduling conflict.

Is Jack Ma missing? Speculations rife as business tycoon not seen in public for weeks

January 06, 2021 8:32 am

Jack Ma was recently replaced as a judge in the final of the TV show 'Africa's Business Heroes'.

Alibaba chairman says China's antitrust rules 'necessary'

November 23, 2020 7:35 pm

Beijing’s announcement of proposed guidelines to enforce anti-competition law against internet companies is “timely and necessary,” Daniel Zhang said in a speech at the government-organized World Internet Conference in Wuzhen