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Jack Ma


Ant Group's valuation seen dropping to $108 billion on crackdown

January 22, 2021 11:36 am

Jack Ma’s fintech giant may be worth less than 700 billion yuan ($108 billion) under the draft proposals, which could reduce the value of Ant’s Alipay service by half, according to senior analyst Francis Chan.

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.

Where is Jack Ma? Alibaba founder's 'disappearance' triggers conspiracy theories online

January 06, 2021 10:58 am

Jack Ma, whose companies have been subjected to a crackdown from Chinese regulators, has also been absent on social media, with the last Twitter post on October 10.

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'.

China launches antitrust probe into tech giant Alibaba

December 24, 2020 9:29 am

The probe is part of an accelerating crackdown on monopolistic behaviour in China's booming internet space.

Explained: What is the Ant Group, and why is their IPO suspended?

November 06, 2020 1:00 pm

Ant Group IPO: The suspension, seen as a measure to rein in Jack Ma, was done after a meeting between the regulators and the company's top executives.

Jack Ma’s wealth drops $3 billion after Ant Group IPO freeze

November 04, 2020 8:02 am

The IPO would also have boosted the fortunes of a group of early investors and employees, with more than a dozen other people slated to become billionaires.