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I applied for Harvard 10 times, but was rejected: Business magnate Jack Ma

March 22, 2020 11:46 am

"I think we have to get used to it. We are not that good. Even today, we still have a lot of people rejected...(but) we keep on fighting; we keep on changing ourselves," said Jack Ma.

Bill Gates to Jack Ma, how billionaires are helping in the fight against coronavirus

March 22, 2020 6:31 pm

We are listing down the commitments or donations announced by the billionaires worldwide to help aid the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Mukesh Ambani loses Asia's richest crown to Jack Ma in $5.8 billion rout

March 10, 2020 6:02 pm

Mukesh Ambani is no longer Asia’s richest man, relinquishing the title to Jack Ma after oil prices collapsed along with global stocks.

In China rich list: Jack Ma retains top spot; pork producers jump to top 20

October 27, 2019 5:23 am

Technology dominated the top 10 of the Hurun China Rich List this year. Specifically, the top two spots of the list: former chairman of Alibaba Group Jack Ma remained the richest man on the Chinese mainland.

Jack Ma is retiring from Alibaba. He won’t go far.

September 11, 2019 12:45 pm

Alibaba also owns China’s biggest cloud-computing business and one of its biggest meal-delivery services and logistics networks. Overall, the company is still growing at a healthy pace.

Global population decline will hit China hard

September 11, 2019 12:17 pm

Business leaders and analysts see the global population declining in the next century, and China will be badly affected. The Asian nation is well-advised to make precautions soon to avoid a humanitarian crisis.

Watch: Alibaba's founder Jack Ma signs off with a rock-star performance at farewell concert

September 11, 2019 12:18 pm

Toward the end of the ceremony, Jack Ma, co-founder Lucy Peng, and CEO of Alibaba's technology committee Wang Jian donned rock star-style leather jackets and wigs to perform Chinese pop songs.

Tearful Jack Ma bids Alibaba farewell with rock show

September 11, 2019 12:20 pm

Ma was spotted at one point welling up with tears as staff put on skits and sang songs, prompting the topic “Jack Ma has cried” to trend on Chinese social media platform Weibo.

Alibaba set for 'big challenge' as flamboyant chairman Jack Ma departs

September 10, 2019 7:39 am

The resignation plan announced by Alibaba's Jack Ma last year was perceived as unusual as it is rare for a founder of such a big and transformative tech firm to retire this early.

Explained: The making of e-commerce titan Jack Ma

September 10, 2019 7:58 am

Jack Ma is valued at $38.4 billion, and occupies the 21st spot on the Forbes list of richest billionaires. Apart from his business triumphs, the Chinese entrepreneur is known for his charismatic public appearances and philanthropic work.