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Watch: Jack Ma appears in online video after missing from public view for over two months
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Watch: Jack Ma appears in online video after missing from public view for over two months

In the video, the Chinese tycoon is seen addressing teachers supported by his foundation. The video also showed the businessman visiting a school on 10 January

Where is Jack Ma?: Alibaba founder not seen since October as China gets tough with his business
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Where is Jack Ma?: Alibaba founder not seen since October as China gets tough with his business

Some see Ma’s absence from the public glare as a warning from the ruling Communist Party that even a wildly successful entrepreneur can’t publicly defy regulators

Alibaba's Jack Ma resigns from SoftBank board; to pull back from formal business roles, focus on philanthropy
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Alibaba's Jack Ma resigns from SoftBank board; to pull back from formal business roles, focus on philanthropy

SoftBank said it will propose three new appointments to the board, including group CFO Yoshimoto Goto, at its annual general meeting on 25 June.

Jeff Bezos could become world's first trillionaire by 2026, says study; Amazon founder is world's richest person
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Jeff Bezos could become world's first trillionaire by 2026, says study; Amazon founder is world's richest person

A study titled ‘The Trillion Dollar Club’ was conducted by Comparisun and it has predicted that Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO, Amazon, could become the world’s first trillionaire.

Mukesh Ambani regains 'richest person in Asia' tag; topples Jack Ma after $5.7 bn Facebook-Jio deal
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Mukesh Ambani regains 'richest person in Asia' tag; topples Jack Ma after $5.7 bn Facebook-Jio deal

Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has regained the 'richest person in Asia' tag after Facebook's $5.7 billion (Rs 43,574 crore) investment in Jio Platforms on 22 April.

Mainland China reports drop in new cases as number of infected increase in Beijing, Shanghai
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Mainland China reports drop in new cases as number of infected increase in Beijing, Shanghai

China had 16 new infections on Sunday, out of which 12 were imported infections, making local transmission at all-time low.

Alibaba Singles’ Day sales hit $23 bn in first nine hours; over 500 mn users likely to participate in shopping festival this year
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Alibaba Singles’ Day sales hit $23 bn in first nine hours; over 500 mn users likely to participate in shopping festival this year

Alibaba netted sales worth $30 billion on its platforms on Singles’ Day last year, dwarfing the $7.9 billion US online sales for Cyber Monday.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma steps down as chairman on 55th birthday as part of succession plan
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Alibaba founder Jack Ma steps down as chairman on 55th birthday as part of succession plan

His successor as the chairman is CEO Daniel Zhang, a former accountant and 12-year veteran of Alibaba

Jack Ma steps down as chairman of Alibaba on 55th birthday amid uncertainty, Sino-US trade tariff war
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Jack Ma steps down as chairman of Alibaba on 55th birthday amid uncertainty, Sino-US trade tariff war

Ma, a former English teacher, founded Alibaba in 1999 to connect Chinese exporters to American retailers.

Jack Ma denies reports of retirement, to unveil a succession plan for Alibaba: Report
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Jack Ma denies reports of retirement, to unveil a succession plan for Alibaba: Report

"An Alibaba spokesman said Ma remains the company's executive chairman and will provide transition plans over a significant period of time," the SCMP wrote.

Elon Musk and Jack Ma disagree on humanity's concerns about artificial intelligence
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Elon Musk and Jack Ma disagree on humanity's concerns about artificial intelligence

However, both agree human mortality is a good thing, as each generation brings new ideas to challenges.

Alibaba plans $20 bn Hong Kong listing; move to give firm a war chest to keep investing in technology
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Alibaba plans $20 bn Hong Kong listing; move to give firm a war chest to keep investing in technology

Since its US listing, Alibaba has nearly doubled in size to become the largest-listed Chinese company with a market value of more than $400 billion.

China's 996 work policy is causing a high rate of burn-out among its tech workers
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China's 996 work policy is causing a high rate of burn-out among its tech workers

China is overworking their tech employees to retain their 'tech giant' status and is causing serious health and mental illness.

Alibaba head Jack Ma's remarks spark debate over work-life balance in China; Communist Party daily says move unfair
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Alibaba head Jack Ma's remarks spark debate over work-life balance in China; Communist Party daily says move unfair

Alibaba chief Jack Ma is one of China's richest men and his comments last week brought both condemnation and support as China's more mature economy enters a period of slower growth.

12-hour work day: Millions of Indians regard as normal what Alibaba chief Jack Ma asked of his employees
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12-hour work day: Millions of Indians regard as normal what Alibaba chief Jack Ma asked of his employees

Today, the eight-hour work day remains elusive, particularly for Asians. An ILO study in 2018 showed that in South Asia and East Asia on an average, workers are putting in 46 hours a week.

Jack Ma is Communist Party member, claims Chinese daily; Alibaba says CEO's political affiliation doesn't influence business
India

Jack Ma is Communist Party member, claims Chinese daily; Alibaba says CEO's political affiliation doesn't influence business

Jack Ma, the head of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and China’s best-known capitalist, is a Communist Party member, the official Party newspaper said on Monday, debunking a public assumption the billionaire was politically unattached.

China's giant tech scene hit by trade war with US and rising censorship
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China's giant tech scene hit by trade war with US and rising censorship

China’s tech industry is facing a reckoning amid rising state control over the sector and trade war.

Alibaba Singles' Day tops $30 billion in sales but growth rate was at its slowest
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Alibaba Singles' Day tops $30 billion in sales but growth rate was at its slowest

Alibaba Singles' Day event's annual growth has reportedly dropped to its slowest-ever rate.

Alibaba generates $10 Billion GMV within an hour of is 11.11 Single's Day sale
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Alibaba generates $10 Billion GMV within an hour of is 11.11 Single's Day sale

Alibaba also hosted the countdown to the official launch gala on its video streaming platform Youku.