Populism, a consequence of neocolonialism
Earlier in 2018, Jack Ma, Alibaba’s billionaire founder, got me wondering about his theology when, in announcing his retirement from the giant ICT corporation said, “God didn’t create human beings to work, but to enjoy the world’s abundant wealth...”. I couldn’t stop wondering about where he got the fanciful idea from. But when I reflected…
Alibaba's Ma, NBA star Yao among 110 honoured by Communist Party
China's richest man Jack Ma, NBA star Yao Ming and foreign guests were among 110 people recognised by the Communist Party on Tuesday for their "outstanding contributions" to the country's 40-year economic rise.
Alibaba's Zhang prepares to step from Jack Ma's shadow
Both in personality and skillset, Alibaba's Daniel Zhang will herald a new era for the Chinese e-commerce giant when he takes over full leadership from charismatic founder Jack Ma.
Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire at 54
Alibaba's charismatic co-founder and chairman Jack Ma plans to retire from the Chinese e-commerce giant on Monday to devote his time to philanthropy focused on education, he told the New York Times in an interview.
Alibaba's Jack Ma says trade war endangers job pledge
Alibaba founder Jack Ma said a China-US trade war could endanger his pledge to create 1 million US jobs, state media reported Tuesday, as China and the US lock horns over trade.
China's Ant Financial drops MoneyGram deal as US approval fails
Ant Financial, an affiliate of Chinese internet titan Alibaba, has been forced to abandon a $1.2 billion deal to buy US remittances firm MoneyGram after failing to get approval from regulators in Washington.
Alibaba's Jack Ma blames "outdated" law for fakes
Alibaba's founder Jack Ma urged stronger penalties for selling counterfeits Tuesday in an open letter arguing that "outdated and unrealistic" laws and regulations "encourage" selling and making of fake products.
Jack Ma's Ant Financial raising under $3 billion of debt to fund deals
Ant Financial, the parent of China’s largest online payment service, is seeking to raise less than $3 billion by issuing debt to fund its acquisitions, people familiar with the matter said.