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Alibaba's Jack Ma says 1 million US jobs pledge thwarted by trade row

Ma said his vow had been made on the basis of continued cooperation and trade growth between the US and China, and would now be difficult to fulfill.

published on : 20th September 2018

US-China trade war could last 20 years: Alibaba founder Jack Ma

That would mean no easing of tensions between the world's top two economies for many years after President Donald Trump has left office, even if he serves a second term, the CNN reported.

published on : 19th September 2018

Daniel Zhang: 'Singles’ Day' shopping event whiz is Jack Ma's successor pick

Since becoming chief operating officer in 2013 and CEO in 2015, Zhang has been leading work at Alibaba, with Ma stepping back and acting as more of a figurehead.

published on : 11th September 2018

Alibaba chairman Jack Ma to step down; CEO Daniel Zhang to succeed

The co-founder of the company, Ma, will, however, remain as a board member of the Alibaba Group until the annual shareholder meet in 2020.

published on : 10th September 2018

No adieu, Sesame! Alibaba denies Jack Ma set to retire

Despite widespread reports that Alibaba founder Jack Ma was retiring following a report by the New York Times, the Alibaba group has denied it.

published on : 9th September 2018

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire next week

Ma told The New York Times that he plans to step down from the company on Monday -- his 54th birthday -- referring to his departure as "the beginning of an era" rather than an end.

published on : 8th September 2018

Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad tours Alibaba, meets Jack Ma on China visit 

Malaysia's leader courted Chinese e-commerce investment in his country today, the start of his first trip to China since his stunning electoral victory three months ago.

published on : 18th August 2018

Mukesh Ambani pips Alibaba's Jack Ma to be Asia's richest billionaire

In a first, the country’s richest Indian Mukesh Ambani, on Friday pipped Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma to emerge as Asia’s richest person.

published on : 13th July 2018

Alibaba says annual net profit up 47 per cent in 2017/2018

The New York-listed firm added 98 million active consumers over the year ended March 31, to a total of 552 million using its e-commerce marketplaces.

published on : 4th May 2018

'Job-killing' robots, Artificial intelligence under scrutiny at World Economic Forum in Davos

It's a depressingly blunt statement for anyone to make, but even more so as it is the prediction of Jack Ma, CEO of the Chinese online sales giant Alibaba.

published on : 26th January 2018

Globalisation can't be stopped; if trade halts, war will follow: Jack Ma

Jack Ma said that to dissolve problems we need to embrace globalisation and it is our responsibility and opportunity to improve it.

published on : 24th January 2018

China's Alibaba Pictures buys stake in Steven Spielberg firm

Chinese internet billionaire Jack Ma has bought a stake in cinema legend Steven Spielberg's company.

published on : 10th October 2016