Mon, 12 Nov 2018 11:41
Alibaba hits $31bn mark
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd generated RMB213.5 billion (US$30.8 billion) in gross merchandise volume (GMV) on November 11, an increase of 27 per cent over 2017.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 06:44
Alibaba hits another 'Singles Day' record but growth slows
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba filled a record $30.7 billion in orders on Sunday during its annual "Singles Day" shopping frenzy, but growth slowed from previous years.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 01:00
The out-of-this-world success of Singles’ Day
Alibaba Group is taking its stratospheric success to the next level with the launch of a mini-space station and a communication satellite, to coincide with the e-commerce giant’s 10th annual Singles’ Day shopping extravaganza, held yesterday.
Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:00
Somkid reaches out to Jack Ma to push Thai tourism
Thailand has beefed up its cooperation with Alibaba co-founder and chaiman Jack Ma to help promote the country’s tourism online in the hope of luring more Chinese to take trips to Thailand, while joining hands with the Chinese e-commerce giant for trade development.
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 01:00
Alibaba reaching for the stars in push for 10th Singles Day
CHINA’S Alibaba Group has taken a fresh step into space with the launch of what it calls a mini space station and the planned launch of a communication satellite, as the e-commerce giant gears up for its annual shopping festival on November 11 and eyes frontier technologies.
Sat, 27 Oct 2018 10:04
Alibaba reaching for the stars with Singles Day satellite
Alibaba Group has taken a fresh step into space with the launch of what it calls a mini space station and the planned launch of a communication satellite, as the e-commerce giant gears up for its annual shopping festival on Nov 11 and eyes frontier technologies.
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 01:00
Alibaba aims to grow five times bigger in Myanmar by mid-2019
DRIVEN by rapid gains in smartphone use and people’s willingness to try new things in Myanmar, Alibaba Group plans to grow its business by at least five times in the country in the coming six to eight months, according to Frans Maas, managing director of Shop.com.mm, which is now under the fold of the Chinese e-commerce giant.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:00
Jack Ma: Trade should be propeller of peace
Alibaba chairman Jack Ma said efforts should be made to promote the healthy development of China-US trade, even though it is hard to fulfill his previous promise of creating 1 million jobs for the United States under current circumstances.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 06:46
Alibaba's Ma says 1m US jobs pledge thwarted by trade row
Alibaba founder Jack Ma said his ambitious pledge to create one million jobs in the US had been scuppered by the trade row between Beijing and Washington, Chinese state news reported Thursday.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
Tmall enables Thai bottled bird’s nest to tap Chinese market
ALIBABA’S B2C e-commerce platform, Tmall, yesterday launched its Tmall Discovery campaign to bring Thai bottled bird’s-nest to the Chinese market.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 10:50
Meet Daniel Zhang, Alibaba's next chairman
The name of Daniel Zhang, or Zhang Yong in Chinese, has grabbed the headlines as Jack Ma, co-founder and chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba, announced on Monday his plans to step down on Sept 10 next year and hand over control of Alibaba to Zhang, the current CEO of the company.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:14
Images: Jack Ma with world leaders
China Daily compiles a photo gallery of Jack Ma, Alibaba's co-founder and chairman, showing him with world leaders. Jack Ma announced in an open letter that he will step down in a year's time as the chair of the company he founded 20 years ago.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:17
Alibaba, Russian tech firm Mail.ru announce partnership: statement
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba and Russian technology group Mail.ru on Tuesday announced an agreement to launch a joint venture in Russia and former Soviet countries.
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 13:53
‘Would rather die on the beach than in my office’ : Jack Ma
Chinese billionaire Jack Ma has shaken the global tech industry and beyond by revealing plans to step down from his role as executive chairman at Alibaba Group Holding, the most valuable company in Asia, in one year from Monday.
Mon, 10 Sep 2018 10:33
Jack Ma will quit Alibaba chairmanship in 2019
Jack Ma, founder and chairman of Chinese e-commerce tycoon Alibaba will leave his position as the company's chairman on Sept 10, 2019, according to an official announcement today. CEO Daniel Zhang Yong will take over as chairman, tech.sina reported.