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Source: ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming steps down as chairman

ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming has stepped down as chair of the company, after saying in May he would step down as CEO, a person with direct knowledge of the matter told journalist...

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Jack Ma spotted in Mallorca in rare trip abroad after China scrutiny

Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma was on the Spanish island of Mallorca where his luxury yacht is anchored, two Spanish newspapers have said, on his first known trip abroad since he fe...

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Billionaire Alibaba founder Jack Ma in Hong Kong?

Jack Ma, largely out of public view since a regulatory clampdown started on his business empire late last year, is currently in Hong Kong and has met business associates in recent ...

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Anti-monopoly fine pushes Alibaba to first operating loss as public company

China’s top e-commerce platform Alibaba Group posted its first quarterly operating loss since going public in 2014 due to a record anti-monopoly fine by the country’s m...

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Jack Ma makes rare visit to Alibaba headquarters in Hangzhou

Alibaba founder Jack Ma, largely out of public view amid a regulatory clampdown on the group, made a rare visit to its Hangzhou campus during the e-commerce giant’s annual &#...

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What’s next for Jack Ma’s Ant Group after China orders revamp?

China has imposed a sweeping restructuring plan on Ant Group, the FinTech conglomerate whose record $37 billion IPO was derailed by regulators in November, that will see the group ...

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Ant explores ways for Jack Ma to exit as Beijing piles pressure

Ant Group is exploring options for Jack Ma to divest his stake, as meetings with Chinese regulators signalled to the company that the move could help draw a line under Beijing̵...

Platform News: China's Alibaba online marketplace

China fines Alibaba record $2.75 billion for anti-monopoly violations

China has slapped an 18 billion yuan (approximately $2.75 billion) fine on Alibaba Group, after an anti-monopoly probe found the e-commerce giant had abused its dominant market pos...

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Alibaba’s Jack Ma makes first public appearance in three months

Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma made his first public appearance since October when he spoke to a group of teachers by video, easing concern about his unusual absence from the limeli...

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Where is Ant Group’s Jack Ma?

Alibaba and Ant Group founder Jack Ma has been under scrutiny by Beijing since he delivered a speech back in October that some criticised China’s regulatory system.

Platform News: Jack Ma, the founder of Alibaba

Alibaba and Jack Ma summoned by Indian court

An Indian court has summoned Alibaba and its founder Jack Ma at a case where a former worker in India says that he was fired after objecting to that which he saw because fake and c...

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Alibaba’s Jack Ma sells $8.2 billion worth shares

Alibaba Group co-founder Jack Ma has cut his stake in the company over the past year to 4.8% from 6.2%, cashing out around $8.2 billion at its current share price, the firm’s...

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SoftBank proposes three new board members as Alibaba’s Jack Ma resigns

SoftBank Group Corp have stated that Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma will resign from its board, in the latest departure by a high-profile ally of CEO Masayoshi Son.