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  1. Alibaba targets global expansion

    Posted Sep 11th 2006, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... Sherman So Alibaba, the largest business-to-business e-commerce site in China, plans to go global in the next few years. The unlisted Hangzhou-based company had raised its sights since its ... Asia, even Europe,' he said. Companies in India and Southeast Asia 'have found Alibaba's B2B service useful. Even at this moment, we have Indian companies as members', Mr ...

  2. Alibaba, eBay seek user sharing deal

    Posted Dec 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung Online auction sites propose alliance to help buyers and sellers across the world Alibaba.com is seeking a deal with eBay to share each other's user-base globally, ... from more than 50 per cent three years ago to only 29.1 per cent this year compared with the Alibaba.com-owned three-year-old Taobao.com's 67.3 per cent. 'With the confirmation ...

  3. Cash-rich Alibaba not listing

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Frederick Yeung China's largest online marketplace Alibaba.com has dismissed speculation that it is looking to go public, saying it has a large stockpile of cash after merging with mainland portal Yahoo China last year. Alibaba chief executive Jack Ma said yesterday that as Yahoo, the parent of Yahoo China, had paid US$1 billion for a 40 per cent stake in the merged firm, ...

  4. Alibaba considers online services for mobiles

    Posted Sep 26th 2006, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... SHERMAN SO Alibaba, which controls China's largest business-to-business marketplace, plans to make internet services that include the country's largest online auction site available to mobile-phone users amid concern over government plans for the sector. 'Last year, mobile was too hot,' said Jack Ma, founder and chief executive of Hangzhou-based Alibaba ...

  5. Alibaba considers online services for mobiles

    Posted Sep 26th 2006, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... Sherman So Internet offerings on cards include mainland's largest auction site and pay system Alibaba, which controls China's largest business-to-business marketplace, plans ... was too hot,' said Jack Ma, founder and chief executive of Hangzhou-based Alibaba. 'So, after we acquired Yahoo, I closed down the mobile division. This year it is not that hot. ...

  6. Alibaba needs senior marketing professional

    Posted Sep 30th 2006, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... multibillion dollar businesses listed on exchanges around the world. Michael Page is now looking for a director of buyer services for Alibaba.com, one of the world's largest online trading ... region as Alibaba.com rapidly expands its operations. Extensive travel in the region will be required. The individual will also be expected to establish and lead a new team in buyer services. One ...

  7. Global Sources to lift stake in Net firm

    Posted May 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to 11.24 per cent in a bid to expand its China business that will put it head-to-head with market leader Alibaba.com. The two companies will explore opportunities in everything from websites to magazines and trade shows. HC International has about 35,000 online customers and 100,000 print media advertisers. Combined, the two companies had sales of US$150 million last year. Alibaba ...

  8. Appointments

    Posted Dec 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Merrill Lynch where he was also a conglomerate research analyst. He has also worked for ING, Macquarie and Credit Suisse. David Wei President, B2B division Alibaba Mr Wei will be responsible for Alibaba's two flagship marketplaces: Alibaba International and Alibaba China. Prior to joining Alibaba.com, he was president of B&Q China and chief representative of Kingfisher Asia. Seeyan Lee ...

  9. Yahoo must take responsibility for jeopardising citizens

    Posted May 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Michael Logan

    ... transferred its China business to the mainland's Alibaba.com as part of its US$1 billion investment in that company. Alibaba chairman Jack Ma had said he would have co-operated with authorities ...

  10. Yahoo China president resigns after 40 days

    Posted Nov 29th 2006, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... on the development of the internet in China,' said Jack Ma, the chief executive of Alibaba, which owns Yahoo China. 'Although he has worked for Yahoo China for only a short time, our team is deeply impressed with his passion and noble character.' Yahoo China was absorbed by Alibaba last year when Yahoo bought a 40 per cent stake for US$1 billion. Right after the takeover, Mr Ma tried ...




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