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  1. Yunus, Alibaba's Ma to launch Grameen China

    Posted Sep 24th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as executive trustee. Hangzhou-based Alibaba Group, which Ma founded 10 years ago, will provide initial funding through a charitable donation worth US$5 million. The initial focus of the small loans ... is secured. Alibaba, the parent company of business-to-business e-commerce provider Alibaba.com and internet retail portal Taobao, planned to enlist more partners to expand the operation of Grameen ...

  2. Alibaba.com net rises 112pc in quarter

    Posted May 07th 2008, 12:00am by Sherman So

    ... Sherman So Profit at Alibaba.com, the top mainland e-commerce company, more than doubled as the number of paying customers and their average spending increased. However, the company warned ... the chief executive of Alibaba.com. Sales from its international marketplace increased 43 per cent to 464.2 million yuan. Growth in its China marketplace was even faster, increasing 81.2 per cent ...

  3. Lai See

    Posted Apr 20th 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... today, according to a survey by Wakefield Research. Well, since they are convinced it can't be done back home, Alibaba.com, which sponsored the survey, will show them how it can be done ...

  4. London calling for Chinese investments

    Posted Aug 08th 2009, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... language,' says Maggie Choo, the general manager of the new European headquarters of Alibaba.com, which started operations in a small office in central London in March. From last month the Bank ... a global foreign exchange trading centre in London. Alibaba.com, the world's biggest business-to-business e-commerce company with nine million members, chose London to be closer to its 400,000 ...

  5. Why China's next generation could be fed by Africa

    Posted Feb 10th 2011, 12:00am by Michael Martin

    ... Michael Martin Tunisian olive oil, Ugandan coffee and sesame from Ethiopia- they are all available to mainland consumers as novelty items on e-commerce websites such as Alibaba.com, but have yet to hit the shelves at most Chinese supermarkets. Still, analysts say African foodstuffs may represent an opportunity to alter the dynamics of Sino-African trade. International ...

  6. A deadly 'legal high' couriered from China

    Posted Mar 28th 2010, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction. One company, Omnichemlab, listed on the business-to-business website Alibaba.com as being based in Hong Kong, advertises 99.7 per cent pure mephedrone ...

  7. Donations by rich under the microscope

    Posted May 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... took action to contain a growing public relations disaster and reveal their contributions. 'Father of e-commerce' Ma Yun of Alibaba.com swiftly responded to an online rumour that he ...



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