Jack Ma Yun, born in 1964, is a famous Chinese Internet entrepreneur and founder of Alibaba, Taobao and Alipay, three of China's leading e-commerce firms.
Jack Ma, the Founder of Alibaba, urges small businesses to sell to China's growing middle class, using the company's platforms. (Photo: EPA)
Alibaba's Jack Ma calls a lawsuit by Gucci and other luxury brands ''regrettable.'' (Photo: Xinhua)
A group of luxury fashion brands are suing Chinese online shopping giant Alibaba, claiming it knowingly made it possible for counterfeiters to sell their products throughout the world.18 May 2015 - 6:08pm 17 comments
Tech industry leaders from Silicon Valley to Beijing have at least one shared hobby – learning a foreign language as soon as possible – whether it be Putonghua for Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg or English for Xiaomi’s Lei Jun.28 Apr 2015 - 9:30pm 3 comments
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is developing a technology that will allow users to pay for goods and services by taking a photo of their face.
The technology was unveiled during a speech by company founder Jack Ma Yun at the CeBit conference in Hannover, Germany, where Ma was the headline speaker.21 Apr 2015 - 11:32am 9 comments
Jack Ma Yun, chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba, has said he "felt wronged" amid the controversies that have embroiled his company recently.12 Feb 2015 - 5:57am 3 comments
Jack Ma speaks about the latest fake merchandise controversy facing Alibaba's Taobao unit, and his opinions on Hong Kong's young people and their politics.3 Feb 2015 - 6:10pm 6 comments
Alibaba's chairman Jack Ma is set to face a barrage of questions when the e-commerce giant reports quarterly earnings today, spurred by a government regulator's blistering accusation of widespread fraud.29 Jan 2015 - 5:20pm 27 comments
Jack Ma Yun will likely shine some light on Alibaba Group’s latest global expansion and entertainment initiatives on Thursday, after the e-commerce giant reports its earnings in the three months to December in the United States.28 Jan 2015 - 12:40pm
Taiwanese are looking with cautious interest at a proposal by billionaire Jack Ma, chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, to offer financial aid for the island’s young people to start businesses on the mainland.26 Jan 2015 - 5:55pm
It's official. Li Ka-shing is no longer Beijing's favourite businessman in Hong Kong.
Just a week after Li, Hong Kong's richest man and widely believed to have particularly good relations with former president Jiang Zemin, announced an overhaul of his empire, including re-registering his two new flagship groups abroad, mainland media launched a new round of war of words on Li.20 Jan 2015 - 10:03am 17 comments
It's really been a season of changes. Early this month China was confirmed by the International Monetary Fund as having overtaken the United States as the world's No 1 economy.15 Dec 2014 - 7:33am 2 comments
Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing has been replaced as Asia's richest man by a relative newcomer, Alibaba chief Jack Ma.13 Dec 2014 - 1:29am 4 comments
What do President Xi Jinping, Alibaba's Jack Ma Yun and Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong Chi-fung share in common?1 Dec 2014 - 11:08am 5 comments
Jack Ma Yun had to play down Alibaba Group Holding's China roots during a world-record initial public offering. Now he is due to test confidence in the state-dominated economy with Asia's biggest US dollar bond sale.20 Nov 2014 - 6:07am