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'I made cruel decisions,' said Jack Ma of his illustrious career
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Sale to Yahoo gave Alibaba a future

Disputes between US web giant Yahoo and mainland e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba Group have made many headlines in the past few years. So, in hindsight, would Alibaba chairman Jack Ma Yun have sold a 40 per cent stake in Alibaba to Yahoo in the first place?

13 Jul 2013 - 9:12AM

Disputes between US web giant Yahoo and mainland e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba Group have made many headlines in the past few years. So, in hindsight, would Alibaba chairman Jack Ma Yun have sold a 40 per cent stake in Alibaba to Yahoo in the first place?

Sale to Yahoo gave Alibaba a future
Alibaba founder Jack Ma turns to pursuing cultural endeavours

"Commerce will only be a hobby," Ma, who stepped down as chief executive of the mainland's largest e-commerce company on May 10, told the South China Morning Post.

13 Jul 2013 - 9:11AM

"Commerce will only be a hobby," Ma, who stepped down as chief executive of the mainland's largest e-commerce company on May 10, told the South China Morning Post.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma turns to pursuing cultural endeavours
Can Jack Ma's Cainiao project deliver on its promise?

Cainiao, Putonghua slang for a rookie, is not a good word to describe Jack Ma Yun. But that's the name of the Alibaba chairman's ambitious new project, and he faces a tough road achieving its mission - getting any consumer's purchase to their doorstep within 24 hours, anywhere on the mainland.

20 Jun 2018 - 4:55PM

Cainiao, Putonghua slang for a rookie, is not a good word to describe Jack Ma Yun. But that's the name of the Alibaba chairman's ambitious new project, and he faces a tough road achieving its mission - getting any consumer's purchase to their doorstep within 24 hours, anywhere on the mainland.

Can Jack Ma's Cainiao project deliver on its promise?