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Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma announces plans to retire at 54

Sep 08, 2018 - 10:42 AM

(2ND UPDATE) The Chinese business magnate retires on Monday, September 10 as he devotes his time to philanthropy focused on education

JACK MA. Jack Ma, Chairman of Alibaba Group, speaks with reporters following his meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower, January 9, 2017 in New York City. File photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

FAST FACTS: Get to know Chinese business magnate Jack Ma

Oct 30, 2017 - 10:52 AM

The self-made billionaire and former English teacher is the founder of China's biggest e-commerce company, Alibaba Group

CHINA'S RICHEST. Alibaba founder Jack Ma was in Manila to receive a doctorate degree and offer insights on e-commerce and technology. Photo by Alecs Ongcal / Rappler

PH internet 'no good'? Telcos, PCC react to Jack Ma

Oct 26, 2017 - 8:55 PM

PLDT and Globe say they're working to improve services, while the Philippine Competition Commission describes Jack Ma's disappointing experience as a 'wake-up call' for the telcos

Jack Ma: Alibaba to keep investing in PH

Oct 25, 2017 - 3:45 PM

The Chinese business icon reiterates Alibaba's long-term commitment to the Philippines, where it plans to build up e-commerce through partnerships with Lazada and Globe Telecom

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Ecommerce a huge opportunity for ASEAN nations but PH may top them all

Apr 28, 2017 - 11:38 PM

All the ingredients are in place for the Philippines to be the world capital of ecommerce just as it once was for SMS and now is for Facebook penetration according to Lazada’s CEO Inanc Balci

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Alibaba sales growth soars into the cloud

Nov 02, 2016 - 9:29 PM

The company often compared to eBay or Amazon of the United States expands outside its core e commerce business in sectors ranging from sports to entertainment

ALIBABA'S JACK MA. Alibaba founder Jack Ma speaks during 'A Conversation on Entrepreneurship and Inclusive Globalization' at the foreign ministry in Bangkok on October 11, 2016.  File photo by Munir Uz Zaman/ AFP