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Alibaba's Jack Ma says U.S.-China trade friction could last 20 years

18 Sep 2018

SHANGHAI Alibaba chairman Jack Ma said on Tuesday that trade frictions between the United States and China could last for two decades and would be "a mess" for all parties involved, citing weak trade rules.

Alibaba's Jack Ma says U.S.-China trade friction could last 20 years

18 Sep 2018

SHANGHAI Alibaba chairman Jack Ma said on Tuesday that trade frictions between the United States and China could last for two decades and would be "a mess" for all parties involved, citing weak trade rules.

U.S. tech giants eye AI key to unlock China push

18 Sep 2018

SHANGHAI U.S. technology giants, facing tighter content rules in China and the threat of a trade war, are targeting an easier way into the world's second largest economy - artificial intelligence.

Spotlight on Alibaba CEO Zhang as Jack Ma starts retirement countdown

10 Sep 2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Unlike his charismatic boss, Jack Ma, Alibaba chief executive Daniel Zhang isn't usually one to grab the limelight, let alone make kung fu movies with superstars or dance in public.

Alibaba's Jack Ma to step down in one year, hand baton to CEO Zhang

10 Sep 2018

BEIJING Jack Ma, the charismatic co-founder of China's largest e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, will step down as chairman in one year to concentrate on philanthropy and education, passing on the reins to trusted lieutenant Daniel Zhang. | Video

Spotlight on Alibaba CEO Zhang as Jack Ma starts retirement countdown

10 Sep 2018

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Unlike his charismatic boss, Jack Ma, Alibaba chief executive Daniel Zhang isn't usually one to grab the limelight, let alone make kung fu movies with superstars or dance in public.

Alibaba's Jack Ma to unveil succession plan next week, remain chairman

09 Sep 2018

BEIJING Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's billionaire co-founder Jack Ma will announce a succession plan on Monday to hand the reins of his sprawling empire to a new generation of leaders but will remain executive chairman for the time being. | Video

JD.com CEO returns to China after arrest in U.S. sexual misconduct case

03 Sep 2018

BEIJING The CEO of JD.com Inc , Richard Liu, has returned to China, the Chinese e-commerce giant said on Monday, days after he was arrested by police in the U.S. city of Minneapolis on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct and later released. | Video

World News

Gunmen kill 24, including 12 Revolutionary Guards, in attack on Iran military parade - ISNA

Gunmen fired on a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, killing 24 people, half of them members of the Revolutionary Guards, state news agencies reported, in one of the worst attacks ever on the elite force.State television said the assault, which wounded more than 60 people, targeted a stand where Iranian officials had gathered to watch an annual event marking the start of the Islamic Republic's 1980-88 war with Iraq.