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Rise of a new Chinese philanthropic power

  In response to the ongoing coronavirus emergency, on January 31, Chinese billionaire Jack Ma pledged the equivalent of US$144 million for medical supplies for...

Alibaba sees strong sales as Singles’ Day beats record

  Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's Singles' Day shopping frenzy has broken records in its 11th year. The world's biggest online shopping event raked in more than...

Why China’s 996 Work Culture Makes Sense Right Now

  Yes, China's 9-9-6 work culture does make Silicon Valley look sleepy. Startup teams in China routinely work 9-9-6 or 12 hours per day, seven...

Chinese tech employees push back against very long hours

Chinese tech employees have pushed back against a wave of protest over the industry’s notoriously long hours, known as the “996” schedule of working...

How China Turned 350 Million Millennials Into Day Traders

A millennial problem is arriving in China. The nation’s 350 million young people are morphing into day traders. In recent years, China’s millennials have...

China’s ultra wealthy buffeted as trade war bites

  Beijing, China, Oct 10 – China’s ultra wealthy saw their ranks thinned this year as the trade war with the US pummelled stocks and shredded...

Alibaba’s Jack Ma says U.S.-China trade war ends 1 million U.S. jobs promise: Xinhua

  (Reuters) - Alibaba (BABA.N) Chairman Jack Ma said the company can no longer meet its promise to create 1 million jobs in the United States...

Jack Ma’s succession plan offers an important lesson in leadership

  Chinese entrepreneur Jack Ma shared an important lesson in leadership when he decided to step down as chairman of Alibaba, the e-commerce company he...

Alibaba’s Jack Ma to Hand Chairman’s Role to CEO Zhang Next Year

  Jack Ma will step down as executive chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. in exactly 12 months’ time with Chief Executive Officer Daniel Zhang...