Jack Ma announced on August 8 the establishment of the Africa Netpreneur Prize to encourage young Africans to start their own businesses. 800 entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, researchers and policymakers witness the launch of prize at the “Netpreneurs: The Rise of Africa’s Digital Lions” conference in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel met with Jack Ma from the Alibaba Group in Brussels on July 3 and announced Belgium’s participation in the company’s digital trade platform.
On May 31 at the 2018 Global Smart Logistics Summit hosted by Cainiao Network Technology Co., Ltd., the logistics affiliate of Alibaba Group Holding Limited showcased its new technologies and unveiled plans to expand its global network by opening five new hubs around the world.
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During the 2018 annual conference of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA), Jack Ma said that if China-U.S. economic and trade relations deteriorate, the promise he made last year during a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump to create a million jobs in the United States will become null and void.
Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma spoke at the Winter Olympics in South Korea on February 10. Over the last four days, Jack Ma traveled twice between South Korea and China to meet with IOC President Thomas Bach. Ma spoke at the First Global Cross-border E-Commerce Conference, offering insights into cloud computing and cross-border e-commerce.
“We have just reached a consensus with Alibaba to develop Wuxi Town. And there is unlimited potential for cooperation between the two sides,” May said in her speech.
Alibaba recently released its 2017 data related to social responsibility. During 2017, Alibaba paid more than 100 million yuan per day in taxes, drove more than 290 billion yuan in tax payments through upstream and downstream companies and created 33 million jobs.
Alibaba appeared on the road scenario segmentation list of the world’s largest autonomous driving computer vision algorithm KITTI on January 14.
MoneyGram International and Ant Financial announced they had formally terminated their planned merger on January 3. Ant Financial will pay MoneyGram $30 million as a cancellation fee.
Mobile payments accounted for 82 percent of all payments on the Alipay platform in 2017, according to an Alipay report published on January 2. Many people in China are going wallet free and using digital payment for their transactions.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela
At the annual staff meeting on December 15, Tencent chairman and CEO Pony Ma, President Martin Lau, COO Ren Yuxin and Senior VP Zhang Xiaolong spoke about the company’s performance and the year ahead.