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  1. Jan

    Jack Ma escapes Beijing's crosshairs by giving up his power

    Alibaba founder Jack Ma appeases Chinese government by giving up power Jack Ma is taking a weeks-long tour in Europe after largely disappearing from public view for almost two years, adding to signs that China’s government is easing pressure on the entrepreneur as he steps back from a business...
  2. Jan

    Telkom expects to announce hyperscaler partnership in 3-6 months

    Telkom in major data centre play Telkom is potentially looking at announcing a partnership with a hyperscale computing provider soon, CEO Serame Taukobong has told MyBroadband. Hyperscalers include players such as Alibaba, Huawei, Oracle, Facebook, Amazon Web Services, SAP, Microsoft, and Google.
  3. Jan

    Alibaba, Didi fuel $80-billion rally for Chinese Stocks in U.S.

    US-listed Chinese tech stocks rally Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Didi Global Inc. rallied for a second day, adding $80 billion in value to U.S. listed Chinese stocks as fears of potential delistings eased. The Nasdaq Golden Dragon China Index jumped as much as 6.1% Monday, adding to Friday’s...
  4. J

    Ordering from ali express using EMS

    Hi all i would like to find out if anyone has ordered from ali express using ems shipping and would like to find out if the packages get delivered through ems within 7-14 days and if not how long do they take
  5. Jan

    China Vows 'No Mercy' in Battle Against Corruption, Big Tech

    No Mercy — China’s promise to Big Tech China vowed to curb the influence of technology companies and root out corruption tied to the “disorderly” expansion of capital, a sign that authorities may expand a regulatory crackdown that erased more than $1 trillion of market value last year.
  6. D

    Paying On Alibaba.com

    I am busy sourcing products from Alibaba to sell in SA, but I am having trouble finding a way to pay for my products. So, how do you pay for your Alibaba order from South Africa to China without a PayPal account or a credit card? Please help!
  7. D

    Shipping from china

    Has anyone had any experience importing from China? From alibaba and other places. How can one decrease the delivery times to under a week, that isn't going to cost an arm and a leg. Looking at selling low cost items on my website, but the DHL shipping is just much too expensive to make it...
  8. MJG

    Alibaba shipping vs Local freight forwarder

    Hello. This will be my first time ordering from Alibaba. The supplier can ship the products for much cheaper than someone like Rohlig can. The cost difference is vast and am just wondering if anyone has any experience in this.
  9. J

    Alibaba co-founder confirmed as member of China's Communist Party

    Alibaba co-founder confirmed as member of China's Communist Party Jack Ma, co-founder of China’s most valuable company, was officially confirmed as a member of the Communist Party in a state-backed newspaper recognizing business leaders for their contributions to the country’s development. Ma...
  10. J

    Alibaba opens its first data centres in the UK

    Alibaba opens its first data centres in the UK The cloud-computing arm of Chinese retail giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. opened its first data centers in the U.K., with two sites operational in London. The expansion is "driven by the rapidly growing customer demand," a spokesman for the...
  11. J

    Alibaba co-founder to step down as chairman

    Alibaba co-founder to step down as chairman Alibaba is heralding the end of the Jack Ma era. A former English teacher who helped found Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. two decades ago, Ma outlined plans to hand the executive chairman role to Daniel Zhang, a finance veteran who’s presided over an...
  12. J

    Alibaba to invest $1.38 billion in ZTO Express

    Alibaba to invest $1.38 billion in ZTO Express Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is leading the purchase of 10 percent of Chinese delivery service ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. for $1.38 billion, a deal that’ll augment the e-commerce giant’s ability to ship packages around the globe. The Alibaba-led...
  13. J

    Alibaba gets its digital assistant into Chinese vehicles

    Alibaba gets its digital assistant into Chinese vehicles Alibaba is getting its digital assistant into Mercedes-Benzes, Audis and Volvos in China. [Bloomberg]
  14. J

    Alibaba to buy out Baidu in Chinese food delivery app

    Alibaba to buy out Baidu in Chinese food delivery app Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has agreed to buy out Baidu Inc. and other investors in Chinese startup Ele.me. [Bloomberg]
  15. J

    Alibaba signs licensing deals with NBCUniversal and Sony Pictures

    Alibaba signs licensing deals with NBCUniversal and Sony Pictures Alibaba's video streaming service, Youku Tudou, has signed content licensing deals with NBCUniversal and Sony Pictures Television, marking a deeper foray into entertainment for the Chinese e-commerce giant.
  16. J

    Alibaba Singles' Day generates record sales

    Alibaba Singles' Day generates record sales Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s Singles’ Day generated a record 168.2 billion yuan ($25.3 billion) in sales.
  17. X

    Chinese shipping

    Hi all I'm in need of some help. I want to start importing cosmetics from China and selling them here is SA but apparently I need a shipping agent who will clear customs for me. Does anyone have any information on where I can get this agent. TIA
  18. J

    Alibaba Singles' Day sales reach $8.6 billion in first hour

    Alibaba Singles' Day sales reach $8.6 billion in first hour Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. kicked off its annual Singles’ Day shopping bonanza, logging $8.6 billion in sales within the first hour.
  19. Newsfeed

    Alibaba and Tencent taking riskier bets

    Alibaba and Tencent taking riskier bets Alibaba and Tencent can count themselves among the world’s costliest technology companies after a stellar run. To justify those lofty valuations, China’s two largest corporations have to deliver on some of the riskiest bets they’ve placed in years.
  20. Kevin Lancaster

    Alibaba suspended by anti-counterfeiting group

    Alibaba suspended by anti-counterfeiting group The International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition has suspended Alibaba’s membership following complaints that the Chinese e-commerce store is “the world’s largest marketplace for fakes”.
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