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Tailored Taobao Service to Cover 1/4 of China’s Rural Areas in Three Years

Tailored Taobao Service to Cover 1/4 of China’s Rural Areas in Three Years

E-commerce leader Alibaba Group Holding plans to extend the reach of its e-commerce platform focused on China’s countryside areas to…

Jun 22, 2018
Wang Hai
Merck Group to Expand China Presence With Alibaba Tie-Up

Merck Group to Expand China Presence With Alibaba Tie-Up

German pharma giant the Merck Group has penned a deal with an Alibaba Group Holding unit to track drug distribution and offer online medical services.

Jun 21, 2018
Dou Shicong
Ant Financial Buys Into Health Info Platform to Offer Alipay

Ant Financial Buys Into Health Info Platform to Offer Alipay

A unit of Ant Financial Services Group plans to take a minority stake in Winning Health Technology Group to bring fintech…

Jun 19, 2018
Tang Shihua
Alibaba, Chinese Firms Are Welcome to Invest in Malaysia, Prime Minister Tells Jack Ma

Alibaba, Chinese Firms Are Welcome to Invest in Malaysia, Prime Minister Tells Jack Ma

Alibaba Group Holding and other Chinese companies are welcome to invest in Malaysia as the Southeast Asian nation looks to…

Jun 19, 2018
Xu Wei
Alibaba Aims to Boost Consumer Engagement With Tmall-Weibo Link-Up

Alibaba Aims to Boost Consumer Engagement With Tmall-Weibo Link-Up

Alibaba Group Holding aims to bolster its New Retail strategy by linking up its premium e-commerce platform with Sina Weibo, one of China’s most popular microblogging sites.

Jun 14, 2018
Xu Wei
Ant Financial to Make Smart Medical Tech With B-Soft

Ant Financial to Make Smart Medical Tech With B-Soft

Alibaba-affiliated fintech firm Ant Financial will partner Chinese medical software maker B-Soft to create fiscal tech solutions for hospitals.

Jun 14, 2018
Tang Shihua
Rural Taobao Partners China’s 'Father of Hybrid Rice' to Boost Saltwater Yields

Rural Taobao Partners China’s 'Father of Hybrid Rice' to Boost Saltwater Yields

Alibaba Group Holding’s rural e-commerce unit will partner with a research and development team led by Yuan Longping, known as…

Jun 14, 2018
Liao Shumin
Alibaba Emulates Kindle Store With New E-Book App

Alibaba Emulates Kindle Store With New E-Book App

China’s leading e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding has launched a dedicated reading app under its premium Tmall brand, part of…

Jun 13, 2018
Tang Shihua
China's AI Unicorn Yitu Tech Triples Series C Funding In Less Than One Month

China's AI Unicorn Yitu Tech Triples Series C Funding In Less Than One Month

China's AI Unicorn Yitu Tech Triples Series C Funding In Less Than One Month. Chinese facial recognition unicorn Yitu Technology…

Jun 13, 2018
Dou Shicong
Alibaba Pledges to Help Korean Firms Break Chinese Market

Alibaba Pledges to Help Korean Firms Break Chinese Market

Chinese retail giant Alibaba Group Holding has penned 17 memorandums of understanding with Korean brands as it vows to offer…

Jun 12, 2018
Xu Wei
Hundred RT-Mart Supermarkets Finish New Retail Upgrade in Further Boost to Alibaba’s Strategy

Hundred RT-Mart Supermarkets Finish New Retail Upgrade in Further Boost to Alibaba’s Strategy

Some 100 RT-Mart supermarkets in China have completed the upgrade of Tmall new retail and will take a comprehensive part…

Jun 11, 2018
Liao Shumin
Ant Financial Sees Future in Checkout-Free Convenience Stores, Makes Big Investment in Xingbianli

Ant Financial Sees Future in Checkout-Free Convenience Stores, Makes Big Investment in Xingbianli

Chinese checkout-free convenience store operator Xingbianli has completed a new round of multi-million yuan financing despite reported cost-saving measures,…

Jun 11, 2018
Le Yan