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TechScape: Xi Jinping’s ‘Little Red Book’ of tech regulation could lead the way
The Jack Ma saga sheds light on wealth, politics and fame in today’s China

Vincent Ni

03, Nov, 2021 @11:46 AM

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Drop Chinese investments, MPs and peers tell parliament’s pension fund
Letter from 137 lawmakers urges fund to drop stakes in firms accused of human rights violations or linked to Chinese state

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

19, Oct, 2021 @7:57 AM

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Stock market correction of 5%-10% ‘likely before year end’; US inflation expectations rise – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

13, Sep, 2021 @4:35 PM

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Alibaba shares plunge as Beijing ‘seeks to break up Ant’s Alipay’
China’s regulators targeting payments app as part of tech crackdown, say reports

Mark Sweney

13, Sep, 2021 @8:20 AM

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The super-rich, ‘sissy boys’, celebs – all targets in Xi’s bid to end cultural difference | Rana Mitter
Fearful of the growing influence of entrepreneurs and entertainers, the Chinese leader now demands conformity across all of society

Rana Mitter

05, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The party’s over: China clamps down on its tech billionaires
The startling rise to wealth of the nation’s entrepreneurs has been an affront to Beijing’s political philosophy and increasingly, a threat to the communist party

Vincent Ni

21, Aug, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Alibaba shares jump after record $2.8bn anti-monopoly fine
E-commerce firm feels penalty by Chinese regulators means focus on company is at an end

Mark Sweney

12, Apr, 2021 @12:14 PM

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Open sesame: Alibaba's push into Europe a mixed blessing for Liège
Apart from the pollution, there are concerns the Chinese firm’s new airport hub may not revive the fortunes of the Belgian region

Daniel Boffey in Liège

14, Feb, 2021 @12:44 PM

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The strange case of Alibaba's Jack Ma and his three-month vanishing act
The ebullient founder of Alibaba embarrassed China’s leaders and went missing. Now he’s back, but seems far less outspoken

Rob Davies and Helen Davidson in Taipei

23, Jan, 2021 @4:00 PM

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JD Wetherspoon doesn't need any more beer money from Sunak | Nils Pratley
While smaller pubs ‘hang by a thread’, big chains amass war chests to capitalise on likelihood of those threads breaking

Nils Pratley

20, Jan, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Chinese billionaire Jack Ma makes first public appearance in months
Alibaba co-founder, not seen since Beijing began crackdown on his firms, says he has been ‘studying and thinking’

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

20, Jan, 2021 @1:45 PM

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Where is Jack Ma? Chinese tycoon not seen since October
Alibaba co-founder has fallen out of favour with Beijing, but observers cautious about drawing conclusions

Helen Davidson in Taipei

05, Jan, 2021 @10:05 AM

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