news

Alibaba founder Jack Ma suspected to be missing

BEIJING (Jan 5): Alibaba founder and Chinese tech billionaire Jack Ma is suspected to be missing after he didn’t turn up for the final episode of his own talent show, Africa’s Business Heroes, reported British publication The Telegraph.

Ma was replaced by an Alibaba executive, according to the paper. His picture was also removed from the show’s website.

An Alibaba spokesperson said the founder could “no longer be part of the finale judge panel” due to “a schedule conflict” reported the Financial Times.

Following his disappearance of more than two months, speculation has swirled around the Chinese billionaire’s whereabouts after the high-profile businessman gave a controversial speech on Oct 24, 2020, that criticised the financial supervision system in China.

The speech was made at the Bund Summit in Shanghai, in front of the country’s top financial leaders such as Zhou Xiaochuan, former governor of the People's Bank of China, and Yi Gang, the current governor of the People's Bank of China.

Get the latest news @ www.EdgeProp.my

Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest stories and updates 

Click here for more property stories

Looking for properties to buy or rent? With >150,000 exclusive listings, including undervalued properties, from vetted Pro Agents, you can now easily find the right property on Malaysia's leading property portal EdgeProp! You can also get free past transacted data and use our proprietary Edge Reference Price tool, to make an informed purchase.
SHARE
RELATED POSTS
  1. Jack Ma makes public appearance after 'disappearing' for months
  2. China Singles' Day records over RM232b sales within 30 minutes
  3. Jack Ma, Alibaba foundations donate medical kits to Malaysia, three other Asean countries