ALIBABA on Wednesday launched a US$15 billion global research programme, under which Singapore has been chosen as one of seven markets to host its research labs.

BIG-NAME investors including Expedia and Alibaba are pumping billions of dollars into Indonesian tech start-ups in a bid to capitalise on the country's burgeoning digital economy and potential...

[HONG KONG] A surge in Chinese bank stocks is taking the pressure off technology giants to keep this year's rally going...

MOBIKE and Ofo investors are in early talks to push China's two largest bike-sharing startups into a merger, aimed at ending a costly competitive battle and creating a single dominant player in...

FROM its origins 18 years ago, Alibaba has grown to become the world's largest retailer - surpassing even US giant Walmart - while diversifying into media creation and cloud computing. Often...

ALIBABA Group Holding Ltd will buy control of unprofitable delivery business Cainiao for 5.3 billion yuan (S$1.08 billion) and spend billions of dollars more to expand a shipping network that spans...

[HONG KONG] Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group announced it will invest 100 billion yuan (S$20.43 billion) over five years to build a global logistics network and also take control of a US$20...

ONLINE retailer Lazada Group said it will sell select items from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's Taobao marketplace in three more countries in South-east Asia, expanding the partnership between the...

[HONG KONG] After conquering grocery deliveries, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is setting its sights on a new part of China's US$4 trillion retail sector: department stores...

AMAZON.COM Inc is hiring by the hundreds in China to fill jobs ranging from Internet software engineers to designers for Alexa, positioning the company to recoup some of the market share that it lost...