Ding Yining

Business Reporter

Google to invest US$550 million in Chinese e-commerce giant JD

Google said it will invest US$550 million in cash in Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com to build up its alliance in China's booming e-commerce landscape.

Online streaming sites embrace opportunities in new era

New technology advancements and industry shifts are providing new growth opportunities for online audio and video producers, government officials and company executives said. 

Baidu and China Mobile to collaborate in big data, 5G communications network and AI.

The partners will accelerate innovative business models in the telecommunications industry under a strategic deal.  

China to play a major role in shaping smart cities of the future: study

China and other Asian countries will play a major role in shaping smart cities thanks to high adoption of smartphones and digital services, a McKinsey study shows.

Cainiao Network and Emirates' SkyCargo to set up a digital trade transfer hub at Dubai airport

As a key gateway linking Asia and Europe, Dubai is well positioned to help Cainiao achieve its goal of 72-hour global delivery. 

Female business leaders take the spotlight at Women· Reform· Leadership Forum

The forum honors outstanding companies and females for their achievement in pursuing gender equality and women's leadership.

Franchisees urged to embrace digital potential

The China Chain Store & Franchise Association said it's encouraging franchise operators to ride the digitalization trend to upgrade services and drive further development. 

Alibaba to share Hema Market resources with RTMart

Alibaba plans to integrate nearly 400 RT Mart outlets in China with its grocery and food delivery network by the end of this year for online-offline efficiency.

Alibaba financial affiliate raises US$14b to boost international presence

Alibaba's financial affiliate Ant Small and Micro Financial Services Group Co has raised US$14 billion in equity financing to fuel international expansion. 

Alibaba Cloud launches proprietary AI solution for agricultural and animal husbandry sector

The arm of Alibaba Group, also hopes to extend technological solutions in the agricultural field to many other sectors.