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Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma is to step down next year.

Jack Ma, the charismatic co-founder of China’s largest ecommerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, is to step down as chairman in one year to concentrat(...)

The trailer for the film features Jack Ma, who is Asia’s richest man with a net worth of around $48bn, making a dramatic entrance by punching through a basketball.

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma has a gift for the world this lunar new year. But, contrary to tradition, it’s not a red packet stuffed with crisp bills. (...)

Kung fu master Li Liangui at his home in Beijing. “This kind of kung fu is passed from generation to generation,” he says. Photograph: Clifford Coonan

Martial arts master Li Liangui, an expert in suogugong, or body shrinking kung fu, takes a deep breath and dislocates the bones in his arm before str(...)

Joe Millar Who volunteered for the Irish Red Cross in 1945 (centre) pictured with other volunteers from left to right Jane Ronan, Cormac McGinn, Emma Gannon, Andrew Patton, Paraic McGahey, Lea Pepper and Barbara Cole. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

‘That it’s only about overseas aid.” “And disasters.” “And it’s only for adults.” There are nine of us sitting in the slightly chilly meeting roo(...)

An employee at Alibaba’s headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s planned IPO is set to create a long list of multi-millionaires from its partners in the company. Photograph: Chance Chan/Reuters

China’s Alibaba has filed what is shaping up to be the largest technology debut in history, when the e-commerce giant makes its initial public offerin(...)

Assembling the ingredients for traditional mince pies can prove a headache in China, and we spent hours scouring markets and local shops(...)