The question of the whereabouts of Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma has been raised for some time. The latest report says that Jack Ma was spotted in Australia. It is reported that Jack met Ma at a hotel in Melbourne and he said that he was spending time in Australia. This was reported by Chinese media outlet Yicai citing some anonymous sources. Jack Ma’s pictures appeared on Twitter claiming to be from Melbourne, but the authenticity of these pictures has not been confirmed. No further details about Jack Ma’s travel plans have been released.
Jack Ma maintains a close relationship with the family of friend and mentor Ken Morley. Ken Morley was one of the most important people who influenced Jack Ma’s life. The two became friends during the days when Morley and his family visited China. A teenage Jack Ma’s life changed when he visited New Castle in New South Wales, Australia. Morley died in 2004. Jack Ma still maintained his friendship with Morley’s family. Jack Ma also established a $20 million scholarship fund in Morley’s name at Newcastle University in 2017.
Jack Ma’s criticism of the Chinese authorities
Jack Ma’s criticism of Chinese regulators angered the government. Ma criticized Chinese regulators for discouraging new ideas and wasting time. Following this, the Chinese government announced an investigation against Mack. The government also blocked large IPOs of Ant Group. The Chinese government blocked IPOs in Shanghai and Hong Kong. The Chinese government also fined Jack Mac $2.8 billion. The fine was imposed by the Chinese authorities under the anti-monopoly law.
Jack Ma will disappear from the public arena by July 2020. As the Chinese authorities gained opposition, it began to reflect in the stock market as well. A heavy fall in the stock market was recorded during this period. During this time, Jack Ma’s earnings also fell drastically.
Then Jack Ma will start his world tour at the end of 2022. He lived first in Tokyo and later in rural Japan. Then returned to Thailand. A foodie, Jack Ma has traveled to many places. The media reported that he participated in a Muay Thai boxing match. Jack Ma arrived in Hong Kong last month, local media reported. Media reports say Jack Ma arrived in Hong Kong to meet finance and tech executive officers.
Jack Ma who learned to lose
Jack Ma was born in 1964 in Shanghai, China. His father was a photographer and his mother was a factory worker. Jack Ma’s studies were unsuccessful in school and college. So the lessons to win in life were acquired by Ma in his youth! Although he failed three times, he tried again and got his university studies at Shanghai Normal University. English has always been Ma’s favorite subject. After studying, he started working as an English teacher, but realized that teaching was not a job that suited his taste and decided to go into business. He started his business at the age of 29 by starting a translation firm.
Success after efforts
Although life tried to defeat Ma in many ways, Ma always continued to work hard. Jack Ma finally tasted success through Alibaba. In 1999 Jack Ma along with 17 friends started a company called Alibaba. Alibaba is one of the leading companies in the world today. The company started with a focus on e-commerce. After the company’s share was bought by Yahoo, Alibaba’s journey was ahead. In 2014, Alibaba was also listed on the New York Exchange.
Achievements of Jack Ma
Jack Ma is one of the most influential entrepreneurs in the world. Jack, who has an income of $20 billion, has always been a fighter in Ma’s life. Jack Ma has received many awards at the international level.
In 2001, Jack Ma was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. In 2004, China Central Television included Ma in its list of ten businessmen. Jack Ma was also featured in Fortune magazine in 2005. Jack Ma was included in Fortune magazine’s list of 25 businessmen in Asia. He has been featured in Forbes magazine and Times magazine several times. Jack Ma is also the first Chinese citizen to be featured in Forbes magazine.