Alibaba Group

Aviation & Engineering

Singapore Airlines forms strategic partnership with Alibaba for resource sharing & cross-marketing

SINGAPORE (Aug 21): Singapore Airlines (SIA) and China’s Alibaba Group have established a strategic partnership that extends across areas including flight ticket sales, loyalty programmes, marketing initiatives, cloud services, payments and logistics.


GIC sees China as Silicon Valley's equal

(Mar 23): After hitting pay dirt with investments in Alibaba Group Holding and Xiaomi, Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC is giving China as much attention as it does Silicon Valley in the search for the next big thing in tech.

Startups, Entrepreneurs, Digital economy

Alibaba and NTU launch first joint research institute outside of China, plans a DAMO lab in Singapore

SINGAPORE (Feb 28): Alibaba Group is teaming up with Nanyang Technological University (NTU) to launch its first joint research institute outside of China.

Amazon stymied by Singaporeans' love for shopping

(Oct 9): As Inc. pushes into Southeast Asia with a new venture into Singapore, the online retailer is facing some tough hurdles. Shopping in air-conditioned malls is practically a national sport, and e-commerce rivals moved in long ago.

Global Economy

Thailand to kick start $61 bil economic revamp before polls

BANGKOK (Sept 28): Thailand’s military government is looking to start construction of projects under a 1.5 trillion baht ($61.2 billion) investment plan before the country’s possible return to democracy late next year.

Tencent buys 4.95% stake in China's leading investment bank for $493 mil

SINGAPORE (Sept 21): Tencent Holdings is coming for your dollars.

CapitaLand inks deals with e-commerce giants Alibaba, Lazada Singapore

SINGAPORE (Aug 23): CapitaLand on Wednesday announced two separate agreements with e-commerce leaders Alibaba Group and Lazada Singapore.

Lazada brings Alibaba's biggest bazaar to Singaporean shoppers

SINGAPORE (March 22): Alibaba’s bringing its teeming Taobao internet marketplace to Singapore.

Alibaba, NUS and EZ-Link collaborate on pilot data analytics project

SINGAPORE (Jan 16): Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of China’s Alibaba Group, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National University of Singapore and EZ-Link to “collaborate and boost Singapore’s smart computing and data-

Global Logistic Properties announces new leases totalling 1.1 mil sf in China

SINGAPORE (June 20): Global Logistic Properties (GLP), the provider of modern logistics facilities, has signed new leases totalling 1.1 million sf with five leading companies in China.