Jack Ma to meet Duterte on Wednesday

Alibaba founder Jack Ma, the richest man in mainland China, speaks at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation CEO Summit in Manila, Philippine on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. APEC Philippines/Released, File photo

Jack Ma to meet Duterte on Wednesday
Rosette Adel (Philstar.com) - October 25, 2017 - 3:11am
MANILA, Philippines — Founder and chair of Internet giant Alibaba, Jack Ma, is set to pay a courtesy call before President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday afternoon.
 
Ma, the richest man in mainland China, is in the country as he is holding a dialogue at the De La Salle University-Taft.
 
He last visited the country in November 2015 to speak before the business leaders at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation CEO Summit. Ma was among the speakers along with former US President Barack Obama.
 
According to international magazine Forbes, Ma is back on top as Asia’s richest businessman as he continued to grow the world's largest e-commerce businesses, Alibaba Group. His real-time net worth is at $38.3 billion.

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