• Jack Ma defends ‘truth over correctness' as overtime work routine comment evokes online fury

    5 days ago - By RT

    The founder of one of the world's biggest e-commerce firms, Jack Ma, has defied social media bashing, which followed the Chinese billionaire's controversial comment on the industry's severe overtime culture.
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  • Alibaba's Jack Ma Again Endorses China's ‘996' Overtime Culture as Testament to Professional Passion

    Alibaba's Jack Ma Again Endorses China's ‘996' Overtime Culture as Testament to Professional Passion

    5 days ago - By Fortune

    Billionaire Jack Ma again encouraged tech workers to embrace the industry's extreme-overtime culture, defying a growing social media backlash.
    The Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. co-founder once more endorsed the sector's infamous 12-hours-a-day, six-days-a-week routine as de rigueur for passionate young workers. In a lengthy Sunday blog post, China's richest man expanded on comments from last week, in which he dismissed people who expect a typical eight-hour office lifestyle.
    "As I expected, my comments internally a few days ago about the 996 schedule caused a debate and non-stop criticism...
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