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  • SHANGHAI, May 30- Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has told vendors on its Tmall website to stop selling medicine, saying a local regulator has issued an "urgent" directive halting drug sales via third-party platforms. Alibaba, in a notice dated May 27 seen by Reuters, cited a circular from the Hebei province branch of the China Food and Drug...

  • SHANGHAI, May 30- Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has told vendors on its Tmall website to stop selling medicine, saying a local regulator has issued an "urgent" directive halting drug sales via third-party platforms. Alibaba, in a notice dated May 27 seen by Reuters, cited a circular from the Hebei province branch of the China Food and Drug...

  • China to open e-commerce

    News that Beijing will lift curbs on investments in service sectors, including e-commerce, logistics and accounting, is positive but won't be a game-changer, explains Adrian Mowat of J.P. Morgan.

  • Alibaba probe focusing on Singles Day sales

    The Chinese e-commerce giant is under investigation by US regulators over a possible violation of federal securities laws.

  • Amazon counterfeiters hurting small businesses

    Online merchants say counterfeit products on Amazon's marketplace are wreaking havoc on business.

  • Investors are overreacting to Alibaba's disclosure on Tuesday that it was being investigated by the SEC, according to Morningstar.

  • Alibaba

    Morningstar's RJ Hottovy argues that Alibaba did provide disclosures on its equity investments ventures.

  • Alibaba

    Accusations have been made about Alibaba's relationship with its affliates and its accounting practices, explains Wedbush Securities' Gil Luria.

  • Jack Ma, CEO of Alibaba

    Alibaba fell more than 6 percent after the firm said the Securities Exchange Commission was looking into its accounting practices.

  • Alibaba faces US probe over accounting practices

    The Chinese e-commerce giant says it's under investigation by US regulators over a possible violation of federal securities laws.

  • BRUSSELS, May 25- Online retailers would be banned from stopping a customer in one EU country buying from a website based in another, under a proposal issued on Wednesday to make it easier for consumers to shop across the bloc. The European Commission said its law would stop "geoblocking" where companies limit access to their websites based on user location, often...

  • *EU wants more consumers to buy online from other countries. *EU to ban online discrimination based on country of residence. BRUSSELS, May 25- The European Commission proposed on Wednesday to ban Internet retailers from treating customers differently depending on where they live to encourage consumers to shop across the bloc for online products.

  • To be a successful player in southeast Asia's internet economy, companies need to have an international outlook, according to the executive vice chairman at Alibaba Group.

  • Softbank's robot "companion," Pepper, is about to get its very first human experience: working at Pizza Hut.

  • UOB's bet on E-Payments

    UOB's Dennis Khoo explains that there unlikely to be any mobile payment adoption issues given the high smartphone penetration rate in Singapore.

  • Cramer eyes malls

    CNBC's Jim Cramer talks with Sam Zell of Equity Group Investments about the future of malls and the rise of multi-family housing.

  • SEA E-commerce market

    Rajan Anandan, South and Southeast Asia VP at Google, says the region needs further investments in order for the e-commerce industry to take off.

  • E-Commerce

    Rohit Sipahimalani from Temasek International says tech over-valuation was a global issue but there have been sign of moderation recently.

  • Bukalapak.com

    The e-commerce firm's potential lies in its strong local knowledge and growing presence in major Indonesian cities, says Bukalapak.com's Fajrin Rasyid.

  • Alibaba-Lazada deal

    Lazada has a strong logistics base, but it also has a good position in the ASEAN market as a one-stop shop, says Maximillian Bittner, Lazada CEO.