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Jack Ma recently advocated for China's '996' workweek, amid protests from employees criticizing the schedule.

While CEOs like Jack Ma and Elon Musk praise grueling job schedules, employees around the world are demanding shorter workweeks

Here is why Jack Ma's '996' workweek may be harmful for employees, according to research.
Chinese tech billionaire Jack Ma.

Chinese tech billionaire Jack Ma says it’s a ‘blessing’ for his staff to work gruelling 12-hour shifts, 6 days a week

Jack Ma referred to China's "996" work hours — a 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. workday, six days a week — as being a "blessing" for young workers.

Alibaba’s billionaire founder Jack Ma says companies forcing staff to work overtime are ‘foolish’

While he disagrees with forced "996" culture, Ma also said: “If you don’t put out more time and energy than others, how can you achieve the success you want?”
You need an incredible amount of money to live in the Peak.

I visited the most expensive neighborhood in the world’s most expensive city — a billionaire enclave where where Alibaba founder Jack Ma m...

The Peak is the most expensive neighborhood in Hong Kong, the world's most expensive city, and home to billionaires — including, possibly, Jack Ma.
Alibaba Group Chairman Jack Ma attends 2018 Alibaba Xin Philanthropy Conference on September 5, 2018 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China.

Jack Ma, creator of e-commerce giant Alibaba and China’s richest man, has been outed as a member of the Communist Party

The state-run People's Daily wrote that the Communist Party of China would be honoring 100 people, including Ma.

Jack Ma returns to top of Forbes’ China rich list but not all were so lucky – 322 on last year’s list are now poorer

Credit and trade worries, tumbling stocks and a falling renminbi were all responsible for the diminished wealth of 3/4 of the top 400 listees on last year’s list.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma secretly reduced his control of business licenses before announcing his retirement

Nearly two months before announcing his retirement, Alibaba founder and executive chairman Jack Ma curtailed his control of the company's Variable-Interest Entities — which holds the key China business licenses.

Jack Ma said Trump’s trade war with China will wreck Alibaba’s plans to help create 1 million US jobs

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma said that the US-China trade war will prevent the Chinese giant from delivering on its promise to create one million new US jobs. The comments come two days after President Donald Trump announced a new wave of tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma says the US-China trade war is ‘going to be a mess’ and could last 20 years

The US and China trade war could last 20 years, Alibaba founder Jack Ma said at an annual investor conference in Hangzhou. Ma made the remark after President Donald Trump ordered the US Trade Representative to impose a fresh round of tariffs against Chinese goods.
Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma speaks during the Business Forum at the 11th World Trade Organization's ministerial conference in Buenos Aires

You’ll need a PhD spot in computer or data science to land Alibaba’s new scholarship – but it’s worth it

Jack Ma might be stepping down, but bright students can step up to Alibaba's highly attractive new scholarship for PhD candidates.