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Alibaba Group Founder Jack Ma Received Honorary Degree

CapitalWatch Staff 2018-11-19 14:54 PM
Alibaba Group Founder Jack Ma Received Honorary Degree

Jack Ma, founder and CEO of China&`#`39;s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, received an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Hong Kong on Friday.

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"Real businesspeople make money by solving social problems for others," Ma said after receiving the degree from Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor. 

In the speech, he urged young people in Hong Kong to look beyond problems in Hong Kong and think about how to make a change for the world. 

"People say Hong Kong's young people have problems. Any young person has problems." He said he was confident Hong Kong would "solve these problems."