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Alibaba's international platforms, AliExpress and Tmall Global, are vital to the Chinese e-commerce company's plans to take this year's 11.11 Shopping Festival to the world. Hear what Maggie Wu, general manager of Alibaba's global business-to-consumer division, has to say about their expansion efforts.

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With China's biggest 24-hour online sale - the 11.11 Shopping Festival - fast approaching, merchants are vying for the attention of some of the world's most prolific consumers. Read on to learn more about how, and where, China shops.

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Sporting enhanced services geared to make booking airline tickets, hotel rooms and holiday packages more convenient for Chinese consumers, Alitrip is poised to battle for a greater share of the country's $36 billion online tourism market.

Alibaba Group's cloud-computing arm refreshes its mobile operating system which will debut on two upcoming smartphones.

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At a press event that included the official rebranding of its parent financial-services company, officials for China’s largest e-payments provider revealed they are looking inside and outside China for growth.

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To strengthen its presence in the PRC's booming mobile Internet market, the e-commerce giant is recruiting an army of mobile-app developers by opening up its online-shopping websites to independent tech companies.

Alibaba Group's cloud computing unit will provide Royal Philips with back-end computing support for a newly launched range of smart devices in China.

This year, Alibaba Group aims to turn its biggest online shopping promotion into a worldwide affair by adding hundreds of participating merchants from its international marketplaces, AliExpress and Tmall Global.

At more than $1 trillion, China is the world’s largest grocery market.

Adventurous Chinese travelers who eschew tour groups can now go global but pay local, thanks to a tie up between Airbnb and Alipay.