Chinese billionaire Jack Ma goes missing after calling for reforms: reports

Jack Ma, the billionaire founder of Chinese tech giant Alibaba, has not been seen in public for two months and is feared missing after calling for economic reforms, according to reports.

According to Yahoo Finance, Ma called for the reforms during a speech in Shanghai in October, the last time he appeared in public.

“Today’s financial system is the legacy of the Industrial Age,” Ma reportedly said. “We must set up a new one for the next generation and young people. We must reform the current system.”

In this Oct. 12, 2018, file photo, Chairman of Alibaba Group Jack Ma speaks during a seminar in Bali, Indonesia.
In this Oct. 12, 2018, file photo, Chairman of Alibaba Group Jack Ma