Round-Up: China ‘asks Alibaba to divest media assets’, Tokyo torch relay to start without fans, and more

Alibaba Group executive chairman Jack Ma speaks at the unveiling of the Alibaba showcase at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on February 10, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images)

The Chinese government has asked internet giant Alibaba to divest its assets in the media sector due to concern about the company's public influence