Special Report: How Hong Kong's greatest tycoon went from friend of China to punching bag

Special Report: How Hong Kong's greatest tycoon went from friend of China to punching bag

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In January of 1993, an ambitious Chinese Communist Party boss, a 39-year-old official with chubby cheeks and a mop of black hair, visited Hong Kong. He was seeking out the city’s rich among the shimmering skyscrapers, hoping to secure investment in Fuzhou, the second-tier city he ran in mainland China. His name was Xi Jinping.

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