Hong Kong’s richest man rewrites history

AS Watson, the retail arm of CK Hutchison Holdings controlled by Hong Kong’ richest man Li Ka-shing, appears to be celebrating a 175th anniversary that’s not, Hong Kong shareholder activist David Webb’s Webb-site Reports reveals. Watson seems to have changed both its birth date and birthplace.

Totally globalized native New Yorker and former broadcast news producer Muhammad Cohen is a blogger for Forbes and author of Hong Kong On Air, a novel set in his adopted hometown during the 1997 handover about television news, love, betrayal, high finance, and cheap lingerie. See his bio, online archive and more at www.muhammadcohen.com; follow him on Facebook and Twitter @MuhammadCohen.

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