Hutchison Whampoa is controlled by the Cheung Kong Group, and headed by Li Ka-shing, Asia’s wealthiest man, who has been nicknamed “Superman” because of his investment prowess. Its operations include ports, with property and hotels, retailing telecommunications (Hutchison Telecommunications International) and infrastructure (Cheung Kong Infrastructure).
One hurt in power plant accident
A Hongkong Electric worker was in serious condition in hospital after being injured in an accident at its Lamma power plant. The 43-year-old suffered burns to his hands, chest and ears when he tried to add diesel fuel to a machine.