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Man held after China’s second richest man Zong Qinghou injured in knife attack

Hangzhou police on Wednesday confirmed they have arrested a man on suspicion of assaulting and injuring one of China’s richest men, Zong Qinghou, in a knife attack last Friday, after media reports said Zong had suffered severe injuries to his left hand.

Wednesday, 18 September, 2013, 8:14pm 1 comment

Wahaha boss urges tax cuts to lift growth

Zong Qinghou, chairman of Hangzhou Wahaha Group yesterday said the company plans to open at least 100 shopping centres across the mainland over the next three to five years.

19 Jul 2013 - 5:42am

China's richest man 'snubs Queen Elizabeth, David Cameron'

China's richest man, Zong Qinghou, may be known for his frugality, but he bailed on two free dinners in February, snubbing invitations from Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Prime Minister David Cameron.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Stay out of politics, billionaire Zong Qinghou warns Chinese entrepreneurs

A successful Chinese entrepreneur should understand but not participate in politics, said beverage tycoon Zong Qinghou, billed as China’s richest man.

14 Mar 2013 - 11:51am 2 comments

Heiress Zong Fuli says money can't buy her love

Where have all the real men gone? That lament by the daughter of the mainland's richest man has caused an online frenzy, particularly among single people.

Zong Fuli, 30, the only daughter and heiress of beverage tycoon Zong Qinghou, revealed her anxieties during an interview with the mainland edition of Marie Claire, saying she had never had a boyfriend.

11 Jan 2013 - 5:03am

Billionaire’s daughter: I'm rich and boyfriendless

What is like to be the daughter of China’s wealthiest man? 'Rich and boyfriendless', according to the only daughter and heiress of beverage tycoon and billionaire Zong Qinghou.

10 Jan 2013 - 6:42pm 5 comments

China's top 100 rich-list fall in value

The global economic slowdown has reduced the collective wealth of the mainland's 100 richest people by 7 per cent to US$220 billion this year, Forbes has revealed.

"It's relatively rare for total wealth held by the members of our list to decline," said Russell Flannery, Forbes senior editor.

13 Oct 2012 - 4:57am

Beverage tycoon tops Forbes' China rich list

Beverage tycoon Zong Qinghou regained his position as China’s richest man this year, Forbes magazine said on Friday, but the global economic slump took its toll on other billionaires.

12 Oct 2012 - 2:46pm 1 comment

Wahaha seeks global acquisitions

Hangzhou Wahaha Group, the beverage business owned by the mainland's richest man, is hunting for global acquisitions to build an overseas distribution network as economic growth slows and competition heats up at home.

14 Sep 2012 - 9:25am

Soft drink maker emerges as mainland's richest man

Zong Qinghou, head of China's third-largest beverage maker, is now the mainland's richest man.

He disclosed that his stake in closely held Hangzhou Wahaha Group is more than double previous estimates, underscoring the opacity of wealth in the country.

7 Sep 2012 - 3:29am