Dhanin Chearavanont, chairman of Thailand's largest agribusiness group, Charoen Pokphand (CP Group) on August 6, 2004. Photo: Reuters

Thailand’s richest man calls for peace and order in Hong Kong, adding his voice to the chorus of condemnation against violence

  • Thailand's richest man Dhanin Chearavanont has bought three full-page newspaper advertisements in Hong Kong to call for an end to violence and return to order
  • Dhanin joins Hong Kong’s richest man Li Ka-shing, tycoon Gordon Wu and some of the city’s biggest companies in calling for peace
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Dhanin Chearavanont, chairman of Thailand's largest agribusiness group, Charoen Pokphand (CP Group) on August 6, 2004. Photo: Reuters
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An anti-government protester uses a tennis racket to return a canister fired by police in clouds of tear gas on Yeung Uk Road on August 25. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong protests 2019 vs Occupy Central: after 79 days, retailers, investors, developers hit far worse by this year’s demonstrations

  • This time, economy was already wobbling from trade war
  • Meanwhile, launch of the Stock Connect kept up market spirits in 2014
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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An anti-government protester uses a tennis racket to return a canister fired by police in clouds of tear gas on Yeung Uk Road on August 25. Photo: Sam Tsang
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