The death last month of Asian shipping tycoon Frank Tsao at the age of 94 provoked an avalanche of tributes, from prime ministers to former employees. Photo: SCMP

Why Hong Kong protests wouldn’t have fazed shipping tycoon Frank Tsao – a man ‘not easy to get close to’

  • A titan of Asian shipping who died last month aged 94, Tsao’s early life was shaped by war and civil unrest in 1940s China
  • Military conflict and political turmoil forced him to reinvent the family business in Hong Kong at the age of 24, where he faced further difficulties
Topic |   Hong Kong shipping and logistics

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The death last month of Asian shipping tycoon Frank Tsao at the age of 94 provoked an avalanche of tributes, from prime ministers to former employees. Photo: SCMP
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