Li Ka-shing is Hong Kong's richest person. He is chairman of the board of conglomerate CK Hutchison Holdings.

Hong Kong’s richest man leaves everyone confused with cryptic ad
When Hong Kong’s richest person, Li Ka-shing, took out newspaper ads to break his silence on the continuing anti-government protests, many readers had to recall their Chinese literature classes to decipher the message. Li, nicknamed “Superman” for his success, took out two full-page ads. One of the ads was simple enough.   It featured the Chinese word for “violence” with a red cross through it, flanked by slogans about loving China and loving Hong Kong. At the bottom, it said “stop anger and violence in the name of love.” The other ad, though, had readers scrambling to remember classical Chinese. The message has only eight Chinese characters, which literally translate as: “The melon of Huang
Richest man in Hong Kong retires
Hong Kong's richest man is finally retiring. Li Ka-shing, aged 89, announced today that he is ready to hang up his hat. With an estimated net worth of $35.3 billion, Li is the 23rd richest man in the world. Nicknamed “Superman” for his business acumen, Li announced on Friday that he would step down as chairman and executive director of CK Hutchison Holdings. He named his elder son Victor Li as his successor. But he's going to stay on in an advisory role.   ​ A son of a schoolteacher, Li is a self-made man. In 1940, Li and his family fled to Hong Kong from their hometown of Chaozhou, also known as Teochew, to escape the second Sino-Japanese war. He was 12. Soon after, his father passed away