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Hong Kong billionaire's $65m offer to woo daughter

27 September 2012 Last updated at 15:27 BST

Hong Kong billionaire Cecil Chao is so keen for his daughter to marry he has offered $65m (HKD$500 million) to the man who can successfully woo her.

But Gigi Chao has a female partner of seven years - Sean Eav, and the couple took part in a blessing ceremony during a recent holiday in France.

She told the BBC how at first she thought her father was joking, and that she has had some 1,500 offers from Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms.