China's super-rich: Hong Weihua


Hong Weihua is a survivor.

The former soccer player turned financier and dog lover has built a conglomerate stretching from media and mining to pharmaceuticals and retailing.

A decade ago, the 54-year-old was named on the Hurun List as one of the top 30 entrepreneurs in his native town - Shenyang in northeast China. Many of the others are now bankrupt or in jail.

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