How a Peanut Seller Became One of Asia’s Biggest Billionaires
The man has made billions building up a conglomerate spanning real estate, gambling, and hospitality. His name is emblazoned across university buildings. He has been honored by Queen Elizabeth. And, for a time, his net worth propelled him to the title of Asia’s second richest man.
But as Lui Che Woo sits in a convention center on Monday morning, the 87-year-old Hong Kong tycoon wants to talk about something else, something he says has stuck with him since childhood.