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Hong Kong spooked by billionaire's disappearance

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By Euronews
Hong Kong spooked by billionaire's disappearance

<p>The mysterious disappearance of a Chinese-born businessman in Hong Kong has sent shivers through the global financial centre. </p> <p>Late in January, billionaire Xiao Jianhua was reportedly abducted by Chinese agents from the luxury Four Seasons hotel in the former British colony which returned to Chinese rule in 1997. </p> <br /> <p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="fr"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Chinese billionaire Xiao Jianhua abducted from Hong Kong hotel – reports <a href="https://t.co/g6Hhz3KKnD">https://t.co/g6Hhz3KKnD</a></p>— Guardian Australia (@GuardianAus) <a href="https://twitter.com/GuardianAus/status/826624548376297472">1 février 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p> <br /> <p>A source close to the tycoon, who holds a Canadian passport, says he is now in an unspecified location in China. </p> <p>Memories are still fresh in Hong Kong of the abduction of five men linked to a book publisher specialising in gossip about China’s leaders.</p>