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Controversial Hong Kong fortune teller 'gives up feng shui'

Published on Mar 7, 2013 2:53 PM
 
Hong Kong fortune teller Mr Tony Chan (above), who once advised Asia's richest woman Nina Wang but was later embroiled in a high-profile legal battle over her fortune, has renounced feng shui for Christianity, a report said on Thursday, March 7, 2013. -- FILE PHOTO: AFP

HONG KONG (AFP) - A Hong Kong fortune teller who once advised Asia's richest woman Nina Wang but was later embroiled in a high-profile legal battle over her fortune has renounced feng shui for Christianity, a report said on Thursday.

Bartender-turned-fortune teller Tony Chan, who is set to face trial next month for forging the will of the late Ms Wang, built a career advising clients on feng shui, an ancient Chinese belief system based on harnessing natural and spiritual energies.

He lost a legal battle in 2010 to claim the estimated US$13 billion (S$16 billion) estate of Ms Wang, who Mr Chan said was his lover. The court drama had gripped the city for years with details of his affair with the tycoon.

Now Mr Chan has described feng shui as the work of the devil after he recently embraced Christianity and changed his name from Tony to Peter, the South China Morning Post reported.

 
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