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Hong Kong tycoon retracts marriage bounty for gay daughter

Published on Jan 30, 2014 7:38 PM
 
Hong Kong socialite Gigi Chao (left), with her father, Mr Cecil Chao, a tycoon and owner of public-listed property developer Cheuk Nang. The Hong Kong tycoon who offered millions of dollars to any man who could win the heart of his lesbian daughter says the proposal is now off the table. -- FILE PHOTO: ORIENTAL DAILY NEWS 

HONG KONG - The Hong Kong tycoon who offered millions of dollars to any man who could win the heart of his lesbian daughter says the proposal is now off the table.

But he's still refusing to welcome her long-term female partner into his family, CNN news network reported on Thursday.

In 2012, Mr Cecil Chao, a wealthy real estate developer, offered HK$500 million (S$82 million) to any man who married his daughter.

Later, he doubled that offer.

 
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