For Asia's Octogenarian Tycoons, 80 is the New 50

Li, the billionaire chairman of Hutchison Whampoa Photograph by Jerome Favre/Bloomberg

Hong Kong entertainment mogul Run Run Shaw passed away yesterday, two years after retiring at age 104.  That kind of longevity is not unusual in this part of the world, where many of the top family-run empires still have the Old Man in charge. Here’s a list of some of the most prominent Asian tycoons well past their 80th birthdays.

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