Richard Li's path to success has been characterized by both innovation and vision. Because of his high profile business ventures and role as an important market player, the news media regularly follows his activities and ventures.

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2006 - Richard Li Named An AskMen Top 49 Men of 2006
"Richard Li is an investor and businessman who has brokered some of China's most amazing deals. Forbes magazine has reported Richard Li's net worth in the range of $1.1 billion, which ranks him among the richest men in the world..."

September 28, 2006 - Canada NewsWire - National Arts Centre Foundation receives $1 million donation for young artist initiatives
"The National Arts Centre Foundation is honoured to announce an extraordinary gift of $1 million, generously made by Richard Li. This surprise donation, the largest one-time gift in the Foundation's history, was announced during the NAC's annual fundraising Gala before more than 2,300 audience members..."

September 21, 2006 - FT.com - Richard Li sells PCG's Tokyo office for $1.7bn
"Richard Li, the Hong-Kong based internet and telecoms tycoon, made both history and a hefty profit on Thursday by selling Pacific Century Group's landmark building in Tokyo for Y200bn ($1.7bn) - the highest price yet paid for a single property in Japan..."

June 21, 2006 - Financial Times - Tycoon's son stands out from his silver-spoon peers
"The progeny of Hong Kong's super rich tend not to wander far from the family firm. In a report issued this year, CLSA, an investment group, identified 19 Hong Kong companies in which a family patriarch would soon be making way for a son or daughter..."

April 1, 2006 - The Economist - NOW TV's Success
"Just about every phone company in the world has come through here," says Alexander Arena, the financial chief of PCCW, Hong Kong's incumbent telecom company. And no wonder. For PCCW has, in the past couple of years, done something that fixed-line telecoms firms across the world hope to do in the near future..."

March 30, 2006 - The Standard - PCCW's Real Estate Unit's Profit Skyrockets
"Pacific Century Premium Developments, the property arm of tycoon Richard Li's PCCW, said 2005 profit jumped 70 percent, and it expects overseas projects to begin generating revenue in a few years as it reduces reliance on Cyberport development..."

March 30, 2006 - The Asian Wall Street Journal - PCCW Earnings on the Upswing
"PCCW Ltd.'s net profit rose 2.5% as the popularity of Internet-delivered TV service boosted its core fixed-line phone business and virtually halted a decade-long slide in its customer base..."

October 24, 2005 - The Asian Wall Street Journal - PCCW's Implementation of IPTV
"Last year, Connie Lam accepted an offer from Hong Kong's biggest telephone company to try its television service, delivered over the same line as the phone and high-speed Internet services she gets. After three weeks, she canceled because neither she nor her five-year-old son liked any of the channels then available. She signed back up in January after the company, PCCW Ltd., added movie channels then such as HBO and children's cannels like Disney Channel and Nickelodeon...."

October 5, 2005 - BusinessWeek Online - Internet Protocol TV
"At a sprawling control room in an old industrial building overlooking Hong Kong's Victoria Harbor, technicians tinker with tall racks of networking equipment and a wall of TV screens blinking everything from cricket matches and cartoons to fashion shows and porn. It would be a familiar scene at the home of any cable- or satellite-TV operator. But this network belongs to a telephone company -- PCCW Ltd., Hong Kong's leading fixed-line operator..."

March 16, 2004 - Financial Times - Richard Li's Entry Into Luxury Developments
"Richard Li plans to turn a new property venture being spun off by PCCW, his Hong Kong fixed-line telecommunications company, into a luxury residential developer with projects throughout Asia-Pacific. Mr. Li, the younger son of Li Ka-shing, Asian?s richest businessman, said PCCW would soon place shares in the new venture to bring its free float into line with regulatory requirements..."

November 23, 1999 - San Jose Mercury News - Asian Businessman Wants To Lead Way To New Century
"On the cusp of the new millennium, Richard Li sees a Pacific century. And he wants to lead Asia into the new era..."

December 1999 - Business-in-Asia.com - Interview with Richard Li of Hong Kong
"When Richard Li sat down with Insight for our December 1999 interview which was actually completed in November in Hong Kong, Insight asked Mr. Li what was his vision for Pacific Century Cyberworks, his Hong Kong flagship company..."

July 24, 1994 - The Straits Times - Richard Li is Asserting his place in life
"Star TV made Richard Li, younger son of Hongkong's richest man, a corporate bigwig in his own right. Now the tycoon, all of 27 years, is moving on to other exciting things through a company which will have Singapore as its regional headquarters. CATHERINE ONG of Business Times finds out more about the man beneath the public facade. ... "

July 19, 1994 - Business Times Singapore - Richard Li's STAR Rises With The Dawning Of Pacific Century
"SINGAPORE - Everyone believes that as surely as night follows day, Richard Li will take over the helm at Hutchison Whampoa, the Hongkong conglomerate controlled by his billionaire father. Well, Richard Li, youngest son of Li Ka-shing, is out to prove everyone wrong. He turned down the job of managing director after Simon Murray resigned last year, and went on to set up his own company, Pacific Century Holdings... "

October 22, 1993 - The Wall Street Journal - Li Ka-Shing's Son Richard Wins Respect In His Own Right With Sale of Star Stake
"Richard Li was widely regarded as just another rich man's son when he returned to Hong Kong three and a half years ago after spending 10 years abroad. Only the fame of his father, businessman Li Kashing, set him apart... "

October 6, 1993 - The Asia Wall Street Journal - Hong Kong's Richard Li Zooms to Early Stardom
"{Stability of leadership is widely praised in Asia, even if it isn't always widely practiced. Some of Asia's most successful countries have leaders and elder statesmen of long tenure: Indonesia's Suharto, Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew, Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad, China's Deng Xiaoping. Some of its most successful companies, likewise, are run by founder figures who stayed the course... "

October 22, 1992 - Los Angeles TImes - Tuning In The Global Village Powerful Signals: A Look at Four Global Media Moguls
"By living abroad, I found that there is much more commonality than differences amongst people in this world. I believe satellite television helps people to see such similarities. I think it is very beneficial socially for people to understand this. . . . "

May 17, 1992 - South China Morning Post - The year of living profitably - Son shines bright in STAR-lit sky
"FOR once, the second son of Hongkong tycoon Mr Li Ka-shing may be forgiven for looking smug. STAR TV - the project Mr Li gave Richard to cut his teeth on - is ... profitable. . . . "