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AirAsia's China dream gets strong backing from new investor

Amateur poker player Stanley Choi keen to bet on huge market after COVID

China's aviation market is a great opportunity for a budget carrier, says an important new investor in Malaysia-based AirAsia. (Source photos by Reuters)

KUALA LUMPUR -- AirAsia's newest major shareholder Stanley Choi wants to realize CEO Tony Fernandes' long-held goal of landing the no-frills Malaysian airline in the Chinese market.

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