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Hong Kong, Macao

Gigi Chao has a head for business and a heart for LGBT rights

Hong Kong property heiress has an ideal platform for her cause

HONG KONG From her 49th-floor office at Central Plaza, Hong Kong's third-tallest building, Gigi Chao juggles three roles as a business executive, philanthropist and one of Asia's most prominent gay rights activists.

Although her billionaire father, Cecil Chao Sze-tsung, owns the company she helps to run, being heiress to a property fortune has been no easy ride for the 37-year-old Chao.

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