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Hong Kong protests

Li Ka-shing urges Hong Kong protesters to see 'big picture'

Billionaire suggests understanding on both sides can help calm unrest

HONG KONG -- Business tycoon Li Ka-shing has weighed in again on the demonstrations convulsing Hong Kong, calling for both protesters and the authorities to understand each other's perspectives.

"I hope that young people consider the big picture and that leaders show magnanimity" toward future generations, Li said Sunday at a Buddhist monastery in remarks reported by local media.

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