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China's 'ordinary' billionaire behind grand Nicaragua canal plan

Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of Xinwei Telecom Enterprise Groups and Chairman and CEO of HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd. (HKND), gestures in front of a Chinese national flag during an interview with Reuters in Xinwei Telecom's headquarters in Beijing, April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Barry Huang

Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of Xinwei Telecom Enterprise Groups and Chairman and CEO of HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd. (HKND), gestures in front of a Chinese national flag during an interview with Reuters in Xinwei Telecom's...more

Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of Xinwei Telecom Enterprise Groups and Chairman and CEO of HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd. (HKND), gestures in front of a Chinese national flag during an interview with Reuters in Xinwei Telecom's headquarters in Beijing, April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Barry Huang
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Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of Xinwei Telecom Enterprise Groups and Chairman and CEO of HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd. (HKND), poses for a photograph in front of the entrance to Xinwei Telecom's headquarters in Beijing, April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Barry Huang

Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of Xinwei Telecom Enterprise Groups and Chairman and CEO of HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd. (HKND), poses for a photograph in front of the entrance to Xinwei Telecom's headquarters in Beijing, April 28,...more

Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of Xinwei Telecom Enterprise Groups and Chairman and CEO of HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd. (HKND), poses for a photograph in front of the entrance to Xinwei Telecom's headquarters in Beijing, April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Barry Huang
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Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of Xinwei Telecom Enterprise Groups and Chairman and CEO of HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd. (HKND), pauses during an interview with Reuters in Xinwei Telecom's headquarters in Beijing, April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Barry Huang

Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of Xinwei Telecom Enterprise Groups and Chairman and CEO of HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd. (HKND), pauses during an interview with Reuters in Xinwei Telecom's headquarters in Beijing, April 28, 2014....more

Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of Xinwei Telecom Enterprise Groups and Chairman and CEO of HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. Ltd. (HKND), pauses during an interview with Reuters in Xinwei Telecom's headquarters in Beijing, April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Barry Huang
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