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In pictures: Nina Wang funeral

Tycoon Victor Li (right) leaves the funeral home after paying his respects to Nina Wang - 18/04/07

Hong Kong politicians and business elite turned out for the funeral of Hong Kong's richest woman, Nina Wang.

Picture of Wang at the front of the flower-covered hearse - 18/04/07

Wang died earlier in the month aged 69. She was believed to have been suffering from ovarian cancer.

Coffin carried from the hearse - 18/04/07

Wang's funeral was shrouded in secrecy, with reporters barred from the venue.

Sea of floral wreaths outside the funeral home - 18/04/07

A sea of flowers accumulated along the pavement outside the funeral home - filling the air with floral scent.

Hearse carrying Wang's coffin the crematorium - 18/04/07

After the service, Wang's body was taken away in a flower-covered hearse.

Wang's godson Anthony Cheung carries her portrait from the crematorium - 18/04/07

Wang had hit headlines since her husband Teddy's mysterious abduction in 1990. He was never found.

Floral wreaths delivered for Wang's funeral - 18/04/07

She became involved in a sensational eight-year legal battle with her father-in-law for control of her husband's billions - a case she won in 2005.

Caricature statue of Hong Kong tycoon Nina Wang in the lobby of her company, Chinachem

Wang was known for her girlish dress sense and was dubbed "little sweetie" by local media. A caricature statue of her stands in the lobby of one of her companies.

Portrait of Nina Wang - 18/04/07

Wang left no heirs, and speculation is rife over who will inherit her $4.2bn fortune.

Funeral for HK's richest woman
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