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Disney

The Walt Disney Co was founded by Walter Disney, who is best known for creating such cartoon characters as Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck and for pioneering theme parks. The group has theme parks in the US, Europe, Japan, China and Hong Kong.

Disney takes on new glow after dark with light-up parade

Hong Kong Disneyland will step up its appeal to the night owls among the city's youngsters in October with its launch of a light-up parade - the first in all Walt Disney parks around the world.

Friday, 15 August, 2014, 10:56am

Disney faces challenge to its motives in fight against more Florida casinos

Just around the corner from the poker room and within shouting distance of the greyhound track at the Mardi Gras Casino, the Amazing Spider-Man slot machine beckons gamblers with its spinning masked superhero and his nemesis, the Green Goblin.

28 Oct 2013 - 4:47am

Key Chinese cities and provinces set to receive stimulus - on the quiet

Government and banking industry sources familiar with the situation told the South China Morning Post that Agricultural Bank of China (Agbank), one of the big four state lenders, signed an agreement with the city government last week to provide loan credit worth 250 billion yuan (HK$314 billion) - equivalent to about 12.5 per cent of Shanghai's GDP for last year.

12 Aug 2013 - 7:23am 2 comments

Shanghai's Disney park major beneficiary of HK$314b Agbank loan

The Agricultural Bank of China has just sprinkled a lot of magic over Shanghai in the form of a huge loan, and the beneficiaries will include Mickey and Minnie and friends.

6 Sep 2013 - 8:00am 1 comment

Cash boost for Shanghai park no threat to Hong Kong Disneyland, say bosses

The Shanghai park will be one of the beneficiaries of the huge loan package from the Agricultural Bank of China. But the Hong Kong park has big plans of its own and the Hong Kong government, the majority shareholder, announced earlier this year that a new zone featuring Marvel superheroes - including the likes of Iron Man, Captain America and Thor - will be built.

12 Aug 2013 - 7:33am 2 comments

Disney's 'Lone Ranger' a balance-sheet danger

It was billed as one of the season's biggest blockbusters, reuniting Johnny Depp - as Tonto in The Lone Ranger - with the team behind the huge success of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.

9 Aug 2013 - 2:31am

Disney's spat with axed Hong Kong film veterans

Two veteran Hong Kong filmmakers are embroiled in a legal battle with the Walt Disney Company on the mainland after their jobs were axed.

The case is a wake-up call for Hongkongers signing labour contracts across the border where employment rights differ, lawyers warned.

16 Jan 2013 - 5:41am

Rewind film: 'Cujo'

The dog gets little respect in the world of film. If it's not accompanying a cat on some crazy adventures to find their way home, it's playing up its role as the ultimate companion - or worse, animated in a Disney tale. Which makes Cujo such a strange and enticing beast.

25 Nov 2012 - 6:07pm

New screenwriter for Star Wars sequel

Luke Skywalker has a new screenwriter: Michael Arndt, the Oscar-winning scribe behind hits such as Little Miss Sunshine and Toy Story 3.

13 Nov 2012 - 3:11am

Who said it?

Unlike election promises, government policies need time to brew

Lawmaker Andrew Leung Kwan-yuen urges the government to learn from the saga over its planned allowance for elderly people

 

The thing I find hurtful about it is people are questioning my integrity and what I say

1 Nov 2012 - 2:58am

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