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Shanghai Disneyland Resort

HK Disneyland won't cut ban on beards

Hong Kong Disneyland has bristled at suggestions that its ban on beards for staff - a policy scrapped by its sister parks in the United States last week - is discriminatory.

Sunday, 29 January, 2012, 12:00am

Disney's Shanghai launch a Mickey Mouse affair

Shanghai Disneyland will be even smaller than previously reported when it opens in five years, it emerged yesterday - but it remains unclear whether it will beat Hong Kong for the title of Disney's smallest park.

9 Apr 2011 - 12:00am


Theft is no alternative to work

When I heard that thieves had made off with 228 bottles of vintage wine worth about HK$6.8 million, I was very disappointed. Most people work hard to make a living. The idea that you can get rich without working is wrong. We should strive to be honest and refrain from doing anything illegal.

23 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Does Hong Kong Disneyland need expansion?

Vincy Sun, 18, Hang Seng School of Commerce

The mainland is planning to build a second Disneyland in Shanghai - good news for the people there, but a threat to the business of Hong Kong Disneyland.

2 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Is a small start for Disney just a big ploy?

How big Shanghai Disneyland will ultimately become remains a pressing question, after Beijing announced that only 116 hectares had been reserved for the city's long-coveted theme park.

The announcement raised eyebrows, as the space represents only a quarter of the 4 sq km, or 400 hectares, reported when Shanghai unveiled its plan for the mega project three weeks ago.

25 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Ex-agony aunt analyses Shanghai Disney affair

Much ink has been spilled over Mickey Mouse politics and economics since Shanghai made its long-expected announcement that it would build a Disneyland.

14 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Shanghai Disney park gets go-ahead

After almost 10 years negotiations and weeks of speculation and mounting anticipation, Shanghai has finally been given the green light to build a Disney theme park - but the public is still in the dark over the exact scope of the deal.

5 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

No snags in talks with city, Disneyland says

The head of Hong Kong Disneyland said there were 'no difficulties' in discussions with the government on the theme park's expansion plans.

Dave Vermeulen, the theme park's managing director, said Hong Kong Disneyland and the government were working on a deal that was 'in the best interests of the joint venture and the people of Hong Kong'.

28 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Planned Disneyland will start small, says Shanghai mayor

The planned Disneyland theme park in Shanghai might start much smaller than thought as the project will be built in phases, according to Mayor Han Zheng .

By dividing the project into several stages, officials hoped to reduce the commercial risk and avoid an extreme impact on Hong Kong's theme park, analysts said.

9 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Irritation at reports of Disney park in Shanghai

A Hong Kong government source has revealed the administration's irritation at the recurring reports that another Disneyland is to be built in Shanghai - and their timing.

The source also laid out the government's bottom line for beginning any talks with Disney on providing further funding for the theme park.

7 Dec 2007 - 12:00am