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Universal Studios

Fun-packed resort scouting for a head of attractions

The manager at Sentosa's HK$34b project will have to build a team of up to 500 employees

Saturday, 14 June, 2008, 12:00am

The Great Halloween Creep Out

Ocean Park is celebrating its fifth Halloween Bash this year with five creepy new attractions.

The Wasteland, The Lost World, Haunted Chinese Village, Psychotic Island and Carnival of Chaos were all created with terror in mind.

6 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Scorpion King provides the sting as scary journey awaits visitors to Ocean Park during Halloween

The Scorpion King will swing into muscle-rippling action against his enemies at the Halloween celebrations at Ocean Park next month.

The Scorpion King Live show, featuring artists from Hollywood's Universal Studios, will be the major attraction of this year's Ocean Park Halloween Bash.

19 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Universal explores mainland potential

Hollywood entertainment group Universal Studios is exploring possible sites in Beijing and Shanghai on which to build a theme park.

17 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

Four Seas bosses 'abused' status

Four Seas Travel International bosses Leung Hoi and Leung Yeung Lai-ling have been accused of 'abusing their positions' for personal profit and deliberately thwarting rescue bids by new majority shareholders.

Moreover, the pair used a company they controlled to defraud Four Seas and sell a property at 'gross undervalue', it is claimed.

10 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

IT'S UNIVERSAL TIME

It usually pays to forgive a horse one bad run and Universal Star is the suggestion for tonight's featured Lusitano Challenge Cup.

The long-established Cup, one of the oldest on the calendar, has attracted a full field of 14 and looks a competitive affair so a modest wager is suggested on Universal Star.

3 Feb 1999 - 12:00am

Deal over Valenta stake sale

Universal Appliances has entered into a conditional sales and purchase agreement to dispose of the entire issued share capital of its subsidiary, Valenta Holdings, a printed circuit board manufacturer. According to the arrangement, Universal will receive US$44.5 million on completion of the agreement.

25 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

Subtitles not feasible

I refer to the letter headlined. 'Temple ride mystery to tourists', by James Mann (South China Morning Post, April 28).

As Hong Kong's premier theme park, Ocean Park pledges to dedicate its efforts to providing infinite fun and the best enjoyment to all our guests, foreign and local alike. All our facilities are therefore provided with bilingual narration wherever possible.

8 May 1998 - 12:00am

Plaza deal

Mainland property developer Dong-Jun (Holdings) has agreed to sell 186,217 square feet of Universal Plaza in Guangzhou to an independent third party for $400 million.

Its 60 per cent owned subsidiary Newmay Development, owner of Universal Plaza, will provide $200 million in financing to the buyer and has agreed to lease the space for two years at $32 million a year.

1 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Arnold's 3D ride

SUPERSTAR Arnold Schwarzenegger is shooting scenes for a 3-D film involved in the Terminator 2 thrill ride for the Universal Studios Florida theme park.

It is reported MCA, Universal's parent company is spending more than US$50 million (HK$380 million) on the projected attraction.

5 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

More films

STAR TV has purchased a number of television series and programmes from Paramount Pictures and MCA Universal to air on STAR Plus.

15 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

On the road

BEFORE the decade is out, Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Studios Florida will be joined by Universal Studios Japan.

Construction of the theme park/studio is scheduled to begin in Osaka in 1996, with a 1999 opening planned. To date, there are no plans for a Euro Universal, and certainly not near Paris.

15 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Lambert's crazy Highland fling

TONIGHT'S movies should bring about a strong sense of deja vu in regular viewers since they've all been on before - in some cases, several times before.

RUSSELL Mulcahy used to make rock videos before he directed Highlander (World 9.30pm, Original Running Time 116 mins) which could account for the excess of dizzy camera angles.

20 Aug 1993 - 12:00am