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Disney announces one more bureaucratic hurdle cleared in building Shanghai Disneyland

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Published: November 3, 2009 at 6:03 PM

The Walt Disney Company announced today that it has approval from the Chinese government to go ahead and make a final agreement with its partners in Shanghai to build and operate a Magic Kingdom theme park in the Chinese city.

Shanghai Disneyland has been tipped for a 2014 debut, though no official opening date or attraction line-up has been announced.

Readers' Opinions

From Jack Michael on November 4, 2009 at 7:52 AM
seems like disney might need to be very careful, they are spreading themselves a little thin.
From TH Creative on November 4, 2009 at 8:50 AM
One hopes that Disney is smart enough to weigh the economics of building two parks in China. Because with two you get ...

... No. I care for my TPI friends too much to finish that one.

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