Thu, August 19, 2010

Disneyland project in Shanghai approved

Mickey to set up shop in Shanghai

A decade-long courtship between the central government and the Walt Disney Co has resulted in plans to bring Mickey Mouse and his crew to the Chinese mainland as soon as 2014. Full story

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