Thursday, 6 December 2007

Shanghai Disneyland

OK so according to this article building of Disneyland won't commence till AFTER the Expo in 2010.

SHANGHAI, China (AP) — Shanghai is awaiting approval of mainland China's first Disneyland, and the theme park could be built on an island in the Yangtze River, according to reports in the mainland and Hong Kong media....
The park would be built after 2010, when the city is due to host the World Expo, it said.
Chongming, first settled for farming during the 1966-76 Cultural Revolution, is slated for development as a non-industrial region. A Disney park would provide employment on the jobs scarce island, which has long relied on work schemes that put residents to work driving taxis in the city.
The island, which sits right at the mouth of the Yangtze, will soon be connected to the city via tunnels and a bridge.....

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