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Disney agrees to pay $452 million for Hong Kong Park expansion

July 1, 2009
Disney agrees to pay $452 million for Hong Kong Park expansion

Walt Disney Co. will pay HK$3.5 billion (US$452 million) to add rides like “Toy Story Land” and “Grizzly Trail” at its Hong Kong theme park and raise its stake in the project, said its partner, the city’s government. Three new themed areas will be built over five years, said Hong Kong Chief Executive Donald Tsang, [...]

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‘Yambo’ to leave HKMA, legacy marred by Lehman ‘blip’

May 21, 2009
‘Yambo’ to leave HKMA, legacy marred by Lehman ‘blip’

Joseph Yam, chief executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), answers questions on the floor of the Legislative Council, in Hong Kong, China on May 15 Joseph Yam, who’s retiring as Hong Kong’s central banker, steered the city through the Asian financial crisis, a bank run and an epidemic – only to get burned [...]

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Danish artist makes giant ceramic for Hanoi

April 16, 2009
Danish artist makes giant ceramic for Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge – Danish ceramist Michael Geertsen will unveil on April 16 a six-kilometer-long ceramic mosaic made up of many smaller paintings by himself and Vietnamese artists in front of the Long Bien bus station in Hanoi.He has created it by first making ceramic vases, bowls and plates in all shapes and sizes before cutting [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...