Tag Archives: Shanghai

CHINA: Disney Shanghai Breaks Ground

Today the Walt Disney Company broke ground on the five-year construction project for Disney Shanghai. “We’re incredibly excited to build a Disney resort in Shanghai, one of the world’s most vibrant cities,” said Thomas O. Staggs, Chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. “We are hard at work designing Shanghai Disneyland, which when complete will be a special place where …

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Shanghai: 1990 Vs. 2010

Via Business Insider, a startling look at the transformation of Shanghai in the space of a mere 20 years. Has any city in the world ever changed so rapidly and dramatically? Abu Dhabi, maybe? Meanwhile, here at home, Ground Zero remains a raw gaping wound upon the city almost nine years after 9/11.

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First Major Pride Event For China

China is seeing its first ever major gay pride event beginning today in Shanghai. What organizers bill as “Shanghai’s first ever PRIDE festival to celebrate Shanghai’s diverse and quickly growing LGBTQI community” starts this weekend (Sunday June 7). It includes a busy week of activities through Sunday June 14, culminating with an all-day-all-night festival on Saturday, June 13. Although the …

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