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Aug 20, 2018

Oriental Land to revamp Tokyo Disneyland in stages

Oriental Land Co., the Tokyo Disney Resort operator, plans to revamp its Tokyo Disneyland theme park in stages over an extended period, President Kyoichiro Uenishi has said. "We are considering which Disneyland areas should be changed and how," Uenishi said in a recent interview, also ...

Japan Airlines debuts jet featuring Disney characters

/ Jun 22, 2018

Japan Airlines debuts jet featuring Disney characters

Japan Airlines Co. on Friday kicked off flights of a passenger jet featuring Mickey Mouse and other Disney characters to mark the 35th anniversary of the opening of Tokyo Disney Resort. In addition to on-board items like Disney paper cups, Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck ...

Oriental Land plans $2.3 billion expansion for Tokyo DisneySea

Jun 14, 2018

Oriental Land plans $2.3 billion expansion for Tokyo DisneySea

The operator of Tokyo DisneySea is investing ¥250 billion ($2.3 billion) in its biggest expansion in almost two decades as Walt Disney Co. continues to upgrade its theme parks in Asia. Oriental Land Co., which is licensed to operate the Tokyo resort, will expand the ...

Comcast outbids Disney with $65 billion offer for Fox assets

Jun 14, 2018

Comcast outbids Disney with $65 billion offer for Fox assets

Comcast on Wednesday offered $65 billion for key film and television assets of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox, topping an offer from Walt Disney Co. for a deal that could create a dominant media-entertainment power. The move by Comcast, which is the largest U.S. cable ...

Murdoch offers to sell Sky News to Disney to win pay-TV prize

Apr 4, 2018

Murdoch offers to sell Sky News to Disney to win pay-TV prize

Rupert Murdoch ratcheted up the pressure on Britain to approve his $15 billion-plus bid for pay-TV group Sky by offering to sell or legally separate Sky News, aiming to head off objections the deal could give him too much political influence. Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox ...