Madam Tussauds owner Merlin Entertainments plans to open a Legoland resort in Shanghai to cash in on the rising family tourism market in China, according to a statement this week by the company, which is in the process of… Read More>>
A Hong Kong-listed developer leads the way in Mingtiandi’s roundup of real estate headlines today with news that the company is making its first foray into Indonesia as protesters storm government buildings in its home city.
Elsewhere in Southeast Asia,… Read More>>
Property conglomerate Wanda Group has announced the signing of an agreement with the municipal government of Yan’an, in the remote reaches of Shaanxi province, to build a Communist Party theme park in the city recognised as the birthplace of China’s communist… Read More>>
Hello Kitty has officially climbed on board China’s official “reform and opening up” bandwagon, adding an animated Japanese element to the government’s much ballyhooed agenda for advancing socialism with Chinese characteristics.
China’s State Council even held a press conference to… Read More>>
Dalian Wanda Group ended weeks of speculation on Monday by confirming that it has sold its tourism management business to Hong Kong-listed Sunac China Holding for RMB 6.28 billion ($902 million).
The sale follows tycoon Wang Jianlin’s RMB 43.8 billion… Read More>>
Leading today’s roundup, Dalian Wanda Group may have stepped back from its ambition to crush Disney in China’s theme park market, but that hasn’t stopped the developer from launching a 34,000 square metre indoor amusement park designed by KCC Entertainment… Read More>>
The investors behind Universal Beijing Resort are said to be doubling down on the upcoming 300-acre theme park in the Chinese capital, with plans to invest $6.5 billion by its 2021 opening date.
The project initially had a budget of… Read More>>
Two weeks after a top Chinese government planning body warned against the “blind” construction of theme parks, Walt Disney unveiled the first expansion of its Shanghai Disney Resort with the presence of municipal government representatives sporting grins nearly as large… Read More>>
At the top of today’s new roundup, China’s CIITC Group has once again come to the rescue of a troubled overseas project as the state-run investment giant announces a European JV with scandal-plagued CEFC. And if joint ventures don’t light… Read More>>
SpongeBob and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are coming to southern China, and today’s top story reveals the design firm tasked with bringing the cartoon characters to life in Foshan. Also showing up in the headlines of the day, Singapore’s… Read More>>