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Disney eyes bigger plans with Shanghai

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American entertainment giant Disney is set to pour an additional $800 million into its Disney Shanghai, its first theme park on the Chinese mainland, officials said. 

Performers dressed as Disney characters dance on stage during a groundbreaking ceremony of the world's sixth Disney amusement park in Shanghai on April 8, 2011

CEO Bob Iger said the deal, with Shanghai Shendi Group, will total an investment of $5.5 billion, and the additional funds will be to boost the park's capacity and attractions.

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