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Nov 21, 2014, 00:00 ET
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The Walt Disney Company & Shanghai Media Group Expand Strategic Entertainment Alliance in China

 At a meeting in Shanghai this week, The Walt Disney Company in Shanghai and Shanghai Media Group (SMG) announced they would expand their...

Dec 04, 2013, 05:03 ET

Disney & BesTV Agree to Form Digital Joint Venture in China

The Walt Disney Company China and BesTV New Media Company Limited, the digital media subsidiary of the Shanghai Media Group (SMG), today announced...

Nov 19, 2013, 19:39 ET
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Robert A. Iger, President And CEO, The Walt Disney Company On Diane Disney Miller's Passing

"We are deeply saddened by the loss of Diane Disney Miller and our thoughts are with her family during this difficult time.  As the beloved...

Nov 12, 2013, 13:25 ET
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The Walt Disney Company Commits Half-A-Million Dollars In Humanitarian Aid To The Victims Of The Typhoon In The Philippines

 The Walt Disney Company announced today that it will donate half-a-million dollars to Save the Children and The American Red Cross to support...

Oct 25, 2013, 03:01 ET
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The Walt Disney Company to Build the World's Largest Disney Store in Shanghai, China

  - Bringing together an innovative and fun retail experience, "Creating Magical Moments for Guests of All Ages" - First Disney...

Aug 17, 2012, 01:00 ET
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Disney Launches Campaign to Pay Tribute to its Leading Style Icon, Minnie Mouse

London Fashion Week designers Inspired by Minnie Mouse This September, Disney will celebrate Minnie Mouse as one of its most beloved and...

Jun 09, 2011, 09:00 ET
Sales began in January and homes are currently under construction in the one-of-a-kind community located at Walt Disney World(R) Resort. Strong interest from buyers prompted Golden Oak to make available most of the estate, grand estate and village homesites in the initial phase of the 980-acre community.  (PRNewsFoto/The Walt Disney Company)

Early Buyers at Golden Oak Get VIP Benefits at Walt Disney World Resort

Early homebuyers in Disney's unique residential resort community, Golden Oak at Walt Disney World® Resort, will receive Disney VIP park...

Apr 07, 2011, 22:00 ET

Disney and Partners Break Ground on Shanghai Disney Resort

The Walt Disney Company and Shanghai Shendi Group, its joint venture partner in China, have broken ground on the Shanghai Disney Resort following...

Jul 07, 2010, 13:00 ET

The Hunt is on for Disney Fans This September With D23's Great Disney Scavenger Hunt

From Downtown Disney to the Disneyland Hotel, from the Matterhorn to Midway Mania, Disney fans will embark on an all-day search that will take them...

Mar 10, 2010, 12:00 ET

Disney's D23 Celebrates Disneyland's 55th Anniversary With All-New, Two-Day DESTINATION D Event

It's a milestone year for the Disneyland® Resort, and D23: The Official Community for Disney Fans is celebrating with the premiere of...

Dec 16, 2009, 15:20 ET
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Roy E. Disney, Key Figure in Revitalizing the Walt Disney Company and Disney's Animation Legacy, Dies at Age 79;

Roy Edward Disney, son of Disney Studios co-founder Roy O. Disney, and nephew of Walt Disney, passed away today (12/16/09) at Hoag Memorial...

Sep 01, 2009, 10:00 ET

2009 Disney Legends Award Recipients to Be Honored During D23 Expo in Anaheim

Oscar(TM)-winning actor Robin Williams, the extraordinary actresses of The Golden Girls, the voices of Donald Duck and Goofy, and other...

Jun 24, 2009, 09:51 ET

New Relationship Brings Disney Institute Programs to Key Business Markets

Learning Tree International will feature D.I. curriculum in Atlanta, Chicago, New York and Washington D.C. Disney Institute professional...

Jun 03, 2009, 12:48 ET

D23 EXPO, the Ultimate Disney Fan Experience, Comes to the Anaheim Convention Center Sept. 10-13

Four Extraordinary Days of Live Events, Interactive Pavilions and One-of-a-Kind Entertainment Celebrate the Past, Present and Future of...

May 26, 2009, 15:28 ET
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Calling All Artists ... Disney's D23 Members Invited to Become Donald Duck's Official Portrait Artist

First-Ever Disney Fan Portrait Competition Celebrates Donald's 75th Birthday Finalists to Be Displayed at Inaugural D23 Expo This Fall in...

May 26, 2009, 07:56 ET

Disney Increases Presence in Central and Eastern Europe, Launching 5 More Disney Channels

- Disney Channel Grows CEE Distribution to 12 Million Households With Launches in Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Bulgaria- The Walt Disney...

May 19, 2009, 00:00 ET

National Harbor Sells Land to Disney

Site Being Considered for New Resort Hotel The Peterson Companies announced today the sale of land at its National Harbor development near...

Apr 24, 2009, 10:00 ET

Video: Main Street Rocks as Disneyland Resort Celebrates Spring, with New Entertainment and Disney's California Food & Wine Festival

Ticket Offers and '2 Nights Free' Packages Deliver Great Vacation Values Disneyland guests are dancing down Main Street, U.S.A., with Mickey...

Mar 10, 2009, 13:45 ET

Video: Disney Announces 'D23: The Official Community for Disney Fans'

Disney's First Official Fan Organization Launches with New Quarterly Publication, Web Site, Fan Events and Collectibles Line First Quarterly...

Mar 10, 2009, 05:04 ET

The Walt Disney Company Announces Significant Long-Term Environmental Goals

The Walt Disney Company today announced a landmark set of strategic environmental goals and challenging 3 to 5 year targets to reduce emissions,...