India  

Hong Kong's Disneyland set to reopen this week

Video Credit: Reuters Studio - Duration: 01:12s - Published
Hong Kong's Disneyland set to reopen this week

Hong Kong's Disneyland set to reopen this week

The Magic Kingdom is set to reopen its gates in Hong Kong nearly five months after it was closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Fred Katayama reports.

Hong Kong's borders remain nearly fully closed, but the gates to the Magic Kingdom are set to reopen this week.

The Disneyland theme park will entertain a reduced number of visitors, who will have to subject themselves to temperature checks and don face masks.

Guests have to reserve their visit beforehand and make a health declaration upon doing so.

Inside the park, life on Main Street will be slightly different.

Social distancing rules will apply at lines for attractions, restaurants and other facilities.

The majority of shops and restaurants will operate with "controlled capacity." Kids will have to forgo close-up photo ops with Mickey and his menagerie.

And hand sanitizers will be available.

The new protocols go into effect Thursday.

The park, which is roughly half-owned by Disney, had been closed since late January due to the coronavirus outbreak.

But Hong Kong has reported only a handful of new cases recently, and many restrictions have been gradually lifted in the Chinese-ruled city.

The city's other theme park, Ocean Park, reopened on Saturday.

And just last month, Shanghai's Disneyland was back in business after a three-month closure.




You Might Like


💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Hong Kong Hong Kong Special administrative region of China

How To Raise An Olympian: Shek Wai Hung [Video]

How To Raise An Olympian: Shek Wai Hung

Training up an athlete is no easy task, let alone an Olympian. Behind the glorious scenes of Stone Shek Wai-hung’s consecutive Asian Games golds, were blood, sweat, tears, countless hours of practices, and of course, the all-supportive “Tiger Mum”, Mrs. Shek.Like many other athletes, the Hong Kong-born gymnast's road to excellence was bumpy as ever and perhaps it took an athlete to understand another.Mrs. Shek recalls the bumpy journey of nurturing an Olympian - from being ruthless, to enduring heartbreaking moments, and walking through ups and downs alongside her beloved son.This interview is part of an exclusive Yahoo series called 'How To Raise An Olympian', in which we speak to Olympic stars around the world and their parents to get a unique insight into what it takes to help your child reach the summit of their sport.

Credit: Yahoo News    Duration: 03:22Published
Biden aims to punish China over Hong Kong: sources [Video]

Biden aims to punish China over Hong Kong: sources

The United States is preparing to impose sanctions on Friday on a number of Chinese officials over Beijing's crackdown on democracy in Hong Kong, as well as a warning to international businesses operating there about deteriorating conditions, two people with knowledge of the situation told Reuters. Gloria Tso reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:27Published
U.S., Germany vow united front on China, Russia [Video]

U.S., Germany vow united front on China, Russia

President Joe Biden and outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday vowed to work together to defend against Russian aggression and stand up to anti-democratic actions by China. Gavino Garay reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:46Published
Hong Kong holds book fair for first time under new security law [Video]

Hong Kong holds book fair for first time under new security law

This is the first time the week-long event is being held under the new national security law, and critics say this law has narrowed free speech.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:35Published

Fred Katayama Japanese American television journalist (born 1960)

J&J recalls sunscreens after carcinogen found in some sprays [Video]

J&J recalls sunscreens after carcinogen found in some sprays

Johnson & Johnson is voluntarily recalling five Neutrogena and Aveeno brand aerosol sunscreen products after detecting a cancer-causing chemical in some samples. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:39Published
Disney’s ‘Black Widow’ rakes in $80 million at box office [Video]

Disney’s ‘Black Widow’ rakes in $80 million at box office

Disney and Marvel's superhero adventure "Black Widow" captured a massive $80 million in its first weekend, crushing the benchmark for the biggest opening weekend since the pandemic. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:00Published
Hot air balloon crash kills four, injures one [Video]

Hot air balloon crash kills four, injures one

A hot air balloon crashed in an Albuquerque, New Mexico, neighborhood on Saturday, killing four people and critically injuring a fifth person, after apparently being blown into power lines by the wind and catching fire, police said. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 00:26Published
Florida wins suit against CDC’s cruise rules [Video]

Florida wins suit against CDC’s cruise rules

Florida won a federal court ruling that may make it easier for cruise ships in that state to resume sailing after being shutdown for 15 months due to the health crisis. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:07Published
McDonald’s hit by data breach [Video]

McDonald’s hit by data breach

McDonald's Corp said on Friday that a data breach in South Korea and Taiwan has exposed some customer and employee information, making it the latest global company to be targeted by cybercriminals. Fred Katayama reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:13Published

Shanghai Shanghai Provincial-level municipality in China

Xi Jinping: Era of China being bullied is over | 100 years of Communist Party China | Oneindia News [Video]

Xi Jinping: Era of China being bullied is over | 100 years of Communist Party China | Oneindia News

The Communist Party of China marked its centennary year on Thursday in a grand display of patriotism. In 1921, Mao Zedong and some Marxist Leninist thinkers in Shanghai founded the Communist Party of China. From the same podium that Mao declared the People's Repbublic of China and dressed in the iconic Mao style jacket, Chinese President Xi Jinpng addressed the nation and said on Thursday: The era of China being bullied is gone forever. #CommunistParty #XiJinping #MaoZedong

Credit: Oneindia    Duration: 02:14Published
100 years on, how the Communist Party dominates China [Video]

100 years on, how the Communist Party dominates China

The Communist Party of China (CCP) was founded in 1921, holding its first congress in Shanghai, with the help of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, during a turbulent period after the country had a decade earlier cast off 2,000 years of dynastic rule. Here's how the CCP came to dominate the country. Rosanna Philpott reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 02:58Published

The Walt Disney Company The Walt Disney Company American mass media corporation

Emily Blunt 'ghosted' Dwayne Johnson over Jungle Cruise movie appeal [Video]

Emily Blunt 'ghosted' Dwayne Johnson over Jungle Cruise movie appeal

Emily Blunt accidentally "ghosted" Dwayne Johnson when he tried to charm her into signing on for the new Disney adventure movie Jungle Cruise with a heartfelt video plea.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO    Duration: 01:00Published
Peek behind Disney Magic | Morning Blend [Video]

Peek behind Disney Magic | Morning Blend

Behind the Attractions on Disney+

Credit: ABC Action News    Duration: 06:55Published
Theater Owners Blast Disney for Making 'Black Widow' Immediately Available on Streaming | THR News [Video]

Theater Owners Blast Disney for Making 'Black Widow' Immediately Available on Streaming | THR News

Theater owners on Sunday blasted the Walt Disney Co. for making Marvel's 'Black Widow' available simultaneously in the home and on the big screen.

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter    Duration: 01:53Published

Guess Who This Callin' Cutie Turned Into!

Before this telephone tot was a leading lady in numerous film and television shows, she was just another cute kid making calls in Los Angeles, California. This..
TMZ.com
‘Loki’ renewed for season 2 at Disney+ [Video]

‘Loki’ renewed for season 2 at Disney+

The news was announced during the mid-credit scene of the show’s season finale on July 14

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO    Duration: 00:47Published

Related news from verified sources

Hong Kong Disneyland will re-open June 18

Hong Kong Disneyland, which has been closed since January due to the coronavirus pandemic, will...
IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •Reuters India


Hong Kong police ban Tiananmen vigil

Police on Monday rejected an application for an annual candlelight vigil marking the anniversary this...
Mid-Day - Published


Related videos from verified sources

'RIP rule of law': Makeshift memorial set up in Hong Kong amid contentious security law ruling [Video]

'RIP rule of law': Makeshift memorial set up in Hong Kong amid contentious security law ruling

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong have set up a makeshift memorial as China passed a controversial national security law. Footage shows many bouquets of flowers with messages such as "RIP rule..

Credit: Newsflare     Duration: 01:57Published
Hong Kong Security Law: What We Know So Far [Video]

Hong Kong Security Law: What We Know So Far

After weeks of anticipation, a new controversial national security law for Hong Kong was passed by Chinese lawmakers on Tuesday.

Credit: The Street     Duration: 00:52Published
EU, UK condemn China's HK security law [Video]

EU, UK condemn China's HK security law

China's parliament passed national security legislation for Hong Kong on Tuesday, setting the stage for the most radical changes to the former British colony's way of life since it returned to Chinese..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:18Published