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Thousands troop in to check out Disney's new Shanghai theme park

The biggest park-operated Disney store in Asia, restaurants opened on Saturday to long lines

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The theme park is expected to attract 15 million visitors annually in the short term and raise demand for travel in Shanghai, China International Capital Corp analysts said.

Shanghai

STILL a month away from its official opening, Walt Disney Co's latest theme park resort in Shanghai is already a popular destination attracting thousands of Chinese.

A Disney store - the biggest park-operated retail shop in Asia - and restaurants in a public, commercial