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Shanghai Expo represents most important event in world

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has said that Shanghai World Expo 2010 will be the important event in the world.

Countdown starts for Shanghai Expo

The clock marking the dwindling days until the Shanghai World Expo kicks off was put into motion at Tian'anmen Square on Friday by top legislator Wu Bangguo.

Year-long countdown to Shanghai Expo begins in Beijing

Chinese top legislator Wu Bangguo started a timer Friday for the year-long countdown to the Shanghai World Expo at Tian'anmen Square in the heart of Beijing.

Jackie Chan, Yao Ming, ambassadors for Shanghai Expo

Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan and NBA star Yao Ming were appointed promotion ambassadors for the 2010 Shanghai World Expo on Thursday.

Shanghai World Expo to begin one year countdown

Shanghai celebrates the one year countdown to the opening of the 2010 World Expo on May 1, 2009.

Volunteer rush is expected

Volunteer applications for Expo 2010 Shanghai China are expected to overwhelm the city.

Gala of cultures will wow expo tourists: official

The China pavilion in the Shanghai Expo Garden is expected to be completeed by the end of this year, together with other major venues in the garden. Called the Oriental Crown, the main structure of the China pavilion stands 63 meters tall.

Shanghai starts one-year countdown to the expo

Shanghai is preparing for the biggest and most extravagant World Expo in history, with billions of dollars allocated and an army of thousands of workers deployed for next year's event.

Shanghai tourism may shatter records

With 70 million visitors likely to attend the Shanghai World Expo, local authorities are expecting tourism revenue to exceed 300 billion yuan in 2010, up by nearly 50 percent from last year.

Yu Zhengsheng: Expo will lift nation's economy

The 2010 World Expo in the city will spur the nation's economy at a time when the global financial crisis hasn't yet bottomed out.

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