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Smokers still puffing away at Expo 2010

Despite organizers repeatedly appealing to smokers to allow Expo to be a smoke-free event, smokers are in no mood to cooperate.

Shanghai mercury 'will soar past 40 C'

The meteorological center on Friday morning forecast that for the first time in the city's history, the maximum temperature this summer will soar past 40 C.

Landslide tragedy casts pall over Shanghai Expo

Yang Yaoci, 20, looks like any other student volunteers at the Shanghai World Expo as he guides visitors outside the China Pavilion.

The future is now ours to see

Today is what was imagined yesterday, and tomorrow is what is dreamed of today - the Urban Future Pavilion presents this continuity of imagination to visitors.

'Nepal Day' to be marked at Shanghai Expo

A detailed work plan has been formulated to make "Nepal Day" at the Shanghai Expo effective. Nepal Day will be marked at the Nepal Pavilion of the Expo on September 3.

Traditional art - contemporary issues

New York-based Ji Yunfei traces the history of the Three Gorges Dam project using an ancient art, Zhang Kun reports.

Expo News Bites

Kungfu kick

An age-old problem solved

To fit in with the Expo theme of Better City, Better Life as a means to a future with an improved urban environment, the Japan and German pavilions in the Expo Garden are exhibiting ideas on how to resolve a global predicament - ageing populations.

Aviation Pavilion greets millionth visitor

The Aviation Pavilion presented its millionth visitor with aircraft models and a certificate on August 10, 2010.

Expo visitor number surges again

The number of Expo visitors is up again following a drop in temperature this week.

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