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Chad celebrates National Pavilion Day

Chad celebrated its National Pavilion Day with performances at the Expo Center, Aug. 10, 2010.

Attendance at Spain Pavilion hits 4 million

The Spain Pavilion greeted its 4 millionth visitor, a 81-year-old woman from Hong Kong, with a bouquet of flowers and a gift pack on Sunday, July 31, 2010.

US, China swap Expo staff to build understanding

The USA Pavilion and China's Joint Provincial Pavilion have agreed to swap staff members in a move to promote bilateral understanding.

Expo visitors excceed 38 million

Some 391,800 people entered the Expo site by 7pm Aug. 9, bringing the total number of Expo visitors to 38.2 million so far.

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.

Security remains paramount at Expo

Security has remained a priority of Expo organizers, as the six-month fair passed its 100-day milestone on Sunday.

In brief: Taxis in line for facelift at Expo

The 4,000 new Expo taxis will be repainted like ordinary taxis and continue to be used after the Expo ends, major taxi company executives said.

Etiquette advocates push the right side in Shanghai

For some subway passengers in Shanghai, the escalator etiquette of "standing on the right, climbing on the left" is strictly optional.

Influx of Expo visitors invigorates Shanghai

The vast influx of visitors for the Expo since its May 1 opening have greatly improved the fortunes of the city's tourist attractions.

A look inside the DPRK pavilion

Unlike many other national pavilions, the pavilion of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has no queues. But there is still an endless stream of curious people entering the plain-looking structure.

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