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Shanghai Expo marks 100th day of running

The Shanghai World Expo marked its 100th day Sunday, with the first group of visitors arriving as early as 4 a.m.

Pavilion gripped by World Cup fever

It isn't over yet. World Cup fever is still going strong at the Shanghai Expo's South Africa pavilion, where visitors are greeted by mascot Zakumi and a giant football.

Pavilions put avoiding lines on the menu

Visitors have a new way to sidestep spending hours in a queue to get into popular attractions, since some European pavilions started to allow visitors to skip lines after eating at their restaurants.

Collectors give stamp of approval

In the Expo Garden, visitors can find thousands of different stamps issued by Expo participants. Expo organizers have even brought some unique items, such as shell-made stamps. Foreign participants have joined in the stamp craze to promote their cultures and to commemorate their participation in the Expo.

Finland Pavilion: 'Giant's kettle' is right on the boil

Themed "Well-being, Competence and Environment", the Finland Pavilion encourages an exchange of views and interaction among visitors by displaying advanced technologies and interactive activities.

Travel agencies engulfed by bookings ahead of holiday

The city's travel agencies have started receiving an increasing number of bookings for long-distance tours for the unprecedented 16-day holiday that kicks off Sept 22.

China Pavilion acts to thwart ticket scalpers

The China Pavilion will begin issuing new reservation tickets that are more like credit cards beginning tomorrow, an Expo official said on August 4, 2010.

Kyrgyzstan moves on Expo celebration after riot

Kyrgyzstan put on a united and confident face Wednesday to celebrate its national pavilion day at the Shanghai World Expo -- two months after the end of riots that left hundreds dead and toppled the government.

USA Pavilion targets 7m visitors by showing 'soft side'

The USA Pavilion is on course to meet the target of hosting more than 7 million guests at Expo 2010 Shanghai, as the world's biggest economy tries to impress visitors with its soft side.

Solar-powered robot cars on Silk Road to Expo

Two driverless electric vehicles have begun an epic 13,000-km journey from Italy to Expo 2010 Shanghai along the Silk Road.

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