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Expo visitor number exceeds 450,000 on Day 67

By 7pm on July 6, 451,500 visitors packed the Expo site, 172,200 of them on tour groups.

Boulevard fit to absorb lightning: Organizer

Organizers of Expo 2010 Shanghai on Wednesday dismissed a rumor that the Expo Boulevard is unfit to absorb lightning strikes, as the city's meteorologists warned of 15 more days of extreme heat and a possible typhoon this summer.

Soccer fever spreads through Garden

While the World Cup has gripped the globe, soccer fever has proven contagious at the Expo Garden, as pavilions encourage both staff and tourists to participate in soccer-related events.

New wind farm sheds some light

The Expo Garden is among the first areas in Shanghai to benefit from the clean energy transmitted from the Donghai Bridge Wind Farm, which held its launching ceremony on Tuesday.

Green technologies here to stay

A host of state-of-the-art techniques have been employed to help visitors cope with the summer heat.

Expo visitor number totals 23 million

A total of 423,000 visitors packed the Expo site on July 5, bringing the total number of visitors to more than 23.06 million since the opening of the Expo on May 1.

Tiny folding stools, summer's hottest Expo item

Forget Haibao mascots, souvenirs from national pavilions or the ever-popular Expo passports - the latest hot-ticket item at the Expo 2010 Shanghai is a small folding stool, available for just 10 yuan ($1.5).

Expo home-stay scheme fails to attract tourists

Efforts have been stepped up to boost the number of home-stay visitors after it was found that very few tourists had utilized the unique scheme since the Expo 2010 Shanghai kicked off on May 1.

60 suspects arrested for Shanghai Expo-related crimes

A total of 60 suspects involved in theft, swindling, and intellectual property rights crimes related to the 2010 Shanghai World Expo were arrested during the first half of this year.

Hamburg House showcases kinship at Expo

China and Europe's growing mutuality is clearly demonstrated by Hamburg's display at the Expo 2010 Shanghai's Urban Best Practices Area (UPBA).

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