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Robots at your beck and call

Chinese maids and beleaguered spouses may be a thing of the past in the next decade or so when "robo-ayis" take over household chores, and care for the elderly and those with debilitating diseases, French robotics experts said at the Expo.

The Drunken Beauty glitters

Famous painting The Drunken Beauty has been replicated on many mediums - including embroideries, scarves, folding fans, postcards and china - as gifts for the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the Expo 2010 Shanghai.

Shanghai Expo will 'not be extended'

Organizers of Expo 2010 Shanghai on Thursday dismissed rumors that the extravagant fair would be extended this year owing to the mounting public interest, saying the six-month event will conclude as scheduled.

Laptop prize for 200,000th visitor

The 200,000th visitor to the Taiwan Pavilion received a laptop on Wednesday afternoon.

54th day reports smooth operation

A total of 402,000 visitors toured the Expo site on June 23. Among Wednesday's visitors, 164,000 were on tour groups and 98,285 visitors used free tickets Shanghai government distributed to local residents.

HK volunteers ready to serve

One hundred Hong Kong volunteers will start working at the Expo site in early July.

Expo tickets running out at outlets

Expo tickets have been running out at many authorized ticket outlets both in and out of Shanghai, due to what they call a "tightened supply" from the organizers.

53rd day records 400,000-plus attendance

The Expo site attracted more than 400,000 visitors June 22 amid pleasant weather.

Environmental improvement week opens

A week-long campaign to improve facilities and persuade World Expo visitors to use garbage bins was unveiled at the Culture Center in Expo site June 23.

Forum wraps up successfully

The third World Expo forum themed "Science and Technology Innovation and Urban Future" concluded on Monday in Wuxi, neighboring Jiangsu Province.

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