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Expo 2010 breaks its target of 70 million visitors

With a high volume of visitors expected in the last week of Expo 2010 Shanghai, organizers said on Sunday they will leave no stone unturned to ensure the extravagant fair comes to a close on Oct 31 without any major hiccups.

Expo visitors hit 70m, meet expectation

The number of visitors to the Shanghai World Expo 2010 topped 70 million Sunday, meeting organizers' expectations, according to an announcement on the official Expo website.

Chilean rescue capsule on display at Shanghai Expo

The Chilean rescue capsule "Phoenix 1" went on display in the Chile Pavilion at the Expo Saturday, sparking debate about work safety and rescue work in the domestic mining industry.

Towering achievement

being planned to condense the ideas and key exhibits of the last six months for future generations to help realize the goal of 'Better City, Better Life? writes Yu Ran.

The Drunken Beauty a highlight of Shanghai Week

An embroidered version of Liu's classic painting has left a lasting impression on dignitaries and celebrities

Bargain hunting in discount city

Most of the 1.03 million people who helped set a new attendance record at the Expo 2010 Shanghai on Oct 16 were there for the same reasons: to admire the spectacular architecture, to broaden their cultural horizons, and to engage in some last-minute souvenir shopping.

Dictionary defines an era

The ancient Portuguese-Chinese dictionary on display inside the Portugal Pavilion offers more than just words and definitions. It tells a story of Chinese history and social values.

Czech city raises profile at Expo

Zlin, a city in the Czech Republic, promoted its trade, culture and tourism in a road show called "Zlin, a gateway to Europe" at the Czech Pavilion this morning.

Colombia to present cultural experiences at Expo

Colombia will take part in the Creative Economy Forum at the Shanghai World Expo on Oct 21, its Culture Ministry said Wednesday.

Museum specialists to meet at Expo

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) will hold its 22nd General Conference from November 7 to 12 at the Expo Center. The theme of the conference is "Museums for Social Harmony."

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