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Shanghai Expo invites the world to China

The Shanghai Expo is about inviting the world to China to communicate and share, the opening ceremony's artistic director, Ignatius Jones, believes.

On-site ticket sales boom

A total of 32,130 Expo 2010 tickets had been sold on site by 7:30pm yesterday on the 10th day of the fair, accounting for one fifth of total admissions on the day.

India Pavilion marks 149 anniversary of Tagore's birth

Selected poems of Indian Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore were read Monday afternoon at the India Pavilion to mark the 149th anniversary of his birth.

Love, vows pledged at grand ritual

Thirty-five Chinese couples from all over the world said "I do" in a French-style group wedding ceremony on Tuesday, witnessed by their families and thousands of visitors at the Expo Garden.

Germany and China move in together for the Expo

Among the landscape of vast pavilions at the Shanghai Expo, the German-Chinese House stands out with its light, elegant and futuristic design.

Chile's commodity sales top $5M in Shanghai Expo

The massive sales of typical Chilean products at the Shanghai Expo 2010 have reached 5 million US dollars, and surprised the Chilean representatives, the local press reported on Monday.

A special forecast show staged in MeteoWorld Pavilion

Weather presenters from around the world gathered at the World Expo site to present a special forecast show featuring their own languages yesterday.

Life and Sunshine Pavilion shines on disabled

A robot that can act on people's thoughts and dogs that help disabled people will feature at the Life and Sunshine Pavilion from today, the first day of its pavilion week.

SCHOTT shows off lighting and glass products at pavilion

The German pavilion at the Shanghai expo has special-purpose glass products and lighting technology thanks to SCHOTT, an international technology group with a core mission of creating products that make lasting improvements in living and working conditions.

Visitors remain keen despite rain

Rain didn't dampen visitors' enthusiasm as a total of 138,100 visitors had entered the Expo site by 7:30pm on the fair's ninth day.

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