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Expo song entangled in copyright chaos

The promotion song for the Shanghai World Expo has been banned after becoming embroiled in a copyright row, according to a spokesman for the coordination bureau.

Shanghai World Expo News in Brief

Highlights of latest developments in preparations for the upcoming World Expo 2010 in Shanghai

Shanghai refutes Expo gift bag rumors

Shanghai's city government refuted rumors on the Internet that transportation cards in the World Expo gift bags didn't have any balance and that tickets in the bags could be used only for entering the Expo Park and not the pavilions in it, reported Thursday.

Walt Disney joins sponsorship of USA Pavilion

The USA Pavilion organizers announced yesterday that the Walt Disney Company in China has joined as a sponsor of the USA Pavilion at the 2010 World Expo.

Green buses take first runs

The first batch of 40 passenger buses at the World Expo site, running on a variety of green energy sources, began test operations yesterday.

China cracks down on piracy for Expo

China has vowed to crack down on video and audio makers that are involved in piracy during the Shanghai World Expo.

Shanghai-Taipei charter flights suggested during Expo

A mainland spokeswoman Wednesday said the mainland and Taiwan might consider temporary charter flights between Shanghai and Taipei for the convenience of tourists from the island during the six-month 2010 World Expo.

Collections of two German museums to be displayed

The following are highlights of latest developments in preparations for the upcoming World Expo 2010 in Shanghai:

Shanghai longest river tunnel to open for Expo

The first phase of Shanghai's longest river tunnel has been completed construction and will start operation Thursday, two weeks before the Shanghai Expo opens on May 1.

Expo food on course to be safe

The World Expo will provide food that is safe and of good quality, and it will also meet the highest standards under a tracking system that will enable it to be traced back to its source, local officials said on Tuesday.

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