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Expo to strengthen Australia's ties with China

Australia's commitment to Shanghai World Expo will be the nation's largest ever to an Expo, and is a reflection of the importance placed on the relationship with China, Commissioner General for Australia and Executive Director, Shanghai World Expo 2010, Lyndall Sachs said on Monday.

Commuters have mixed response to new safety measures

With just over one month left before the Expo, security checks have been introduced on Shanghai's buses and subway lines, with over 500 X-ray machines and 3,000 safety inspectors guarding the city's public transportation system.

German expat gets into Expo groove

German dance instructor Alan Richter's love of Chinese culture extends beyond hotpot and kungfu. He also borrows his wife's Chinese surname when the occasion presents itself.

Pride and prejudice at play in Shanghai

Mending ties with waidiren is a priority for the much-maligned Shanghainese as the city sets out to prove it can be a gracious Expo host.

Shanghai to open 42 Expo bus routes

Shanghai will open 42 special bus routes during the upcoming 2010 World Expo to help get visitors to the Expo sites, Xinhua News Agency reported Friday.

EU holds photo exhibition to promote its pavilion

The European Commission unveiled its pavilion at Shanghai Expo while a photo exhibition being held at its Brussels-based headquarters on March 2, mainly for the officials from the commission and European Parliament.

Shanghai Expo shines at tourism show in Paris

A workshop of tourism products related to the Shanghai Expo 2010 and its emblematic Chinese Pavilion put the upcoming event in the spotlight of the 2010 International Tourism Show, which opened here Thursday.

Renaissance masterpieces to be debuted at Expo

Two representative works of Caravaggio, one of Italy's most eminent Renaissance painters, will debut in China for the first time in the Italian pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo.

Thailand Pavilion almost completed

The Thailand Pavilion, almost finished, will be open during the five trial operations of the 2010 World Expo.

Shanghai opens post office next to World Expo site

World Expo visitors can have customized postcards of themselves made at a post office next to the Shanghai Expo site during the event, according to Shanghai Post.

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