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Medical help to be available for Expo visitors

Shanghai is geared up to ensure health care services for the estimated 70 million visitors to the upcoming Shanghai World Expo, though a new outbreak of the H1N1 flu could be a major threat.

10,000 journalists apply for Shanghai World Expo

Almost 10,000 journalists from across the world have applied to cover the upcoming World Expo in Shanghai, according to the Bureau of Shanghai World Expo Coordination.

Hotel bookings rocket as Expo nears

Hotel bookings in Shanghai have increased dramatically as the 2010 World Expo comes nearer, Shanghai Business Daily reported Wednesday.

China to ensure public security ahead of Expo

China's Ministry of Public Security Tuesday urged police nationwide to take initiatives in cracking serious crime cases and solving social conflicts to ensure a safe World Expo in Shanghai.

Shanghai police receive training for World Expo

Shanghai kicked off a three-week training program for more than 2,500 policemen Monday as the 2010 World Expo approaches, local public security authorities said.

African participants send greetings to organizers

Commissioner generals of African participants, including those of Mauritius, Kenya, Madagascar as well as Africa Union, have recently sent Chinese New Year's greetings to the Expo 2010 organizers.

Lights illuminate France Pavilion

France Pavilion's official Website recently revealed a photo of the pavilion illuminated by its lighting system.

UNEP chief hails Shanghai EXPO's theme of "Better City, Better Life"

Executive Director of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) Achim Steiner said Friday the theme of "Better City, Better Life" for the 2010 Shanghai EXPO has shown the organizer's keen sense on environmental protection.

Expo-themed visual art exhibition seeking artworks

Organizers of an Expo-themed visual art exhibition are seeking videos and photos from the public, officials announced yesterday at the launching ceremony.

Festival of light

Six horn-shaped "Sunny Valley" structures were lit on Sunday to celebrate the Lunar New Year, adding a splash of color to the Expo site.

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