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Yu calls on the city to speed up Expo preparation

Shanghai Party Secretary Yu Zhengsheng on December 26 urged all sectors in the city to help accelerate World Expo preparations by working harder and through closer collaboration.

Expo ticket sales break target

Around 12 million tickets for next year's Expo have been sold by Sunday since March, beating this year's 10 million target expected by the organizer.

Expo in Lonely Planet's top travel destinations

Several destinations will be in the tourism spotlight in 2010 thanks to some headline-grabbing events, and the Expo in Shanghai is also listed by Lonely Planet, the largest travel guide book in the world.

Indonesia targets to reap $105m from Shanghai Expo

The Indonesian government aims to reap 1 trillion rupiah (some $105 million) from Shanghai Expo which will run from May to October next year, a local newspaper said here Tuesday.

HK and Macao ready for impressive showcases

Hong Kong has planned two visual art exhibitions and a raft of performances including opera, dance and multi-media shows for the upcoming Expo, while Macau has witnessed smooth construction of its pavilions.

Shanghai Party chief puts Expo safety at top priority

Shanghai Party chief Yu Zhengsheng last Saturday required the city's law enforcement units to put the security of World Expo 2010 on top of their agenda to ensure a “successful, splendid and unforgettable” event.

FM: Expo top priority of diplomatic work in 2010

Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Sunday the Shanghai World Expo is one of the major tasks of China's diplomatic work in 2010 at a new year reception held by the Foreign Ministry for foreign diplomats and officials of international organizations.

Yao Ming calls for promotion of Shanghai Expo 2010

China's NBA star Yao Ming participated in the opening ceremony of a public welfare activity named of "celebrities show you around Shanghai Expo 2010" on Monday.

US committee to build exhibit at Expo's US Pavilion

Committee of 100 (C-100), in partnership with the USA Pavilion, will build an exhibit entitled "The Chinese in America -- We are Family" at the USA Pavilion at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai.

Just the ticket: 19% off weeklong passes

Multi-day admission tickets will go on sale for the Shanghai Expo at all domestic and overseas outlets from Jan 1.

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