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Yelena Isinbayeva named Russia ambassador

Two-time Olympic gold medalist, Russian female pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva, has been named “Russia promotion ambassador for World Expo 2010 Shanghai” September 17, 2009.

Press registration opens in November

Online registration for reporters wishing to cover Expo 2010 will launch in November, Zhu Yonglei, deputy director general of the Bureau of Shanghai World Expo Coordination, told foreign reporters and Chinese media on September 16, 2009, in Beijing.

US raises 2/3 of funds for World Expo attendance

The United States has raised about two-thirds of its participation cost for the World Expo 2010, said Jose H. Villarreal, US Commissioner General of Section of the US Exhibition to World Expo Shanghai 2010 on Monday.

Nanjing hungry to pounce on expo spillover

If Shanghai is like New York City, then Nanjing, in the eyes of its Vice Mayor Wang Shouwen, is China's Boston, a secondary city with a strong sense of history that has secured a strategic place in Shanghai's city belt.

Energy-saving tops expo agenda

China will flaunt its latest progress in developing renewable forms of energy at the 2010 Expo as the country speeds ahead to a future characterized by environmental conservation and wise stewardship.

Making the cut: Poland to pay homage to Chopin

In sleek splendor against the night sky, the Poland Pavilion will stand at 30 m with slanting planes, each lined with artificial bulbs of blue, red, green and gold, which will penetrate through a series of paper-cut slit designs to light up the darkness.

China Daily to serve as 'window to foreign friends'

China Daily and Shanghai Expo organizers unveiled a joint logo Thursday, inking a deal to make the country's longest-running English language national newspaper the official media partner of the event.

Eco vehicles on fast track

Environmentally friendly vehicles to transport visitors in and around the Expo site are being tested, with mass production expected to start in October.

Pavilions install solar energy system

Installation of solar energy systems and power stations for the China Pavilion and Theme Pavilion has been completed recently and the system will be connected to the state grid.

Emergency medical teams ready for Expo

Shanghai is prepared to respond to any medical emergencies that may arise during next year's expo, according to city health officials.

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