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A jewel in the Dutch crown

Restaurant offers typical Dutch fare with a hint of Chinese, Shi Yingying reports.

Shanghai's softer side

Perceived as being hard and uncaring, the city's residents are showing their kinder side and welcoming visitors to the Expo, Wu Yiyao reports.

Find relief from the summer heat

Want escape the searing summer heat? Don't sweat it. Shanghai has a number of watery delights to plunge into - beaches, boat clubs, water parks and theme parks. They are all easy to get to and provide the ideal respite from a long, hot summer.

Expo taxi dispatch numbers 1 million

One million Expo taxies have been dispatched for customers between May 1 and today (Aug 5) as a key effort to serve the ongoing World Expo.

Free mineral water for visitors at ROK Pavilion

As a comfort to people waiting outside in hot weather, the Republic of Korea Pavilion is distributing 1,440 bottles of mineral water to visitors every afternoon. Nearly 100,000 bottles have been handed out since May 26.

Soup of the day

Flash flamenco dancing is not the only tasty thing of international note that comes out of the southern Spanish region of Andalusia. There is also gazpacho, the delicious cold soup concocted from tomatoes, cucumber, peppers, anchovy, garlic and olive oil - another proud export from this fiercely proud region on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean.

Qiandaohu's thousand islands in the sun

Crocodiles, jellyfish and other perils of the deep are not part of the Qiandaohu experience, meaning you can add swimming in the Great Outdoors, in azure waters veiling buried archeological treasures, to your stress-free trip into China's less-industrial past.


The Executive Center

Condom rollout plan welcomed in Shanghai

Visitors to Expo 2010 Shanghai on Tuesday applauded the proposed free distribution of condoms at Expo-designated hotels as the city battles against HIV/AIDS.

Expo drinking tap water passes test

Drinking tap water in the Expo Site all passed quality tests, announced Shanghai Health Authority recently.

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