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Expo Online wins award at Internet conference

Expo Online, which offers people a virtual tour of the Expo site in Shanghai, received an award at the 2010 China Internet Conference.

The online platform is an innovation in the 159-year history of the World Expo. It allows people around the world to explore all the pavilions by clicking the mouse.

Since it opened on May 1, more than 57 million people have browsed the virtual World Expo as of August 15. Its passport stamps and lucky draws are popular among visitors.

The 2010 China Internet Conference focused on Internet service and its furture development. It opened yesterday in Beijing and will conclude tomorrow.

Source: expo2010.cn

Editor: Xu Xinlei



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The World Expo is a large-scale, global, non-commercial Expo. The hosting of the World Expo must be applied for by a country and approved by the international World Expo committee.

The name of the mascot of World Expo 2010 Shanghai China is Hai Bao, which means the treasure of the sea.

The emblem, depicting the image of three people-you, me, him/her holding hands together, symbolizes the big family of mankind.

The theme of Expo 2010 is "Better City, Better Life," representing the common wish of the whole humankind for a better living in future urban environments.


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