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Premier Wen says Shanghai Expo a splendid event
(2010-11-01)

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said the Expo 2010 Shanghai China had been a splendid event and added a glorious chapter to the Expo history at the opening ceremony of the Shanghai World Expo Summit Forum.

 
Expo participants issue Shanghai Declaration at close, aiming for better city, better life
(2010-11-01)

The 184-day Shanghai World Expo lowers the curtain on October 31; however, it opens the door for nations to build better cities and better life for mankind, which is the theme of the Expo.

 
China holds closing ceremony for Shanghai Expo
(2010-11-01)

The 184-day Shanghai World Expo came to the end as a closing ceremony started in Shanghai on the evening of October 31.

 
 
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Expo unveils prize winners
(2010-11-01)

Germany Pavilion won the first prize of the best development of the Expo 2010 theme "Better City, Better Life" at the Shanghai World Expo on Saturday. The prize was awarded in the A category, which includes pavilions with the largest exposition area (more than 6,000 square meters).

· Little Mermaid, time to say goodbye to Expo
· Premier Wen says Shanghai Expo a splendid event
· Shanghai World Expo wraps up
· Pavilions show design creativity
 
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China holds closing ceremony for Shanghai Expo
(2010-11-01)

The 184-day Shanghai World Expo came to the end as a closing ceremony started in Shanghai on the evening of October 31.

· Declaring a better city, a better life
· Expo's fond farewell
· Last float parade at Shanghai Expo
· Georgian PM observes National Pavilion Day
 
 
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Xi'an

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Shanghai Maglev Train

Shanghai Maglev Train is the first commercial high-speed maglev line in the world. Construction began in March, 2001, and public service commenced on January 1, 2004.

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Fried Stuffed Bun

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Editors' Picks

The Shanghai Expo is added testimony to the close partnership between China and the UK.

· "Roadmap" to tackle climate change
· Day 113: visitor number hits new high
· Low-carbon card holders can skip lines
About Shanghai Expo

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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