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  • Shanghai's 2010 World Expo also brought on a building boom that has regained momentum since the six-month event, which attracted 73 million visitors to the city, ended in October.

    Shanghai To Impose Limited Property Tax

  • A World Expo was last held in the U.S. in 1984, when New Orleans hosted the event.

    A Slow Start for Expo Bid

  • The fire occurred shortly after the close of the six-month World Expo, which was meant to show off Shanghai's development, and prompted deep mourning and complaints over the rescue response.

    China to prosecute 24 over deadly Shanghai fire

  • Liverpool is twinned with Shanghai and was the only British city to have it's own pavilion at the recent World Expo.

    Letters: Towering quality for Liverpool waterfront

  • They toured the World Expo in Shanghai and announced plans to try to bring the 2020 Expo to San Francisco.

    Taking a Stand for Bay Area Business

  • Pavilion at the World Expo in Shanghai — which won the Gold Award for the best Pavilion design — was a showcase for so many of Britain ' s strengths, from advanced engineering to education, from low carbon to financial services to the creative industries.

    Building British Cooperation With China

  • At Shanghai's World Expo, due to open formally on Saturday, the pavilions set up by European basket-cases Greece and Iceland have been placed near each other.

    Overheard: Debt Row

  • At Shanghai's World Expo, due to open formally on Saturday, the pavilions set up by European basket-cases Greece and Iceland have been placed near each other.

    Overheard: Debt Row

  • Now, as the city's gala World Expo nears its close, focus will inevitably shift toward plans for a Walt Disney Co. theme park and Shanghai's positioning as a financial and transportation hub.

    For a New Shanghai, Fresh Measures

  • By promoting the World Expo as Shanghai's "coming out" party by using stereotypes of minority groups as a foil Shanghai's modernity is far from the most responsible way to publicize a world event, much less promote social harmony.

    Alexander Davenport: Misrepresenting Minorities in Shanghai's World Expo Publicity Push

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