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Chinese activist sentenced for Twitter post

Chinese authorities have handed out a year-long labor re-education sentence to an online activist for posting on Twitter a satirical message urging people to attack Japan's pavilion at the Shanghai Expo. Full story

Days after World Expo, China sets sights on Disney

Just days after Shanghai wrapped up its role as host to the World Expo, China's commercial capital is setting its sights on another big tourism draw, a long-awaited Disney theme park. Full story

Expo offers Chinese a chance to see world

   With more than 240 countries, corporations and organizations setting up pavilions, the Shanghai World Expo offers millions a chance to travel the globe without leaving home. NBC’s Adrienne Mong reports.

N. Korea offers rare glimpse of itself at World Expo

   NBC News' Adrienne Mong explores the Asian nation's pavilion at the Shanghai World Expo, where the most popular attraction is getting a North Korean "stamp" for your event passport.

Shanghai Expo nations sometimes make odd neighbors

It's a small, but odd world. The Expo's theme of "Better City, Better Life" allows for a vast range of interpretations by the 189 countries and 57 organizations participating. Full story

Finding the wow amid the kitsch at Shanghai Expo

Crowds at the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai have subsided, which is good news for travelers planning a visit during its six-month run.  Here are some of the best things to see and do. Full story

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