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One-year countdown to 2010 Expo

Jackie Chan, Yao Ming appointed ambassadors for 2010 Shanghai World Expo

Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan and NBA star Yao Ming were appointed promotion ambassadors for the 2010 Shanghai World Expo on Thursday. Full story

BACKGROUND

Brief intro to World Expo 2010 Shanghai

Location: Waterfront of the Huangpu River between Nanpu Bridge and Lupu Bridge, downtown Shanghai.

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