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Reflections from the World Expo in Shanghai, China


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These are pictures I took of visitors to the Expo 2010 during a random walk in central Shanghai. The texts are from China in Diagrams 1978-2008, China Intercontinental Press.

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Reflections from the World Expo in Shanghai, China

  1. 1. The World Expo 2010 in Shanghai was intended to show the future urban world to the people of China.
  2. 2. By 2006,illiteracy among the young in China had dropped to 3.58 percent.
  3. 3. In 2006 134 000 Chinese studentswere studying outside China.
  4. 4. In 2008Chinese researchers total 1.36 million, ranking second in the word
  5. 5. By the end of 2007,the basic old-age insurance scheme had 201.37 million members.
  6. 6. China would not develop without the worldand the global prosperity will not be possible without the prosperity of China.
  7. 7. These images are dedicated to the unknown personsI met in the streets of Shanghai. They shared with me their happiness and pride for the progress of China. © Jan-Henrik Johansson Shanghai, October 20, 2010