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Do foreigners care about the Expo?

Posted by xiaophil April 30, 2010 in the Group General Discussion.

Tags: 2010 expo, Expo

This question is serious.  I checked out msnbc.com and news.bbc.co.uk today.  There was some mention of the Expo's opening ceremony, but it was a tad muted.  Perhaps it is just because I live in Shanghai and have been bombarded by the Expo since forever, but I'm surprised at the lack of foreign media attention.  It kind of feels like China is in a room screaming, "China is back!" but not many people are in the room listening.

I suppose it is a bit early to tell what the international reaction will be...

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