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Shanghai 2010 Expo Pavilions: The good, the bad and the downright ugly

Shanghai 2010 Expo Pavilions: The good, the bad and the downright ugly

While there are some really impressive pavilion designs at this year's Expo, there are more than a few eyesores too. We round up the best and worst dressed
Best bar terraces that are so Hong Kong

Best bar terraces that are so Hong Kong

Our ode to the bar terrace, the champion of our continual struggle to discover peaceful spaces in the mad urban build-up of Hong Kong
Trash to cash: How Singapore is turning green into gold

Trash to cash: How Singapore is turning green into gold

It doesn't always cost more to be green, as these four places making a profit out of recycling unwanted stuff prove
Make a date with Japan's fanatical 'history girls'

Make a date with Japan's fanatical 'history girls'

The classroom is no longer the only place to discuss ancient Japanese history, as Watanabe-shoten in Ochanomizu opens its doors once a week to local 'reki-jo' history buffs
China blogger predicted iPad in 2007

China blogger predicted iPad in 2007

A modern day tech Nostradamus blogged about Apple's iPad in 2007, right down to the name
Indian artists choose Grover Vineyards wine

Indian artists choose Grover Vineyards wine

India's biggest wine exporter commissions a series of wine labels designed by top contemporary artists to celebrate two decades as a pioneering grape grower
It's alive! Singapore gets its first Internet radio station

It's alive! Singapore gets its first Internet radio station

After a year of testing, 170Radio.com launches as an alternative to local FM radio
Hoist your glasses for three major wine events in Hong Kong this month

Hoist your glasses for three major wine events in Hong Kong this month

It's going to be one long month of non-sobriety as wine events Vinexpo, Hong Kong Wine Week and Time Out Wine Walk coincide
Reaching out to Shanghai’s sex workers: Leyi

Reaching out to Shanghai’s sex workers: Leyi

Shanghai Leyi does what the police and other government institutions can't, offering help and advice to the city’s most marginalized and vulnerable: sex workers
Hugh Grant loves the Mission Hills Resort Hainan; treehuggers don't

Hugh Grant loves the Mission Hills Resort Hainan; treehuggers don't

Like most mega-projects in China, Hainan's latest tourism draw, its huge golfing resort, is superlative- and controversy-laden
2010 Expo mascot death match

2010 Expo mascot death match

He looks cool, calm and collected, but the pressure can get to anyone. What chance would the other Expo mascots have if Haibao went on a rampage?
Kala Khatta: Creating Mumbai's slurpy summer cooler at home

Kala Khatta: Creating Mumbai's slurpy summer cooler at home

It's getting hot, damn hot, so lucky for us CNNGo reader Prajakta Remulkar Mathur is eager to share her recipes for street treats at home -- first up, how to create your own ice gola
European eats in Shanghai as Jason Atherton takes on Table No. 1

European eats in Shanghai as Jason Atherton takes on Table No. 1

Rumors about the top job at the much-anticipated Table No. 1 at The Waterhouse can now cease as one of Gordon Ramsay's protégés, Jason Atherton, gets the nod

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