Osaka makes final pitch to host 2025 World Expo

National Jun 14, 2018

Osaka makes final pitch to host 2025 World Expo

by Eric Johnston

Osaka made its final pitch Wednesday in Paris to host the 2025 World Expo, emphasizing the Kansai region's history as a center of Nobel-prize winning scientific research and telling expo delegates that the central government is willing to spend ¥24 billion to ensure 100 ...

Japan submits Osaka's bid to host 2025 world expo

National Sep 26, 2017

Japan submits Osaka's bid to host 2025 world expo

The government on Monday submitted a bid for Osaka to host the 2025 world exposition to the Bureau International des Expositions in Paris. The bid presents a new model for the event by proposing the use of technologies including virtual reality and artificial intelligence. The ...

At 122 meters, Milan expo baguette bags Guinness length record

World Oct 19, 2015

At 122 meters, Milan expo baguette bags Guinness length record

A judge from Guinness World Records has certified a 122-meter-long baguette baked at the Milan Expo 2015 World's Fair as the longest in the world. Some 60 French and Italian bakers worked nearly seven hours Sunday to bake the French bread characterized by its soft ...

Safety of Fukushima-produced foods emphasized at Milan expo

National Oct 12, 2015

Safety of Fukushima-produced foods emphasized at Milan expo

A campaign began at the Japan Pavilion of the food-themed world expo in Italy on Sunday to demonstrate to visitors that food from Fukushima Prefecture is safe despite a nuclear disaster there in 2011. During the four-day campaign which ends Wednesday, samples of local foods, ...