‘Then-and-now’ Expo show in Milan

Milan, May 26 – A “then-and-now” Milan Expo exhibition showcasing historic documents and comparing the 2015 Expo to its 1906 predecessor is on display at Milan’s Chamber of Commerce this month. The exhibition highlights and compares the 1906 and 2015 world expositions through historic documents,….

Italian taxi drivers win landmark Uber ruling

Milan, May 26 – Taxi drivers won a landmark ruling on Tuesday banning international transportation network company Uber from operating its controversial UberPop app in Italy on grounds of unfair competition. A Milan court gave the American multinational a fortnight to suspend use of its low-cost….

Italian taxi drivers win landmark Uber ruling

. Milan court bans UberPop app service in Italy. (ANSA) – Milan, May 26 – Taxi drivers won a landmark ruling on Tuesday banning international transportation network company Uber from operating its controversial UberPop app in Italy on grounds of unfair competition.

Milan court bans UberPop app in Italy – update

Milan, May 26 – A Milan court on Tuesday placed a nationwide ban on Uber’s controversial UberPop app on grounds of unfair competition with regular taxi drivers. Judge Claudio Marangoni ordered the American multinational company to refrain from operating its lower-cost service, which effectively….

More than 215,000 visit Oman pavilion

Milan: Thanks to its rich past, deep-rooted civilisational features, development and active trade and tourism, the Sultanate’s pavilion at the 2015 Expo Milan saw a large and growing turnout during the third week. Al Siblah restaurant Of the 4.5 million people who visited the 2015 Expo Milan….

Ancient Romans parade amongst pavilions at Expo

Milan, May 25 – Ancient Roman emperors, senators, gladiators and dancers arrived Monday at the Rho-Pero-Expo train station on board a Frecciarossa train to inaugurate the state railway company’s exhibition at Milan Expo 2015. Costumed figures enacted fights and dances as they paraded through the….

Expo show reveals 1 in 4 Italian dishes from ancient Rome

Milan, May 25 – At least one out of every four Italian dishes has its origins in an ancient Roman recipe, according to farmers’ union Coldiretti, which on Monday inaugurated its Milan Expo 2015 exhibit “Ancient Romans’ Most Beloved Foods”. The show is housed in the Coldiretti pavilion “No Farmers No….

Morocco pavilion garners praise for recreating atmosphere

(ANSA)- Milan, May 25 – The Moroccan pavilion at Milan Expo 2015 wowed visitors over the weekend with its recreation of the sights, aromas and even winds of the North African country. “You even feel the hot wind of the Sahara,” two young visitors enthused at the exit of an exhibit that is garnering….

Cellphones seized from hotel plunge student’s classmates

Milan, May 25 – Italian police on Monday confiscated the cellphones of several classmates of a Padua high-school student who plunged to his death from a hotel balcony during a trip to Expo Milan 2015 on June 10. Investigators have said they got “useful” information about the death of 19-year-old Domenico Maurantonio from other classmates on Friday.

Italian wine pavilion inaugurated at Milan Expo 2015

Milan, May 23 – Milan Expo 2015 marks the first time Italian wine has been represented with a pavilion of its own at a world fair. The wine pavilion, called Vino – A Taste of Italy, tells the story of the past, present and future of Italian wine, its traditions and its advances.

Royal Message to Expo Milan 2015 (full Text)

Mr President, Honorable Heads of Delegation, Ladies and Gentlemen. We are delighted that the Kingdom of Morocco is taking part in Expo Milano 2015, which is a universal event dedicated ta solidarity and to forging a more secure, more prosperous future for mankind.

What visitors to the Swiss pavilion take with them

Christian Raaflaub in Milan 24. May 2015 – 11:00 The Swiss pavilion at the Expo 2015 in Milan is focusing on the core theme of food resources rather than flashy PR. Is it working? Two weeks after the Expo opened, swissinfo.ch hears the reactions of visitors to the house of the “Swiss Confooderation”.

Kuwaiti Premier’s rep attends opening of Milano Expo 2015

MILAN, Italy, May 1, (Agencies): Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi opened officially on Friday the major global commercial fair known as Milano Expo 2015 with food as the overriding theme. Attending the opening ceremony was Kuwait’s Minister of Information and State Minister for Youth Affairs….

Kuwait Pavillion in the Milan Expo

From outsite the pavilion looks like the white sails of a lost sailing ship: it was built by Italo Rota as a tribute to the dhow , the traditional Kuwaiti boat. You enter walking on a sand-­coloured floor reminding of the desert, and time your passage through a curtain of water that falls at regular intervals.

Architecture at the Expo 2015 23.05.2015 | 05:18 mins. Lots of wood, hanging gardens and open building: fans of architecture will also spend plenty of time at this year’s Expo in Milan. 148 countries participate in the Expo in Milan, 60 pavilions were built especially for it.

Euromaxx Architecture at the Expo 2015. Lots of wood, hanging gardens and open building: fans of architecture will also spend plenty of time at this year’s Expo in Milan. 148 countries participate in the Expo in Milan, 60 pavilions were built especially for it.

01:30 UTC 01.2012 DW Euromaxx Euromaxx – Lifestyle Europe

On today’s edition of Euromaxx: What challenges do architects face when building the pavillions for the Expo Milan 2015, and which constructions are the most successful? Also, dreams on wheels: Pininfarina has stood for beautiful auto design for 85 years now. And, the history and future of the traditional Bollenhut from the Black Forest.

Lebanon eyes export boost via Expo Milano

20 May 2015 BEIRUT: The volume of Lebanese exports to Italy is too small and Lebanon should work on improving these figures, Economy Minister Alain Hakim said Tuesday. “Lebanon mostly exports olive oil and wine to Italy, but we are working with the ministries of agriculture and industry on improving….

President Mattarella to visit Milan Expo 2015 on June 5

Rome, May 22 – Italian President Sergio Mattarella will visit Expo Milano 2015 on June 5, sources at the presidential palace said Friday. The Italian head of State will tour pavilions the entire day, they said. Mattarella is among a host of government and State leaders who are scheduled to see to….

President Mattarella to visit Milan Expo 2015 on June 5

(ANSA) – Rome, May 22 – Italian President Sergio Mattarella will visit Expo Milano 2015 on June 5, sources at the presidential palace said Friday. The Italian head of State will tour pavilions the entire day, they said. Mattarella is among a host of government and State leaders who are scheduled to….

Omani official visits UAE Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015

MILAN, 22nd May 2015 (WAM) — Secretary-General of the Ministry of Defence Oman, Mohamemd bin Nasser Al Rasibi, and his delegation on Friday visited the UAE pavilion at Expo Milano 2015. Accompanied by Deputy Commissioner-General of the UAE Pavilion, Abdullah Mohammed Al Aidarous, the Omani….

Expo visitors enjoy making Japan traditional food

Visitors to the world expo in Milan experienced making traditional Japanese food at a workshop on Thursday while hundreds of people lined up to taste shochu distilled spirit made from rice. Italian parents and children as well as others visiting the food-themed exposition tried to make “onigiri”….

Expo presented in Izmir, city with historic ties to Italy

(ANSAmed) – IZMIR (TURKEY), MAY 21 – The Milan Expo 2015 has been presented in Izmir, where the ancient city Smyrna once stood and which has historic ties to Italy. The event included the signing by local officials of the Milan Charter on the right to sustainable food and ended with a concert of….

Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life

opinion. Expo Milano 2015 is the current exposition being hosted by Milan, Italy. The opening took place on 1st May 2015 and the expo will close on 31 October 2015. This is the second time Milan has hosted the exposition, the first being the Milan International of 1906.

Food challenge highlighted at Milan Expo 2015

Feeding the Planet. Energy for Life. Promotional Image Milan Expo 2015.

The world needs to consider how it can ensure access to enough food for the planet’s seven billion inhabitants. That’s the message that the United Nations is promoting at the recently opened Expo Milan 2015 in Italy.

My kind of place: Milan

Why Milan? Milan isn’t like the rest of Italy. Fashion and design hub, the country’s financial and media centre, and an industrial powerhouse, this is Italy plus, Italy at its most gloriously urbane. You can stop for a cappuccino every now and then, but the home of the annual March/April Design Week….

Panorama, a 3,000-year journey through Italy for Expo

Milan, May 20 – Elaborating on an age-old cliché, if pictures tell a thousand words, then Panorama – a new video installation about Italy opening to the public on the sidelines of Expo 2015 in Milan on Thursday – would fill up several encyclopedias. A 15-minute immersive video played on a 5-meter….

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed visits Etihad pavilion

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Minister of Foreign Affairs, was in attendance at Milan Expo 2015 this week. He was welcomed at the Etihad Airways and Alitalia pavilion – the airlines are the official carriers for the global fair. Sheikh Abdullah was given a tour by Abdul Qader Hussein Ahmed, Etihad’s….

McDonald’s launches McVeggie at Expo

Milan, May 20 – McDonald’s on Wednesday announced the launch of its vegetarian sandwich, the McVeggie, at the food-themed Expo Milan 2015. The new sandwich, made with vegetables and cheese, was presented within the Expo Limited Edition offering, which consists of four new recipes inspired by ‘cult’ local sandwiches in India, Canada and Argentina.

World leaders to Expo in June

Rome, May 20 – World leaders will head to Milan in June for Expo Milan 2015 in what Italian Premier Matteo Renzi said on Wednesday was “the clearest response to complainers”. “In June, there are many leaders who will visit Expo, (including from) France, United Kingdom, Russia.

Two arrested over defense ministry, Expo hacking

Rome, May 20 – Italian police have arrested two people from a “top hacktivist cell” for conspiracy and allegedly hacking networked computer systems including those of the defense ministry, the armed forces and Milan Expo 2015. According to an article published in Italian newspaper Il Giornale, two….

DuPont highlights food security at Expo Milan

Borel … highlighting food productivity. DuPont highlights food security at Expo Milan DUBAI, 0 hours, 55 minutes ago DuPont recently joined public and private sector leaders at Expo Milan 2015 to share examples of rural and urban innovations that address the global food security challenge.

Etihad, Alitalia welcome UAE foreign minister at Expo Milano

HH Al Nahyan (6th from right) with representatives from Etihad Etihad, Alitalia welcome UAE foreign minister at Expo Milano MILAN, 1 hours, 24 minutes ago Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the UAE, and Italy’s Alitalia welcomed His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister….

Vietnam Exhibition Hall built for Milan Expo 2015

. ROME (VNS) — Vo Trong Nghia Architects have designed and built the Vietnam Pavillion for Milan Expo 2015, which runs from May 1 to October 31 in Italy. Milan Expo 2015 is a global exposition, at which participating countries will display their technology, innovation, culture, traditions,….

Emirates flies ‘Family Tree’ star to Milan Expo 2015

DUBAI, 19th May 2015 (WAM) — Emirates Airline, a global connector of people, places, and cultures, helped Mahra Mustafa, star of ‘Family Tree’ make a special visit to the UAE Pavilion of Milan Expo 2015 for a viewing of the film. The ‘Family Tree,’ an eight minute long mini feature film, follows a….

The elegance of food through fashion at Rome exhibit

Rome, May 19 – An exhibit at the Museum of the Imperial Fora in Trajan’s Market in Rome pays homage to the ongoing food-themed Milan Expo 2015 by showcasing nature and food as an inspiration for fashion. The show ‘The elegance of food. Tales about food and fashion’, which opened Monday through….

Vietnam Exhibition Hall in Milan Expo 2015

Vo Trong Nghia Architects have designed and built the Vietnam Pavillion for the Milan Expo 2015, that will run from May 1 till October 31 in Italy. The Milan Expo 2015 is a universal exposition at which participating countries will display their technology, innovation, culture, traditions,….

Operatic homage to wine biodiversity to premier June 6

Milan, May 18 – A battle hymn against the globalization of the wine grape varieties will see its world premier on June 6. The lyric opera ‘Barbatelle, overro Una di vino commedia’ (Vine Cuttings, or a Comedy of Wine) is written by Giancarlo Cignozzi and Oscar-winning Argentine composer Luis Bacalov, and will run through June 16.

Operatic homage to wine biodiversity to premier June 6

. Oscar-winning composer stages Mozart-inspired comedy for Expo. (ANSA) – Milan, May 18 – A battle hymn against the globalization of the wine grape varieties will see its world premier on June 6. The lyric opera ‘Barbatelle, overro Una di vino commedia’ (Vine Cuttings, or a Comedy of Wine) is….

Anonymous Claims Hack On Expo 2015

The Anonymous hacking collective claims to have stolen 1 terabyte, or 1,000 gigabytes, of data from Best Union, a European company that manages online ticketing for the Expo 2015 Universal Exposition festival in Milan, Italy. The data breach has not been confirmed by any official sources, though a….

Italian agriculture ‘greenest’ in Europe, Coldiretti says

Milan, May 18 – Italian agriculture is one of the ‘greenest’, most sustainable and safest in Europe, according to data released on Monday by farmers’ union Coldiretti at a meeting on multifunctionality in agriculture in light of this year’s Expo. Italy produces 35% less greenhouse gas compared the….

Sound of bamboo flute depicts Japan climate at Milan expo

The sounds of a traditional Nohkan bamboo flute helped depict Japan’s climate at the Expo Milano 2015 on Sunday, as a unique fusion of music and pictures showed the transition of the seasons as well as some of the nation’s supernatural characters. The high-pitched instrument, about 40 centimeters….

Members of Armed Forces join TrainYas

Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, Minister of Foreign Affairs, on Sunday visited the UAE Pavilion at Expo Milan 2015. He was accompanied by Saqr Al Raisi, the UAE Ambassador to Italy, and Nora Juma, the UAE Consul General in Milan. Wam

Fitness fans heading to TrainYas on Tuesday night at Yas Marina….

Milan expo, Geneva roadshow and Federer hologram

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Green Bahrain ‘a Garden of Eden’

MANAMA, 0 hours, 20 minutes ago Bahrain’s celebrated pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015 was designed by an architect who had never actually visited the country, according to a report. Dutchman Anne Holtrop was attempting to ‘define a certain atmosphere of place’ with his ‘Archaeologies of Green’….

Japanese shiitake mushrooms introduced at world expo in Milan

Japanese growers of shiitake mushrooms introduced on Saturday their production and cooking methods for dried shiitake at the food-themed world exposition that opened earlier this month in the northern Italian city of Milan. Nobuyuki Tanaka, 66, head of the Beppu Shiitake Growers’ Association in Oita….

Green Bahrain ‘a Garden of Eden’

BAHRAIN’S celebrated pavilion at the Milan Expo 2015 was designed by an architect who had never actually visited the country, it has been revealed. Dutchman Anne Holtrop was attempting to ‘define a certain atmosphere of place’ with his ‘Archaeologies of Green’ design, he told architecture and design magazine Dezeen.

Cirque du Soleil’s show debuts at Expo Milano 2015

Allavita!, an exclusive show of Canada’s Cirque du Soleil created for Expo Milano 2015, made its debut at the Italian world exposition earlier this week. The show is inspired by the expo’s theme dedicated to sustainable and healthy food. It will be held every night from Wednesday to Sunday until Aug.

Milan Expo: see the world in a weekend

A porcelain-pale geisha excuses her way past a 10ft Latina butterfly on stilts and a talking Italian fruit to get to the queue for the churros, and no one turns a hair. I’m at Expo Milano 2015, and it’s like Disneyland with manners — and rather better taste.

Czech pavilion likely to go to Zlín region

Expo 2015 pavillion is based on modular technology. Milan, Italy, May 15 (CTK special correspondent) — The Czech pavilion at Expo 2015 will most probably be moved to Vizovice, in the Zlín region in southern Moravia, after the exhibition ends on Oct. 31, Stanislav Martinec, executive secretary of the….

DIARY – Italy to June 30

The inclusion of diary items does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event. SATURDAY MAY 16. Naples, Prime Minsiter Matteo Renzi expected to attend inauguration of the underground stop at ‘Piazza Municipio’. Vizzolo Predabissi (Milan), opening ceremony of motorway….

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: How to Understand Italy

MILAN — Expo 2015 opened its doors here this month, and with 145 countries exhibiting and 11 million tickets sold, there are quite a few surprised faces. You mean the Italians actually did it, actually pulled off a world’s fair? Despite the scandals, delays, cost overruns and squabbling? Of course we did it.

LIVE: India, China Sign 24 Agreements Worth $10 billion

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Xi’an in China on Thursday. PMO India Twitter.

PM Modi writing in the visitors’ book at the Terracota Warriors Museum in Xi’an. PMO India Twitter.

Milan Expo 2015: Violent May Day protests at No Expo anti-capitalist demonstration
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Katara Hospitality’s Milan hotel opens

DOHA: Katara Hospitality has announced the grand opening of the Excelsior Hotel Gallia, a luxury hotel in Milan owned and restored by the Qatar-based global hotel developer, owner and operator. In line with Katara Hospitality’s mission to preserve the heritage of iconic hotels around the world, the….

‘Cibus is Italy’ showcases Italian food excellence at Expo

Milan, May 14 – Expo is registering extraordinary success with the public, with about 150,000 visitors a day and peaks of 200,000 per day on weekends, Italian food-producers federation Federalimentare said Thursday. The organization is behind the Expo 2015 pavilion “Cibus is Italy”, in collaboration….

UAE sends message of peace and harmony at Expo Milan 2015

Mustafa Al Zarooni – City Editor / 14 May 2015 National pavilion at Expo Milan 2015 has welcomed more than 43,000 visitors in first 10 days Milan The UAE pavilion in Expo Milan 2015 has attracted a large number of visitors, sending a message that aligns with the theme of the international exhibition.

Expo Milano 2015

Food Security Expo Milano 2015. The world fair Expo Milano 2015 is underway. Its theme: “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life” raises some interesting questions. But does the expo provide any answers or solutions? DW finds out.

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Spanish Deputy PM visits UAE Pavilion at Expo Milano

Milan, 13th May, 2015 (WAM) — Soraya Saenz de Santamaria, Spain’s First Deputy Prime Minister, got an insight into the UAE’s rich heritage, culture and development model, and learned about UAE’s plans to host the Expo 2020 in Dubai during a visit to the UAE Pavilion at Expo Milano 2015.

DIARY – Italy to June 30

The inclusion of diary items does not necessarily mean that Reuters will file a story based on the event. THURSDAY MAY 14. Conference on energy with state railways Ferrovie dello Stato CEO Michele Mario Elia, Terna CEO Matteo Del Fante (0730 GMT). Milan, annual conference on small- and medium-sized….

Alcantara Champions Design And Fashion In Milan

MILAN, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Alcantara, headquartered in the city of Milan, has enjoyed a strong presence at Expo Milano 2015 and Milan Design Week 2015. At Expo Milano 2015, “Alcantara, Technology of Dreams” is the theme for the company’s exhibition arranged with the Municipality of Milan’s Department of Culture, and the Palazzo Reale.

Feature: China stands out at Expo Milano 2015

MILAN, May 12 — China stands out not only for its three pavilions, one national and two corporate at the world exposition in Milan, but also for the special attention paid by the Italian event to the Asian country. When international visitors arrive in Milan Malpensa, one cannot fail to notice the….