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Osaka bids for Expo 2025 in drive to recapture glory days

Long-term residents of the Japanese city of Osaka have fond memories of the last time it hosted a World Expo. Shinya Hashizume, a professor at Osaka Prefecture University, recalls his father, a painter, boasting of finishing work on a pavilion at the 1970 fair. “Every week our house was like a hotel, with my relatives […]

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