Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Ai Weiwei has handed US$1.3 million in donations from his supporters to the Chinese authorities to clear the way for an appeal against a huge tax bill, a lawyer for the artist and activist said Tuesday.
Monday, November 14, 2011
The death toll from a blast at a coal mine in China has risen to 34, an official said Sunday, as rescuers continue to search for workers still trapped underground amid fading hopes of finding survivors.
Saturday, November 12, 2011
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei said Friday he will challenge a huge tax bill the government has ordered him to pay, and will use money collected from supporters to lodge an appeal.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei said Wednesday supporters had traveled thousands of kilometers to his Beijing studio to express their support and donate money towards a huge tax bill he has to pay.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei said he is still agonizing over whether to pay a 15 million yuan (US$2.4 million) bill for alleged tax evasion due next week and tacitly admit guilt, or to fight the charge and possibly risk detention again.5 Comments
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
About one-tenth of China's farmland is polluted by lead, zinc and other heavy metals to "striking" levels exceeding official limits, a government expert said according to reports on Monday.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Authorities in Beijing have pledged to improve the way they measure air quality amid accusations they massively underestimate pollution in the Chinese capital, state media said Wednesday.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Two Tibetan monks set themselves on fire Monday in a protest over China's tight rein over Buddhist practices, a rights group said, as the Chinese government reiterated it will choose the next Dalai Lama.
Friday, September 9, 2011
China is imposing new obstacles to access to its markets, including sweeping national security rules, raising questions about its promises to treat companies equally, a European business group said Thursday.
A person tries to kill themselves in China every two minutes, the government and state media said Thursday, giving the country one of the highest suicide rates in the world.