Thursday, November 17, 2011
Artist and dissident Ai Weiwei said Wednesday he would use his battle with China's tax authorities to expose the regime that detained him, as he prepared to challenge charges of massive tax evasion.
An overloaded school minibus crashed head-on with a truck in rural western China on Wednesday, killing at least 18 kindergarten children on their way to class, officials said.
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.