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The U.K. Has Refused Chinese Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei a Long-Term Visa

London’s Royal Academy of Arts will soon host a three-month landmark exhibit of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei’s most important work, but the artist himself could be conspicuously absent. 572 more words

Ai Weiwei gets his passport back after four years

Ai Weiwei will now be able to leave China for the first time in four years as the controversial artist has had his passport returned to him by the… 145 more words


Chinese Dissident Artist Ai Weiwei Shows Off New Passport on Instagram

Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei posted a photo of himself brandishing a Chinese passport on his Instagram account Wednesday with the caption, “Today I got my passport.” The image represents a significant step for Ai, who has been denied foreign travel since his 81-day detention in 2011. 217 more words

Horse of the year Poll results

The results of our poll on www.weekendking.com.au are in, and the verdict is clear cut.

40% of the 300+ respondent’s voted for Peter Moody’s stallion, DISSIDENT, who has now been retired to stand at stud, after he was successfully able to claim 4 Gr1 races (The Memsie Stakes, Makybe Diva Stakes, CF Orr Stakes & All Aged Stakes) he was also placed in another two feature races (Sir Rupert Clarke & Futurity). 80 more words

Australian Racing News

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Year 2004. “The only side God chooses is one of common sense. If it doesn’t make sense; it is not God.” Shannon L. Alder

– Look Liu, am I seeing it correctly? 181 more words