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Word of the Week: Empty Chair

The Southern Metropolis Daily published this controversial cover after “empty chair” became a sensitive word.
空椅子 (kōng yǐzi):
December 25, 2013 12:00 PM

China Nobel’s Wife Asks for Doc, Husband’s Letters

Liu Xia, the wife of Nobel Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo, has issued requests to see a doctor, read her husband’s letters, and make a living.
December 3, 2013 10:03 PM

Friends Say Liu Xia Suffering from Depression

Friends of Liu Xia, the wife of jailed Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo, said on Monday that she is unwell and possibly suffering from depression as she
December 2, 2013 6:53 PM