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Chinese Nobel laureate's widow makes first appearance since funeral


SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo has appeared for the first time since her husband’s funeral in an online video in which she said she was recuperating and asked for time to mourn.
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Saturday's journal: Scandinavia part 5

Last week, we were at the Vigeland’s Installation for many beautiful kinds of expressions in the statues in Oslo, Norway. The Frogner Park is a totally fabulous must-see place for you to see where you can enjoy both scenery views and marvelous arts in the same moment. 598 more words

Tourism

Liu Xiaobo dies at 61: a look at his life.

Written by Avital Avina.

Liu Xiaobo was not a name I was familiar with until his death. I might have heard about him in passing in a Chinese history class or on the news, but who the man was and what he did, and sacrificed, for China seemed to have slipped me by. 1 241 more words

China

ArtScience

The day I spent at the ArtScience Museum in Singapore created a near-constant release of endorphins in my brain.

I felt compelled to write something about it. 183 more words

The American Dream

Trivia #021 - Peace

The Nobel Peace Prize, first awarded in 1901 and the winner is selected by the Norwegian Nobel Committee, on behalf of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel’s estate, and awarded to whoever ”shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses”. 84 more words

The Nobel Museum & Walking Around Gamla Stan

Feeling rather tired from the palace I headed back to the hostel for some lunch and a rest. I wanted to catch up on some of these Instagram posts but I didn’t manage to before I headed out again. 168 more words