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  1. Contenders for Asian prize named

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the world, encourage translation and publication of Asian literature in English, and highlight Asia's developing role in world literature. The shortlist for the prize will be released ... Chris Wood The search for the first winner of the Man Asian Literary Prize began in earnest on Friday with the announcement in Hong Kong of the 23 authors whose works have been selected ...

  2. Historic chapter

    Posted Sep 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... widely known and visited since Taiwanese writer Li Ao published a long novel based on its history, Beijing Fayuan Temple, in 1991. The book was nominated for the Nobel Literature Prize in 2000 ...

  3. Path to glory

    Posted Sep 13th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... distinguished practitioners in their fields. The three Shaw prizes- in astronomy, mathematics, and life science and medicine- skirt around the Nobel and the Fields Medal (the highest international honour for mathematicians before the age of 40). The Nobel does not cover mathematics and astronomy; unlike the Fields Medal, the Shaw Prize has no age limit. The award was a major departure ...

  4. Nobel Prize winners to speak at CUHK

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Nora Tong The Chinese University of Hong Kong is dishing out tickets to the public for three lectures that will be delivered by Nobel Prize winners in economics on Wednesday. The speakers are: Robert Mundell, who won the prize in 1999; Thomas Schelling, winner in 2005; and last year's laureate Edmund Phelps. Tickets will be available at the university's School ...

  5. Four scientific giants honoured by Hong Kong's 'Nobel Prize'

    Posted Jun 13th 2007, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo Hong Kong paid tribute to four world-scientific grandees yesterday with the announcement of this year's Shaw Prize, the city's version of the Nobel Prize. The winners ... be attributed to the contribution of great talents of past and present,' said Ma Lin, Shaw Prize council member and former Chinese University vice-chancellor, at the announcement ceremony ...

  6. Class Notes

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nobel Prize winner attracts almost 200 to talk on chemistry development Almost 200 people attended a talk by Nobel Prize-winning French chemist Jean-Marie Lehn at City University on Tuesday. Dr Lehn, who won the Nobel Prize in 1987, and is seen as a founding father of supramolecular chemistry, discussed the key milestones in the development of chemistry. Financial planning ...

  7. Nobel Prize scientists answer students' questions

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... in an informal question-and-answer session. CUHK has also launched an exhibition to mark the 50th anniversary of Professor Yang's Nobel prize, which was awarded in 1957. Professor Perl won the prize ... Will Clem Chinese University played host to two academic heavyweights this week in the latest instalment of its series of lectures by Nobel laureates. Around 500 academics and members ...

  8. Hongkonger wins 'Nobel Prize' of comics

    Posted Jun 30th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu A Hong Kong artist won the top prize at an international comic book contest held in Japan. The competition between 145 comic book entries from 26 countries has been dubbed Japan's first 'Nobel Prize of manga [comics]' for overseas artists. Hongkonger Lee Chi-ching, 43, claimed the title with his Sun Tzu's Art of War- an adventure series based on a 6th ...

  9. Talent spotters

    Posted Dec 30th 2007, 12:00am by Karen Ma

    ... will include reviews of books by Yu Hua and Zhu Wen, as well as interviews with the likes of Gao Xingjian, the Nobel prize-winning author of Soul Mountain. 'What I want my online magazine to do ... A Chinese literature blog featuring translated works has been launched in Beijing to generate publisher interest, writes Karen Ma Ten months ago, when Cindy Carter and her fellow ...

  10. Class Notes

    Posted Nov 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... CUHK in collaboration to collect works by Nobel literature laureate Chinese University this week signed an accord with Universite de Provence of France to collaborate on a collection of the works of Nobel literature laureate Gao Xingjian. Apart from purchasing material by Gao, the agreement also includes developing a website on him, swapping material, interlibrary loans and staff ...




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