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  1. Lifestyle - Books - NOBEL PRIZES

    Alice Munro, Haruki Murakami among Nobel literature favourites

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 03:23pm by Agence France-Presse in Stockholm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Stockholm With just hours to go before the Nobel Literature Prize laureate is announced in Stockholm, speculation has hit fever pitch with Canada’s Alice Munro ... to be in the running, as are Canadian poet Anne Carson and Egyptian feminist novelist Nawal el Saadawi. “The African continent is that which has received the fewest Nobel Literature Prizes,” said a critic ...

  2. News - China - NOBEL PRIZES

    Mo Yan walks delicate line on his way to collect Nobel literature prize

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing The Nobel literature prize winner is likely to avoid tricky subjects in his Stockholm speech Delicate dance expected from Mo Yan China's Nobel ... Yan's award "the biggest scandal in the history of the Nobel prize for literature". The Romanian-born novelist Herta Mueller, who won the literature prize in 2009, called his win ...

  3. News - China - NOBEL PRIZES

    Mo Yan picks up literature award

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Mo Yan picks up literature award Mo Yan was given the Nobel Prize for Literature Award and a cheque for 8 million Swedish krona (HK$9.25 million) ... to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Chinese-born Gao Xingjian, who later took French nationality, won in 2000. When announcing the prize in October, the Swedish Academy praised Mo Yan's ...

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    Congo doctor, Malala tipped for Nobel peace prize

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... doctor, Malala tipped for peace prize With this year's Nobel prize season opening next week, there is strong speculation the peace prize could go to Pakistani girls' education campaigner Malala Yousafzai, Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege or rights activists from Russia or Belarus. The first prize to be announced by the Nobel jury in Stockholm will be for medicine on Monday. But, ...

  5. News - World - NOBEL PRIZES

    Guessing starts on who among 231 nominees will win Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in the scientific fields- medicine, physics, chemistry and economics- the public can play the guessing game when it comes to the peace and literature prizes. The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel ... Agence France-Presse in Stockholm For coveted peace prize, 231 nominees rumoured to range from Sima Samar to Bradley Manning Guessing game starts on possible Nobel winners Early October ...

  6. News - China - NOBEL PRIZES

    'Wishful thinking' to link Mo Yan's Nobel prize with China's rise

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... 'Mere fiction' to link Mo Yan Nobel prize with China's rise The awarding of the 2012 Nobel Prize for literature to Mo Yan is a great recognition of Chinese literary talent, ... Changchun, the Communist Party's propaganda chief, proclaimed that "the Nobel literature prize for Mo Yan is both the embodiment of prosperity of Chinese literature and a reflection ...

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    US scholars Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley win Nobel economics award

    Posted Oct 16th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Stockholm

    ... for describing the cause-and-effect relationship that exists between the economy and government policy. This year's Nobel Prizes in medicine, physics, chemistry and literature, and the Nobel Peace ... Associated Press in Stockholm Algorithm architects win economics award US scholars Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley have won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for their work ...

  8. News - China - NOBEL PRIZES

    China writers praise Mo Yan for dissident release call

    Posted Oct 14th 2012, 06:53pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... of his works and the political personality of an official writer, and this has caused wide controversy after his winning of the Nobel Prize.” ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing An independent Chinese writer’s group has welcomed calls by Nobel prizewinner Mo Yan for the early release of jailed fellow laureate Liu Xiaobo, ...

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    US pair win chemistry Nobel for cell receptors

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 06:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Stockholm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Stockholm US chemists Robert Lefkowitz and Brian Kobilka won the Nobel Prize on Wednesday for work on cell receptors, yielding vital insights into how the body ... of Britain won the Nobel Medicine Prize for work in cell programming, a frontier that has raised dreams of replacement tissue for people crippled by disease. On Tuesday, the physics prize went ...

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    The phone call from the Nobel Committee that changes lives

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Stockholm

    ... up at the pub on the day the Nobel Prize for medicine was announced- primarily to drown their sorrows over not winning. But in 2005, the magical call did finally come. "Once a year ... the Nobel prize. "Then I lost the connection. And I had to board the plane to Naples. So I never really knew if I had won it," he said. "I thought that maybe if I had really won it, ...




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