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  1. One in a line of Chinese activists nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Oct 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Liu Xiaobo has become only the second Chinese to win the Nobel Peace Prize, but many others have been nominated before him during the nation's long struggle ... foundation as candidates for Nobel Peace Prize nomination. Gao Yaojie, an 83-year-old grass-roots doctor who had for years offered the public basic knowledge about how to prevent Aids, was one ...

  2. Project to nominate women for Nobel Prize

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... Chloe Lai One hundred women from the mainland, Hong Kong and Taiwan will be nominated for next year's Nobel Peace Prize, in an effort to draw attention to the roles played by ordinary ... and to show that the work of these women is valuable and exemplary', says the organisation's website for Hong Kong. The 1,000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize 2005 group has decided ...

  3. Bidding for souvenir torch hits HK$1.7m

    Posted May 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by Nobel Prize-winning author Gao Xingjian. The first Chinese to win a Nobel Prize for literature, Gao offered autographed copies of his new book, a collection of recent water-ink paintings. By 8pm ...

  4. Labels: Gay Literature

    Posted Feb 24th 2008, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... It is based on a historical blood libel against the Jews in Damascus, Syria, but with an original homosexual interpretation. The novel was awarded the Presidential Prize for Literature in Israel ... book on gay, lesbian and bisexual Singaporeans called SQ21: Singapore Queers in the 21st Century. A graduate of Columbia University, where he majored in comparative literature and writing, Ng ...


    Posted Jul 11th 2005, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... The 1,000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize 2005 project puts society's unsung heroines in the spotlight, writes Clarence Tsui IF SOMEONE HAD told Pong Lai-hing 12 years ago she would one day be in the running for a Nobel prize, she would have scoffed at the suggestion. Life was then very much about survival: as a recently laid-off factory worker she was struggling just ...

  6. Delight from dissidents at prize but pessimism remains on political reform

    Posted Oct 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to celebrate the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo. However, dozens of civil rights activists in Beijing and Shanghai were either placed under close surveillance ... is a symbol and spiritual representative of using peaceful methods to drive China towards democracy and freedom. Bestowing the Nobel Peace Prize upon Liu Xiaobo serves as indirect opposition ...

  7. 100 Chinese women on Nobel list

    Posted Jun 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nobel Peace Prize. The association, 1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize 2005, aims to highlight the work of women to improve society around the world by compiling a list of outstanding ... Zilin, of the Tiananmen Mothers which represents mothers of those killed in the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, are not on the list. This year's winners of the Nobel prizes ...

  8. Men smarter?

    Posted Aug 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Men have larger brains, higher IQs, and are simply smarter than women, says a British academic (already controversial for his claim that white people are more intelligent than blacks). Thus men are more likely to win Nobel prizes. What's your view? Write to us ...

  9. Who said it?

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Do you see Obama as a promoter of abolishing the military as a tool of international affairs? A critic of officials' selection criteria in awarding the Nobel Peace Prize We need to know not just that the right numbers of people are coming here but that the right people are coming here British Immigration Minister Damian Green When I first met him he was going out to run ...

  10. Work for village children recognised

    Posted Nov 28th 2009, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu The founder of a Hong Kong charity supporting poor children in Nepal's mountain villages has been awarded the 'Nobel Prize for children'- the World of Children Health Award recognised by Unicef. Douglas Maclagan set up the Child Welfare Scheme in Hong Kong in 2003 to raise funds for children in remote mountain villages in Nepal. ...




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