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  1. Right of Passage

    Posted Jan 04th 2009, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... but it is more than travel articles. Jacob's collection also contains profiles packaged as lunch dates with such personalities as chef Madhur Jaffrey, writer Jan Morris and Man Booker Prize winner ...

  2. Bangladesh Quiz

    Posted Mar 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... independence, what was Bangladesh known as? 4 Which United States presidential candidate adopted an orphan from Bangladesh in 1991? 5 What is the national flower of Bangladesh? 6 Which prize ... team? 9 Who was the founding leader of Bangladesh? 10 What is the main religion practiced in Bangladesh? Answers 1 India and Myanmar 2 1971 3 East Pakistan 4 John McCain 5 Lily 6 The Nobel Peace ...

  3. Promotion of Confucius leads to confusion in Shanghai

    Posted Apr 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the building of hundreds of Confucius institutes around the world to spread the Chinese language and culture. It also initiated a Confucius Peace Prize in reaction to last year's awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to imprisoned dissident Liu Xiaobo. Confucius' similarities with Einstein are not obvious, as he was not a scientist. If there is a link, it may be that they were both ...

  4. Catholic Church has done itself no favours

    Posted Oct 08th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... since helped millions of infertile couples start a family, was awarded the Nobel prize for medicine, a recognition of research that took almost 30 years to come to fruition. However, despite ... to such ethical debates and this is welcome. But to blame Edwards for bringing about new moral dilemmas is akin to blaming Alexander Fleming, who also won a Nobel for his work on Penicillin, ...

  5. New children's series based on ancient Hindu literature

    Posted Feb 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Hong Kong-based Indian writer Nishita Chaitanya has written several books for children based on ancient Hindu literature. Chaitanya, a psychologist from southern Australia, is a highly respected monk in charge of the Chinayama Seva Ashram in Hong Kong. The new books are about one of the Hindu deities Krishna, the eighth incarnation of Vishnu. As a young boy Krishna ...

  6. 'Mozart of Maths' tells parents not to push gifted kids

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... or intellectual development, according to the latest winner of the prestigious Crafoord Prize for mathematics. Terence Tao, a child of Hong Kong immigrants to Australia and currently a professor at the University of California in Los Angeles, was awarded what is sometimes called the Nobel prize for mathematics by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The Crafoord Prize is intended to promote ...

  7. Lesson for parents on fast-track kids

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... to Australia, has recently been awarded with what is seen as the Nobel Prize for maths by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. Nicknamed the Mozart of Maths with a doctorate degree from Princeton ...

  8. Relativity theory lost on Confucius

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... That is a pity. Shanghai is said to be where Einstein learned in 1921 that he had won the Nobel Prize for physics. On the 90th anniversary, it would have been a fitting venue for the exhibit, which ...

  9. class notes

    Posted Aug 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tao awarded highest prize in maths Chinese Australian Terry Tao, 31, this week won the Fields Medal, the world's highest prize in mathematics, which is regarded as the discipline's Nobel Prize. Professor Tao had two university degrees by 17 and was made a professor of mathematics at the University of California in Los Angeles when he was 24. Baptist names Chinese ...

  10. Bishops as pawns?

    Posted Dec 29th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... crept into Chinese policy in recent months. This may well have to do with a decision by Beijing to adopt a more confrontational stance vis-a-vis the West after the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to imprisoned dissident Liu Xiaobo. In November, the pro-government patriotic church ordained Joseph Guo Jincai as the bishop of Chengde, Hebei, without papal ...




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