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  1. Talking points

    Posted Oct 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and put the White House in a bind. Medicine prize opens the Nobel season This year's Nobel season opens with the medicine prize, with the prestigious awards for peace and literature both ... in the fields of medicine, physics, chemistry, economics, literature and peace. The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which awards the peace prize, has confirmed a record 241 nominations for this year, after ...

  2. A Nobel Prize highlights the value of talent to HK

    Posted Oct 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Charles Kao Kuen's brilliance has won him the highest international honour that can be bestowed on a scientist, the Nobel Prize. The award has never before gone to a Hong Kong ... to Hong Kong as a child and went to college in England. The work for which he jointly won the Nobel Prize for physics- calculating how to transmit light over long distances through optical glass ...

  3. Nina Wang hoped to win Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Peter Brieger Nina Wang Kung Yu-sum hoped to win a Nobel Peace Prize for trying to broker talks between the Dalai Lama and Beijing, a court hearing rival claims to her multibillion-dollar ... spiritual leader and Beijing to the bargaining table. 'She hoped that she would receive a recommendation for the Nobel Peace Prize,' he told the Court of First Instance. 'To my ...

  4. HK launches literature festival to promote local writers

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... KELLY CHAN Updated at 6.27pm: The 5th Hong Kong Literature Festival- one of the territory?s major literary events which aims to promote literature and writers- began on Friday afternoon, the Government Information Service said. With the theme of 'New Vision of Literature', the festival features a variety of programmes including an exhibition showcasing more than 160 portraits ...

  5. Challenge your writing skills

    Posted Jan 12th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Chang's novels filter the contemporary world through magic realism. Bei Dao is a leading mainland poet who has been nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature. An honorary life fellow ... cityu.edu.hk/cts/literature/index.html ...

  6. Postal tributes to Nobel laureate

    Posted Sep 07th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A set of postal souvenirs in honour of Nobel Prize winner Charles Kao Kuen will be issued this month. The stamp set and souvenir booklet will be released on World Alzheimer's Day on September 21, as a tribute to the Alzheimer's-afflicted physics laureate. Kao jointly won the prize in October last year for his achievements in the development of fibre-optic ...

  7. Nobel laureate, Tsang top poll of quotes

    Posted Jan 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to reporters after news broke in October that he had won the Nobel Prize for physics: 'Regarding the prize, I am very happy. That is very good. As for fibre... fibre optic... what is father ... Ng Kang-chung Results of the 10th annual survey of memorable quotes in the Hong Kong media were released yesterday, with Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, Nobel laureate Dr Charles ...

  8. Class Notes

    Posted Dec 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... chinese U archives nobel laureate Chinese University has set up an archive at its library with 300 items about Nobel literature laureate Gao Xingjian, including his plays, novels, ... students going on exchange in Italy to study fine arts and music. reform talk takes prize Chan Shu Kui Memorial School has won in the 4th Secondary School Debate on 'There should be no further ...

  9. Prizes on offer for top writers

    Posted Apr 11th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... of literature. It is jointly organised by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. The contest is divided into primary, junior secondary and senior secondary ... prizes and seven outstanding awards. There are also cash prizes ranging from $300 to $2,000. The deadline for applications is May 27. For enquiries, call 2820 1095 or visit www.hkadc.org.hk ...

  10. Invest in teachers, says Nobel laureate

    Posted Feb 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... to be less,' said the British professor, who won the Nobel Prize for economics in 1996. 'With bigger classes, then any child has a better chance to be in a class taught by better teachers. ... Mimi Lau Prepare for small-class teaching, urges professor A Nobel laureate is urging the government to think carefully about investing in high-quality teachers before implementing ...




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