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  1. Six Characters in Search of an Author

    Posted Jun 17th 2010, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong McAulay Studio HK Arts Centre Jun 23-26, 8pm; Jun 26-27, 2pm Italian plays are rarely staged in this city. So when performer Nicole Garbellini and director Ahmed El-Alfy realised they shared an interest in Sicilian playwright and Nobel laureate in literature Luigi Pirandello's Six Characters in Search of an Author, they wanted to introduce the masterpiece ...

  2. CIC in US$666m Russia venture with Nobel Oil

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng Sovereign wealth fund China Investment Corp (CIC) has joined a local financial services provider and independent Russian oil firm Nobel Oil to form an oil production joint venture worth US$666 million. The three plan to sell the entire venture, Nobel Holdings Investments, to Growth Enterprise Market-listed Kaisun Energy Group in what could be the first Hong Kong listing ...

  3. Who's who in the news

    Posted Aug 26th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compiled by Lai Ying-kit a. The former South Korean president passed away last week. In his five-year term between 1998 and 2003, he pushed through vigorous economic reforms. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2000. He also held a historic summit meeting in Pyongyang that year with North Korean leader Kim Jong-il. b. The Hong Kong businessman is planning to renew his bid to buy ...

  4. Bumper art week set to lure collectors from across the region as prized pieces go on sale

    Posted Sep 26th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Art lovers and dealers with deep pockets- especially those from the mainland- are expected to descend on Hong Kong this week as sought-after Western pieces become available over seven days of art fairs, auctions and gallery openings. The Hon ...

  5. Bruce Lee's nunchakus for auction

    Posted Sep 25th 2010, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... are valued at just several thousand dollars although an Albert Einstein poster signed by the Nobel Prize-winning physicist is going for between HK$26,000 and HK$42,000. Bidders are charged a 15 per ...

  6. CRCC limits Mecca rail losses to 1.38b yuan

    Posted Jan 24th 2011, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... and engineering difficulties. Saudi Arabia joined China in boycotting the Nobel Peace Prize awards ceremony for Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo in Oslo, Norway, in December last year. In 2009, China overtook ...

  7. Smoothsayer

    Posted Nov 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Ben Naparstek

    ... with breathless enthusiasm in his twice-weekly column in The New York Times. 'Iraq is a whole other interview,' the three-time Pulitzer Prize winner objects. Sure, the book is an urgent primer ... and the interdependence of markets, technologies and populations levelled the economic playing field, Friedman argued, giving people unprecedented access to the world market. He rejects the argument of Nobel ...

  8. China's voice is about to get louder all around the world

    Posted Oct 30th 2010, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... dissident who won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. CNC 'didn't report it at all,' he said. (Beijing restricted online discussion and Western TV reports of Liu's win.) But Mi counters that what CNC's viewers really wanted to know was 'Beijing's response' to the Nobel news so 'we reported what the Foreign Ministry said, twice, but every time, we mentioned ...

  9. BOE nears another prized asset

    Posted Aug 08th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... After acquiring a unit of South Korea's Hynix, the mainland firm is buying the world's No2 PC monitor maker Beijing-based BOE Technology Group is poised to acquire a controlling stake in the world's second-largest manufacturer of personal c ...

  10. Lai See

    Posted Jul 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Luisa Tam

    ... does have a point. He also raised a provocative question: 'This honours list seems so pointless when it's compared with other reputable international awards such as the Nobel Prizes ...




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