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  1. Liu Xiaobo wins Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Oct 09th 2010, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... And the government effectively blocked news of French-Chinese writer Gao Xingjian's Nobel Literature Prize in 2000. Premier Wen Jiabao did not take questions from journalists at a news conference ... Cary Huang in Beijing Jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo won this year's Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to push for greater freedom on the mainland- a move that could galvanize ...

  2. Peeling the Onion

    Posted Nov 16th 2008, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan by Gunter Grass, Vintage, HK$153 The driving force behind his novel The Tin Drum, Gunter Grass writes in his autobiography, Peeling the Onion, was the desire 'to produce something stupendous'. The novel- for which the Nobel Prize winner is most famous- brings his remarkable memoir to a satisfying end, and not just because the story is set in Danzig ...

  3. Nobel prize goes to HK scientist

    Posted Oct 07th 2009, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... fast.' Meanwhile, hopes are high that dissident mainland poet and perennial Nobel contender Bei Dao will finally win the literature prize this year, to be announced tomorrow. And activist Hu Jia, ... the technology underpins the information superhighway and makes the internet possible. For his pivotal contribution, he became the first Hong Kong scientist to be awarded the Nobel Prize in physics ...

  4. five Ws

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Susan Ramsay

    ... Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace. There is also an economics prize, but this was not one of the categories mentioned in Nobel's will. What Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize ... Susan Ramsay Who Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States. He was elected in November 2008, 12 days before the nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize. He is the fourth US ...

  5. News - World - NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

    Could Hillary Clinton and Kofi Annan sit on Nobel Peace Prize committee?

    Posted May 29th 2014, 09:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Oslo Fallout against Norway from China's furious reaction to awarding of peace prize to dissident could see body widened to include foreigners Nobel committee may become international International figures such as Kofi Annan and Hillary Rodham Clinton could get a say in who wins the Nobel Peace Prize, as a recent spat with China pushes Norway ...

  6. News - China

    Life under house arrest for Nobel laureate's wife Liu Xia

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 06:18pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Nobel literature prize winner Mo Yan told reporters that he wished for Liu Xiaobo’s freedom. It was released hours before the Nobel Peace Prize was announced. In the video, a lone woman ... An international rights group has released a video in which it says the wife of China’s jailed Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo is shown under house arrest. Reporters Without Borders ...

  7. Comment

    Sensible tactic to preserve creative space

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... since he won this year's Nobel Prize for literature. Much has been made by his critics about his pen name, which means silence or say nothing. But his name might have been meant ironically, ... Unfortunately, that is not a requirement. The annals of world literature, philosophy and science are littered with men of genius who were complete bastards. Being awful human beings does not impair ...

  8. News - China - LITERATURE

    After staying in step with censors, Mo Yan can dance to his own tune

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Author Mo Yan learns to dance to another tune As a novelist who has managed to excel under the mainland's strict censorship regime, Nobel Prize laureate Mo ... since the Nobel Prize was announced last month that the brothers still have not been able to meet for a chat about it. ...

  9. News - China

    Mo Yan: a dark satirist who tells the 'big stories of China'

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

    ... Army in 1976. It was there the future Nobel Prize laureate began writing and studying literature. Early on, he adopted the pen name Mo Yan- "don't speak"- in Chinese. The author ... a master's degree in literature and art. His first short story was published in 1981. "Colm Tóibín on Chinese Nobel winner Mo Yan" Video by Hedy Bok Chinese literary expert Eric Abrahamsen ...

  10. News - World

    Francois Englert and Peter Higgs win Nobel physics prize

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 06:49pm by AP

    ... STOCKHOLM (AP) — Francois Englert and Peter Higgs win Nobel physics prize. ...




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