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  1. 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 ...

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    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 ...

  3. News - World

    British biochemist Frederick Sanger, 2-time winner of Nobel Prize for Chemistry, dies at 95

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 09:06pm by AP

    ... LONDON (AP) — British biochemist Frederick Sanger, 2-time winner of Nobel Prize for Chemistry, dies at 95. ...

  4. News - China - NOBEL AWARDS

    Chinese writers, Nobel winners call for Liu Xiaobo's release

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 01:14pm by AFP

    ... with Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, and Aids activist Hu Jia. The letter comes as Chinese writer Mo Yan prepares to collect the Nobel literature prize next week. The verdict against Liu was “wrong”, ... and sentencing of Liu Xiaobo, and the two years since Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize”. “We believe that the existence of political prisoners does not help China to build its image ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. News - World

    Publisher says that Nobel Prize winning author Doris Lessing has died aged 94

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 10:55pm by AP

    ... LONDON (AP) — Publisher says that Nobel Prize winning author Doris Lessing has died aged 94. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - World - NOBEL PRIZES

    US pair win chemistry Nobel for cell receptors

    Posted Oct 10th 2012, 06:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Stockholm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Stockholm US chemists Robert Lefkowitz and Brian Kobilka won the Nobel Prize on Wednesday for work on cell receptors, yielding vital insights into how the body ... of Britain won the Nobel Medicine Prize for work in cell programming, a frontier that has raised dreams of replacement tissue for people crippled by disease. On Tuesday, the physics prize went ...

  9. News - World

    US economists win Nobel for applying match-making

    Posted Oct 15th 2012, 07:35pm by Reuters in Stockholm

    ... Shapley won the this year Nobel prize for economics on Monday. Pairing up students with schools and employers with job seekers – for instance doctors and lawyers taking up their first appointments ... prize, called their work an outstanding example of economic engineering. Tore Ellingsen, a Nobel committee member and a professor at the Stockholm School of Economics, said the central question ...

  10. News - China

    Science chief wants to see China lead the way in scientific breakthroughs

    Posted Nov 25th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... the Nobel Prize for Literature last month, Dr Bai Chunli, president of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, had mixed feelings. As the head of the largest and most prestigious research organisation ... an innovative, Nobel Prize-level breakthrough that can greatly propel the development of China's people and the advancement of human society. "Generally speaking, Chinese scientific research ...




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