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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - World - NOBEL PRIZES

    The phone call from the Nobel Committee that changes lives

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Stockholm

    ... up at the pub on the day the Nobel Prize for medicine was announced- primarily to drown their sorrows over not winning. But in 2005, the magical call did finally come. "Once a year ... the Nobel prize. "Then I lost the connection. And I had to board the plane to Naples. So I never really knew if I had won it," he said. "I thought that maybe if I had really won it, ...

  7. The Nobel Lecture Series in Hong Kong Continues Long-Standing Tradition

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 11:04am by Jordan Bryants

    ... of information in the following subjects: physics, chemistry, medicine, physiology, literature, peace, and economic sciences, all categories of the Nobel Prize Award. Setting these Nobel Lecture Series ... and rural organizational theory, wealth distribution, and welfare economics. Professor Stiglitz won his first Nobel Prize in 2001 after discussing how incorrect and misleading information, no matter ...

  8. News - World

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 05:31am by AP

    ... the Nobel prize in 1982, Garcia Marquez described the region as a “source of insatiable creativity, full of sorrow and beauty, of which this roving and nostalgic Colombian is but one cipher more, ... Associated Press in Mexico City Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez crafted intoxicating fiction from the fatalism, fantasy, cruelty and heroics of the world that set his mind churning ...

  9. News - World - NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

    Snowden and Putin among record 278 candidates for Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 10:17pm by AFP

    ... schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai and Russian President Vladimir Putin are among the nominees for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, as the Nobel Institute announced a record 278 candidates. "The number of nominations increases almost every year, which shows a growing interest in the prize," the head of the institute, Geir Lundestad, said. The Nobel committee convened on Tuesday ...

  10. Set youth free to explore arts, visiting Nobel laureate pleads

    Posted May 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit Nobel Prize-winning author Gao Xingjian issued a plea yesterday for young people to be given freedom to develop their interest in the arts. In a sharing session with about 80 students at Chinese University, he recalled his early interest in literature. 'When I was a 12-year-old secondary student, I liked reading lots and lots of books. Since I was well acquainted ...




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