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  1. Sport - Hong Kong - GOLF

    Sponsor UBS cuts Hong Kong Open prize money by US$750,000

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Organisers of the UBS Hong Kong Open have blamed the "economic climate" for reducing prize money by US$750,000, despite the Swiss bank returning to rescue the city's oldest professional sporting event. For the first time since the tournament was jointly sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the European Tour in 2001, prize money has shrunk - to US$2 million from US$2.75 ...

  2. Sport - Golf - GOLF

    Hong Kong Open cuts prize money

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 02:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Prize money for the prestigious Hong Kong Open has been cut US$750,000 to US$2 million, organisers said on Thursday, blaming the state of the world economy. It comes despite the tournament, one of the biggest in Asia, retaining sponsor UBS, the Swiss bank. This year’s Hong Kong Open is November 15-18. “It’s one of these things that have ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    'Generation Y' workers prize money and benefits in jobs, survey finds

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by Kristie Wong

    ... Kristie Wong kristie.wong@scmp.com Survey finds that Generation Y, those born between 1981 and 1994, also expect close mentoring and fast feedback from colleagues Cash comesfirst whenyoung lookfor work As employees, Hong Kong's twenty-somethings are ...

  4. Sport - Tennis - Australian Open

    Australian Open officials confident despite reports of player boycott

    Posted Aug 28th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Despite row over prize money, authorities are confident the grand slam event will go ahead Australian Open won't see player boycott: officials Tennis Australia said yesterday it was confident players would not boycott the Australian Open over a prize money disagreement, but it was taking the threat seriously. The London Sunday Times reported ...

  5. News - China

    Mo Yan's hometown, Gaomi, plans to cash in on writer's Nobel Prize

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Gaomi plans to spend 670m yuan on themed attractions celebrating writer's Nobel Prize, even though he may not be totally in favour Mo Yan's hometown is aimingto cash in Count authorities in Mo Yan's hometown Gaomi among those looking to cash in on the writer's sudden fame since winning the Nobel Prize for literature last ...

  6. Lifestyle - News

    Q&A: Astronomers Jewitt, Luu on winning Shaw Prize and science as culture

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:11pm by Christy Choi

    ... What are you going to do with the US$1 million prize money [which will be split between the two]? JL: Buy a bird feeder. It’s true! That was my first thought: I can buy another bird feeder. ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Winners of the Shaw Prize gathered in Hong Kong this week to collect their US$1 million prizes for their contributions to the advancement of science. ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books

    Way of the mystic

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 02:32pm by Vivian Chen

    ... September 30, 2008 Presented with the richest prize for Chinese-language literature, mainland novelist Mo Yan jokes that he will probably spend the HK$300,000 cash award stocking up on rice. ... a family rich was not how much money they had, but how abundant their food supply was." He was born Guan Moye, the youngest of four children in a Shandong peasant family, and knows from ...

  8. Sport - Racing

    Bumper prize further boosts International Jockeys Championship

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Michael Cox

    ... International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley will go to another level. Douglas Whyte, a three time winner or co-winner (2002, 2007, 2008), said the prize-money boost would give the already ... prize money to lure riders, preferring to let the event's prestige speak for itself. "We didn't tell them about the money when we were recruiting them much, or flex our muscles ...


    Annan, scientist to share US$1.5m Confucius prize

    Posted Dec 02nd 2012, 12:00am by RAYMOMD LI

    ... The chairman of the Confucius Peace Prize Committee, poet Qiao Damo, said the prize money was a large increase from the 100,000 yuan (HK$123,420) given to the first recipient, former Taiwanese ... of the prize money came from sales of his own calligraphy works and the amount in the future might fluctuate. The committee was considering registering a prize fund in Hong Kong to keep the award ...

  10. News - World - BOOKS

    Hilary Mantel makes history with second Booker fiction prize

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 07:27am by Reuters in London

    ... is certainly a Godfather element to this book including... the moral ambiguity of the Don Corleone/Thomas Cromwell figure.” Asked in 2009 what she would spend her prize money on, Mantel replied: “Sex ... the devastating effect depression can have on apparently stable people. As well as the prize money, the winner of the Man Booker prize awarded to an author from the Commonwealth, Zimbabwe or Ireland ...




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