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  1. News - World

    How do Nobel laureates spend their prize money?

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 11:35am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Nobel laureates sometimes display as much ingenuity when deciding how to spend their prize money as they did on the work that won them the award in the first place. ... kronor (HK$9.7 million) prize money. And judging from past experience, anything can happen. Sometimes they donate it to charity or scientific research, but that is by no means universal. Lars ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1325686/how-do-nobel-laureates-spend-their-prize-money
  2. News - China Insider - VIDEO GAMING

    Chinese gamers win US$5m top prize in international video game tournament

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 05:04pm by Chris Luo

    ... one of the biggest prize in video gaming history. The victory helped the members of the Newbee team, whose name means “f**king awesome” in Chinese, secure US$1 million each in prize money. The tournament of multiplayer online battle game Dota 2 was hosted by video games publisher Valve Corporation. The total prize pool of US$10.9 million, up from last year’s US$2.9 million, is the largest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1557200/chinese-gamers-win-us5m-top-prize-international-video-game
  3. News - World - SCIENCE

    US students scoop US$75,000 prize money for Titan Arm robotic design

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 08:48pm by AP

    ... attached to a backpack, which can carry an additional 18kg. Either way, Titan Arm's cost-efficient design has won the team accolades and at least US$75,000 in prize money. "They built ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1378342/us-students-scoop-us75000-prize-money-titan-arm-robotic-design
  4. Sport - Hong Kong - GOLF

    Hong Kong Golf Club to underwrite Open prize-money

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter HKGC to underwrite Open prize-money The Hong Kong Golf Club has agreed to underwrite part of the US$1.3 million prize-money for this year's Open to save the prestigious ... with the co-sanctioning European and Asian Tours and the Hong Kong Golf Association, with the Open now moving to December 5-8. Prize money has been slashed US$700,000 from last year's US$2 million, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1295668/hong-kong-golf-club-underwrite-part-us13m-open-prize-money
  5. News - Asia - Animals

    Malaysia's serama chicken breed, a prized pet, is spreading its wings

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:57am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kampung Pandan, Malaysia Tiny serama chickens fetch big money and make new friends worldwide Prancing from poultry to prized pets Marching imperiously ... several thousand dollars for a prize bird. "There are people who want to buy my bird. But I am not selling it. It is part of my family," Mohamad Hatta said. Believed to be a cross ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1537899/malaysias-serama-chicken-breed-prized-pet-spreading-its-wings
  6. News - World - SWEDEN

    Three Americans win Nobel Prize for economics

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 08:58pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Stockholm Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller win Nobel Prize for asset price forecast research Americans Eugene Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert Shiller won the Nobel Prize for economics on Monday for developing methods to study trends in stock, bond and housing markets. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said that through ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1331652/three-americans-win-nobel-prize-economics
  7. Sport - Hong Kong - ATHLETICS

    Boosting prize money 'key to raising marathon's profile'

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... money is key to raising race's profile' A significant boost in prize money is the key to raising the profile of tomorrow's Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon and placing it among the world's elite, says a top official. As nearly 40 invited runners from 22 countries arrived to chase total prize money of US$258,400 in the showpiece event, Hong Kong Amateur ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1156481/boosting-prize-money-key-raising-marathons-profile
  8. News - World - NOBEL PRIZE

    Americans, German win Nobel Prize for medicine for cell transport research

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 08:05pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Stockholm Trio awarded medicine prize for cell work Americans James Rothman and Randy Schekman and German-born researcher Thomas Suedhof won this year’s Nobel Prize ... at 1am at his home in California by the chairman of the prize committee and was still suffering from jetlag after returning from a trip to Germany the night before. “I wasn’t thinking too ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1326544/americans-german-win-nobel-prize-medicine-cell-transport-research
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/hong-kong/article/1040897/sponsor-ubs-cuts-hong-kong-open-prize-money-us750000
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/golf/article/1041418/hong-kong-open-cuts-prize-money

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