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Amartya Sen

In India, progress is a matter of perspective

When distinguished foreign policy expert, and former US national security adviser, Zbigniew Brzezinski told me a couple of years ago that he worried about the stability of India, I thought he was way off-track.

Monday, 9 April, 2012, 12:00am

The great defender

Growing up in poverty-stricken India in the 1930s and 40s where he was surrounded by the squalor of nearby slums, Amartya Sen holds dear in his heart the idea of freedom for people to do and be what they want.

20 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Events Diary

Tomorrow, HK: HKGCC roundtable luncheon: 'New era of China textile industry - quotas removed, new export tariff imposed'. Speaker: Esquel Group executive director John Cheh.

Thursday, Feb 17, HK: Citigroup and Asia Society host a luncheon with Nobel economics laureate Amartya Sen. JW Marriott Hotel.

3 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

Scholars honoured

Financial Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, 1998 Nobel Laureates Professor Daniel Tsui Chye and Professor Amartya Kumar Sen, Professor Fei Xiaotong of Peking University and philanthropist Dr Daisy Li Woo Tze-ha were conferred honorary doctorates at the Chinese University of Hong Kong's 55th Congregation, which was held earlier this month.

30 Dec 1999 - 12:00am