Nobel Prize

A set of annual international awards established by Swedish dynamite inventor Alfred Nobel in 1895. The Nobel Prize recognises achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, and peace. Recipients are given a medal, a personal diploma and a cash award worth approximately HK$11.6 million.  

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi with Norwegian counterpart Børge Brende in Beijing last month. Photo: Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs

A textbook lesson in diplomacy

The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 to Chinese political activist Liu Xiaobo (劉曉波) caused relations between Ch