Chinese writer Can Xue is considered a contender for the Nobel Prize for literature. Photo: Weibo

Who is Can Xue, the Chinese writer in the running for a Nobel Prize for literature?

  • The question has been trending on Chinese social media ahead of Thursday’s announcement
  • There will be two winners for literature, after last year’s award was postponed over a sexual assault scandal
Topic |   China Society

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Chinese writer Can Xue is considered a contender for the Nobel Prize for literature. Photo: Weibo
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Swedish activist and student Greta Thunberg walks off the stage after addressing the Climate Strike in Montreal, Quebec, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Who could win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize? Odds favour teen activist Greta Thunberg, but some experts are sceptical

  • A total of 301 individuals and organisations have been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize this year
Topic |   Nobel Prize

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Swedish activist and student Greta Thunberg walks off the stage after addressing the Climate Strike in Montreal, Quebec, Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)
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