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Maryse Conde wins alternative literature prize in absence of Nobel

Maryse Conde from the French Caribbean territory of Guadeloupe was awarded the New Academy Prize in Literature.

Congolese Mukwege, Iraq's Murad win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been given to two people who work to fight sexual violence as a weapon in war.

Japan's Murakami withdraws from consideration for alternative Nobel award

Japanese author Haruki Murakami has asked for the withdrawal of his nomination for an alternative to the Nobel Prize in Literature, saying he wanted to concentrate on his writing.
September 17, 2018 | 08:52 am GMT+7

Vietnamese-Canadian author shortlisted for alternative Nobel Prize

Vietnamese-Canadian Kim Thuy, author of several acclaimed novels, has been shortlisted for the New Prize in Literature.
September 08, 2018 | 08:12 am GMT+7

Nobel laureates touch down in Vietnam for science conference

Experts from around the world are discussing the role of science in socio-economic development.
May 09, 2018 | 11:24 am GMT+7

US economist Richard Thaler wins Nobel economics prize

His contributions have built a bridge between the economic and psychological analyses of individual decision-making.
October 09, 2017 | 05:16 pm GMT+7

British author Kazuo Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize

'The themes Ishiguro is most associated with are already present here: memory, time, and self-delusion,' the Academy said.
October 05, 2017 | 07:20 pm GMT+7

Microscope trailblazers win 2017 Nobel Chemistry Prize

Cryo-electron microscopy has enabled scientists to fill in previously blank spaces in research, generating images of everything from proteins that cause antibiotic resistance, to the surface of the Zika virus.
October 04, 2017 | 06:42 pm GMT+7

Gravitational wave scientists win 2017 Nobel Physics Prize

'This is something completely new and different, opening up unseen worlds.'
October 03, 2017 | 05:32 pm GMT+7

'Biological clock' scientists win 2017 Nobel Medicine Prize

The mechanisms help explain issues such as why people traveling long distances over several time zones often suffer jet lag.
October 02, 2017 | 07:55 pm GMT+7

Nobel Foundation increases cash award for prizes

The 2017 Nobel Prize will amount to $1.1 million per prize category.
September 26, 2017 | 08:52 am GMT+7

Bob Dylan accused of borrowing some of Nobel lecture from study guide

The singer-songwriter's remarks on how the book 'Moby Dick' influenced him bear a close similarity to the SparkNotes summaries of the Herman Melville classic novel.
June 15, 2017 | 08:17 am GMT+7

Nobel academy member slams 'arrogant' Dylan

The Nobel panel gives up knocking on Bob Dylan's door. 
October 22, 2016 | 09:38 am GMT+7

UK, Finland-born economists win 2016 Nobel Prize for Economics

U.K.-born Oliver Hart and Finland-born Bengt Holmstrom won the 2016 Nobel Economics Prize for "their contributions to contract theory".
October 10, 2016 | 06:38 pm GMT+7

Colombian president wins Nobel Prize for peace efforts

Colombia rebels' archfoe turned peacemaker.
October 07, 2016 | 04:39 pm GMT+7
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