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AseanPlus News 05 Oct 2015 | 9:43 PM

Chinese herbal expert among Nobel medicine prize winners

STOCKHOLM, Oct 5, 2015 (AFP) - A trio of scientists earned the 2015 Nobel Prize for Medicine on Monday for unlocking revolutionary treatments for malaria and roundworm, helping to roll back two parasitic diseases that blight millions of lives.

AseanPlus News 18 Jun 2014 | 1:55 PM

Ex-Norwegian PM Brundtland awarded Asian 'Nobel Prize'

TAIPEI: Former Norwegian premier Gro Harlem Brundtland was named Wednesday as the first recipient of the Tang Prize, touted as Asia's version of the Nobels, for her work as the "godmother" of sustainable development.

Education 04 Feb 2018 | 12:00 AM

UPM hosts local edition of Hult Prize

UNIVERSITI Putra Malaysia (UPM) was selected to host the local edition of the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for the creation of new social businesses.

Education 08 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

Application deadline for British Council IELTS Prize extended

THE British Council IELTS Prize 2016/17 application deadline has been extended to Feb 28. Prizes for local winners amount to £6,000 (RM33,480) while the regional winner for the Grand Prize can win up to £40,000 (RM223,200) in tuition fees.

Education 20 Mar 2016 | 12:00 AM

No violence stance bags teacher top prize

PALESTINIAN teacher Hanan Al Hroub is the winner of the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2016, an award that carries a USD1mil (RM4.1mil) prize.

China 19 Jan 2016 | 12:00 AM

Chinese science awards to emulate Nobel Prize

Beijing: A new science award with a million-dollar prize was announced to honour China’s top scientists with a view to creating China’s own version of Nobel Prize.

AseanPlus News 04 Jul 2014 | 3:37 PM

Reporter from Philippines wins AFP's Kate Webb Prize

MANILA: Multimedia journalist Patricia Evangelista has won the Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize for her compelling reporting on conflict and disaster in her native Philippines, AFP announced Friday.

Education 09 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

Japan in new Nobel Prize varsity list

JAPAN is the only Asian representative in a new list of countries producing the most Nobel Prize winners this century.

AseanPlus News 19 Dec 2017 | 8:07 AM

Myanmar reporter wins AFP’s Kate Webb Prize

HONG KONG: Reporter Mratt Kyaw Thu has won the 2017 Agence France-Presse Kate Webb prize for his compelling and rigorous coverage of ethnic strife in his native Myanmar, AFP announced on Tuesday.

Nation 07 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Malaysian books a place in longlist for Asian literary prize

MELBOURNE: Malaysian author Tan Twan Eng is among 15 writers in the running for Asias most prestigious literary prize.