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Philippine President Congratulates Maria Ressa, Nobel Peace Prize Winner

The office of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, Monday (11/10), congratulated journalist Maria Ressa on winning the Nobel Peace Prize. A spokesman, Henry Roque, called it a “victory for a Filipino” but made no mention of Ressa’s investigative reporting on the Duterte administration. Ressa founded the news website Rappler, which is …

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Filipino and Russian Journalists Win Nobel Peace Prize

Two journalists whose work has angered authorities in Russia and the Philippines were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize Friday. Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov were awarded “for their brave struggle for freedom of expression in the Philippines and Russia,” Norwegian Nobel Committee Chair Berit Reiss-Andersen told a news conference. “At …

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Tanzanian writer in UK Wins Nobel Prize in Literature

UK-based Tanzanian author Abdulrazak Gurnah, whose experiences across continents and cultures have led him to write a novel about the impact of migration on individuals and society, won the Nobel Prize in Literature Thursday (7/10). The Swedish Academy said the award was in recognition of its “uncompromising and compassionate attitude …

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Japanese PM Congratulates Nobel Prize in Physics, Syukuro Manabe

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Wednesday (6/10) congratulated Syukuro Manabe, one of the three winners of this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics. Kishida credits Manabe’s success in his pioneering work on global warming. Manabe, originally from Japan, won the award for finding order in disorder, helping to explain and …

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Three Scientists, Including from Japan, Win Nobel Prize in Physics

Japanese citizens on Tuesday (5/10) welcomed the news of the victory of three scientists, including a scientist from Japan, who won the Nobel Prize in physics. The three scientists won the prestigious award for discovering order in disorder that helps explain and predict complex forces of nature, including broadening the …

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Three Scientists Share Nobel Prize in Physics

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences Tuesday (5/10) announced that the Nobel prize for physics was awarded to three scientists. They are considered meritorious in helping to provide an understanding of complex physical systems. What they did proved valuable in measuring and predicting climate. At a press conference in Stockholm, …

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