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  1. China's vast worker pool has powered the explosive growth of its export-driven economy

    Commentary: China lifted 850 million people out of poverty but now faces bigger challenges

    China created the world's largest middle class by pursuing industrialisation, liberalising the private sector, welcoming foreign investment and ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed speaks at a news conference at his office in

    Ethiopia's Abiy wins Nobel Peace Prize for ending Eritrea standoff

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his peacemaking efforts with Eritrea.
  3. Polish author Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian novelist and playwright Peter Handke

    Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke win Literature Nobels

    Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk on Thursday (Oct 10) won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature, which was delayed over a sexual harassment scandal, ...
  4. The laureates of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

    US-UK-Japan trio win chemistry Nobel for lithium-ion battery

    Three researchers on Wednesday won the Nobel Chemistry Prize for the development of lithium-ion batteries, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said.
  5. FILE PHOTO: Swedish activist Greta Thunberg participates in a youth climate change protest in front

    A Nobel for Sweden's Greta Thunberg? A tough decision for prize committee

    Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg's shaming of world leaders and air travellers over climate change has won her millions of admirers and attracted ...