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Maryna Viazovska becomes first woman to win Nobel Prize
Ukrainian mathematician Maryna Viazovska has been named one of four recipients of the prestigious Fields Medal, which is often referred to as the Nobel Prize in mathematics. Ukrainian mathematician Maryna Viazovska has been named one of four recipients of the prestigious Fields Medal , which is often referred to as the Nobel Prize in mathematics. Ms Viazovska , 37, is the only other woman to ...
Updated: 07/05/2022
Japan's Kirin to sell stake in Myanmar brewery
... uprising, is one of two large holding companies run by the military. The United States imposed sanctions on both of the two companies - the Myanmar Economic Corporation - after the military seized power on Feb. 1st last year, erupting a government led by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi . Kirin said it would book 19 billion yen US $140 million in operating income related to the sale. It previously booked a loss of 46.6 billion yen US $342 million in the year that ended in December due to its ...
Updated: 06/30/2022
How China’s coronavirus is a challenge
... appearance this month. Two Muslim men were killed at a protest calling for the arrest of the spokeswoman. In June Egypt s government ordered houseboats on the Nile to be demolished. The remnants of a glittering history will be wiped out with them. Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz wrote a novel on one, and famous films were set on others. They are a kind of romantic dream, said Ahdaf Soueif , a novelist. They are a part of the heritage of Cairo. Taika Waititi is the busiest man in Hollywood. He ...
Updated: 06/29/2022
Sweden, Finland set to join NATO as Russia, China worry
... opposite of what its President Vladimir Putin wanted to do when he launched his war in Ukraine in part to counter the expansion of the NATO alliance, Western leaders say. Finland, with a 1,300 km 810 mile border with Russia, and Sweden, home of the Nobel Peace Prize founder, are now going to bring well-trained militaries into the alliance, aiming to give NATO superiority in the Baltic Sea. One of the most important messages from President Putin was that he was against any further NATO enlargement,...
Updated: 06/29/2022
Philippine government affirms decision to shut down Rappler
HONOLULU - Filipino journalist and Nobel Peace laureate Maria Ressa said in a speech in Hawaii on Tuesday that the Philippine government is affirming a previous order to shut down Rappler, the news site she co-founded, the News site she pre-founded: HONOLULULULU - Filipino journalist ...
Updated: 06/29/2022
Rappler CEO says SEC upholds decision to shut down news site
The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission SEC has upheld its decision to shut down her online news organization, according to the Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa. The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission SEC has upheld its decision to shut down her online news organization, according to the Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Rappler CEO Maria Ressa....
Updated: 06/29/2022
Philippines orders shutdown of news site Rappler
The Philippine government has previously ordered the shutdown of the news website Rappler, according to co-founder, Maria Ressa, the Nobel Peace Prize winner. The Philippine government has previously ordered the shutdown of the news website Rappler, according to co-founder, Maria Ressa, the Nobel Peace Prize winner. Rappler, who has been praised for exposing abuse of power and growing ...
Updated: 06/29/2022
Rappler CEO says Philippine SEC upholds ruling to revoke news site's license
... Philippines are not allowed to take foreign ownership, according to the constitution. The investment came from the Omidyar Network Omidyar Network , a investment vehicle created by eBay founder and entrepreneur Pierre Omidyar , said Rappler at the time. Nobel winner Maria Ressa vows to fight for facts and the rule of law Rappler denied foreign ownership, and said the Philippine Depositary Receipt PDR , a financial instrument that governs the Omidyar investment, did not give the network any control ...
Updated: 06/29/2022
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