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Myanmar's Suu Kyi blames lack of safety regulations for deadly landslide

YANGON/HPAKANT, Myanmar (Reuters) - A disregard for the rule of law in the jade mining industry in Myanmar had made accidents such as the landslide that killed more than 100 people at the weekend a common occurrence, Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi said on Thursday.

Unexpected Faulkner Work Rediscovered: A Play – And A Light Comedy, No Less

“Written when the future Nobel laureate was in his early 20s, ‘Twixt Cup and Lip was discovered in the University of Virginia archives by The Strand Magazine managing editor Andrew Gulli, who over the past few years has also tracked down long-lost and obscure works by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Mark Twain, John Steinbeck and many […]

Aung San Suu Kyi returns to Myanmar parliament

Nobel Peace laureate takes seat after her NLD party scored a landslide victory in last week's legislative elections.

Here's Why You Shouldn't Call Burma a Democracy Just Yet

President Obama and other world leaders are sending their congratulations to Burma, whose biggest pro-democracy party, led by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, won a landslide victory in a historic general election Friday....Show More Summary

This Is What It's Like When Your Country Finally Gets the Chance to Vote

Five years to the day after a military junta released her from political house arrest, Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi achieved a long-awaited victory: Her party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), triumphed on Friday...Show More Summary

Death by Water review

The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of Nobel laureate ?e Kenzabur?'s just-translated Death by Water. Good to see this in English, though it's a bit disappointing that far from all of ?e's books have made it into...Show More Summary

Myanmar: Suu Kyi's party on verge of securing majority

Nobel laureate's NLD party wins 327 seats in both houses of parliament, two short of majority, election commission says.


Paul Krugman is not happy. The Nobel Laureate and columnist at The New York Times doesn't think the Federal Reserve system got any better on Tuesday when the Minneapolis Fed announced that Neel Kashkari would be its next president. Kashkari,...Show More Summary

Masters in Business: Jeff Maggioncalda of Financial Engines

This week on our Masters in Business interview, we speak with Jeff Maggioncalda, co-founder and former CEO of Financial Engines. Based on the work of Nobel laureate William Sharpe, who cofounded the firm, Financial Engines now manages over $115 billion in corporate 401k plans using the capital asset pricing model insights Sharpe developed. Show More Summary

So You Don't Get Lost in the Neighborhood review

The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of Nobel laureate Patrick Modiano's recent (2014) novel, So You Don't Get Lost in the Neighborhood.

See Aung San Suu Kyi’s Party Celebrate Winning Burma’s Election

The National League for Democracy, headed by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, has proclaimed itself a landslide winner in Burma's election, even as official poll results trickle in far behind the opposition party's own c...

What happened when Aung San Suu Kyi’s party last won an election in Burma

3 weeks agoNews : BlogPost

Results in Burma's general election so far indicate a major victory for the opposition National League for Democracy. The party, led by Nobel laureate and former political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi, swept seats in Rangoon, the country's biggest city, and is confident of further victories as millions of votes cast on Sunday get counted. The […]

The (Unknown) Inventor of Bitcoin Nominated For the Nobel Prize in Economics

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences is, as with most Nobel prizes, quite a big deal. Past laureates are a who’s who of economics—and starting in 2016, that list could include the inventor of Bitcoin. Assuming, of course, someone works out who that is. Read more...

Opposition Poised to Win Myanmar's First Free General Election in 25 Years

The party of opposition leader and nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi seems likely to win a majority of the votes cast in Myanmar’s first free general election in 25 years, Reuters is reporting. Sunday’s closely-monitored vote seems to have gone smoothly, and according to news reports most voters... More »

MiB: Financial Engines’ Jeff Maggioncalda

This week on our Masters in Business interview, we speak with Jeff Maggioncalda, co-founder and former CEO of Financial Engines. Co-founded with Nobel laureate William Sharpe, Financial Engines manages over $115 billion in corporateShow More Summary

Chile Says It's Possible That Poet Pablo Neruda Was Murdered

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Neruda's death in 1973 was attributed to prostate cancer. Now, 42 years later, the Chilean government says the Nobel laureate may have been killed in the aftermath of a coup.

Aung San Suu Kyi

Nobel Laureate and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been a key figure in Burmese politics for many years heading into general elections Nov. 8, 2015


Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman doesn't think the Federal Reserve should raise interest rates in December. Writing on his blog at The New York Times on Friday, Krugman said that while it looks like the Fed will probably raise rates in December...Show More Summary

'Strangeness in My Mind' explores Istanbul with the eyes of an amiable Everyman

Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk has written about his native city many times, most recently in the memoir "Istanbul" and a 2008 novel, "The Museum of Innocence." He always seems to have more to say, however, and he taps into a new vein of tenderness in "A Strangeness in My Mind," the story of a dreamy...

5 theories about why middle-aged, white Americans are dying at such high rates

3 weeks agoHealth : The Checkup

"Half a million people are dead who should not be dead,” Angus Deaton, the 2015 Nobel laureate in economics told my colleagues Lenny Bernstein and Joel Achenbach.Deaton, an economics professor at Princeton, was talking about the stunning finding that he and his wife, Anne Case, made while analyzing U.S. Show More Summary

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