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Ministry selects 150 leading master craftspeople for annual award

National Nov 12, 2018

Ministry selects 150 leading master craftspeople for annual award

The labor ministry said Sunday it had picked out 150 contemporary master craftspeople, praising them as leaders in their respective professions with outstanding skills. The contemporary masters award ceremony was held in Tokyo on Monday. The list of masters included Masahiro Koizumi, 73, from Kyoto Prefecture, ...

Female Nobel winner for physics a long time coming

World / Science & Health Oct 3, 2018

Female Nobel winner for physics a long time coming

When Canadian scientist Donna Strickland got the early morning call informing her she just won the Nobel Prize in physics, she could barely hide her amazement. Not just that she had clinched one of science's most prestigious honors — her pioneering work on laser pulses ...