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Lighting Ideas in Young Minds — HS Students Participate in Tang Prize Innovation Program

Young people are fountains of new ideas and fresh ways of looking at the world, and that newness is something that must be continually encouraged and nurtured. This year, 2015, the Tang Prize has been taking the Sparking Innovation—2015 Innovation in High Schools Competition into Taiwan’s campuses. Students from ten senior high schools throughout Taiwan, including Taipei Municipal Jianguo High School, Affiliated Senior High School of National Taiwan Normal University...

Tang Prize teams up with high schools to launch creative program

Taipei, May 22 (CNA) The Tang Prize Foundation has teamed up with high schools in Taiwan to launch a program that is aimed at inspiring students' interest in the four fields of the award -- sustainable development, biopharmaceutical science, sinology and rule of law.

The program has invited students from 10 high schools to form teams and propose creative events that will help young people and the general public gain a better understanding
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Tang Prize CEO Promotes Prize in Russia

With the double purpose of encouraging exchange in the field of engineering and promoting the Tang Prize, Tang Prize Foundation CEO Dr. Jenn-Chuan Chern, joined by Director of Taiwan’s National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering Kuo-Chun Chang, and Professor of Civil Engineering at National Taiwan University Hui-Ping Tserng were met in Russia on May 13 ...

Tokyo’s National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies Visits Tang Prize Foundation

In an effort to strengthen ties between Taiwan and Japan, the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) of Tokyo, Japan visited the Tang Prize Foundation in Taiwan on May 14.
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The Simple Power of a Hug: Albie Sachs Moves Audience with his Story

Inaugural Tang Prize Laureate in Rule of Law Albie Sachs wrapped up a week in Taiwan with an appearance at the book release talk for the Tang Prize’s new work Determined to Change: the First Tang Prize Laureates. Late on the afternoon of Saturday, May 2, Albie shared his experiences with the audience and gave each reader a signature and a memory to last a lifetime.

INTERVIEW: Albie Sachs shares insight on constitutions

Albie Sachs, a former justice of the constitutional court of South Africa and winner of the first Tang Prize in Rule of Law, is known for his life-long battle for human rights against the apartheid regime in South Africa, and was one of the chief architects in the drafting of the constitution of post-apartheid South Africa. In an interview with ‘Taipei Times’ staff reporter Lii Wen on Friday in Taipei, Sachs, in light of Taiwan’s ongoing debate on constitutional reforms, emphasized the importance of public participation in constitution-making.
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Freedom Fighter and Tang Prize Laureate Visits Taipei-area High School

Today Albie Sachs was met with an enthusiastic audience of 250 students from Taipei-area schools, including Jianguo Municipal, Taipei First Girls High School, Zhongshan Girls High School, Hua Xing High School, 12 schools in total, who listened to Albie’s talk and asked the freedom fighter questions ranging from protests and politics to being true to oneself.

Former S African judge talks bullying and 'soft vengeance' in Taipei

Albie Sachs, a former justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, told students in Taiwan on Friday that bullying should be met with what he described as "soft vengeance."

During the speech at the prestigious Taipei Municipal Jianguo High School,
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Tang Prize laureate Albie Sachs arrives in Taiwan for 5-day visit

Taipei, April 28 (CNA) Albie Sachs, a former justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and winner of the first Tang Prize in Rule of Law, flew to Taiwan Tuesday for a five-day visit, during which he will deliver a speech on transitional justice.
During his stay, the 79-year-old will give a keynote speech April 29 at National Central University on transitional justice and how South Africa began its path toward democracy.

Immunotherapy is Not a Curiosity Anymore

One of the main sessions at this year’s Experimental Biology Conference in Boston was the Tang Prize Award lecture. It was created in December 2012 to recognize exemplary research accomplishments from all over the world in four fields: sinology, sustainable development, rule of law, and biopharmaceutical science.

James P. Allison, Ph.D., and Tasuku Honjo, Ph.D., were the first recipients of the biopharmaceutical science prize.
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Houston scientist adds to collection of awards

James Allison, the Houston scientist whose pioneering research has led to a new class of cancer treatment that frees the immune system to attack tumors, will be presented with another major award this weekend.

Allison will be named the 2015 recipient of the American Association for Cancer Research's Pezcoller International Award for Cancer Research at the organization's annual meeting being held Saturday through Wednesday.

Tang Prize Concludes US Tour at DC’s ASIL 2015

Closing a two-week tour of international conferences throughout the US, the Tang Prize Foundation is next attending the American Society of International Law (ASIL) annual conference this year in Washington DC, April 8-11, to promote the prize and expand the international platform for discussion on the rule of law. The prize’s other three categories, Sustainable Development, Biopharmaceutical Science, and Sinology, are also part of the Foundation’s promotion activities for the 2015 year. On the way to Washington DC....
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