French historical author Patrick Modiano has won the 2014 Nobel Prize for literature.
With just hours to go before the announcement of this year's winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, most bets were still on Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami.
Award-winning director Tran Anh Hung will receive the Inspiration Award for his contributions to Vietnamese cinema at the Inspiration Award (ViFF) in April.
The Swedish Academy announced on Thursday that it had awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature to Mo Yan, a Chinese author who was said to be “overjoyed and scared” when the Nobel organizers contacted him to say he had won the...
This year's Nobel prize season kicks off Monday with rumours suggesting the peace prize could go to Egypt's Maggie Gobran for helping Cairo's poor, Afghan burka opponent Sima Samar or US scholar Gene Sharp.