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Stockholm (AFP) - Irish-born William Campbell, Satoshi Omura of Japan and China's Youyou Tu won the Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday for their discoveries of treatments against parasites, the jury said.
Hong Kong's former leader Donald Tsang, who ended his term in disgrace after accepting favours from tycoons, appeared in court Monday charged with misconduct in the latest high-profile corruption case to hit the city. Tsang, 70, has been under investigation by the city's Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) since he left office in June 2012. Grim-faced and wearing a trademark bow-tie, Tsang spoke only to confirm he understood the two misconduct charges.