America's prestigious accounting firm Price Waterhouse Coopers Consulting (PwC) is predicting that China's GDP will be ranked first in the world (26.
It was well received upon its release last September by audiences and critics alike, having already received last year's prestigious Golden Horse Awards in Taiwan and this year's Hong Kong Film Critics Society Awards.
According to the report, students from prestigious universities were less willing to start businesses, likely because of high opportunity cost.
In October a number of Iceland meals gained accreditation by the prestigious Craft Guild of Chefs after poaching Waitrose's Head Chef Neil Nugent's relationship with the Guild, as he was previously a member.
A recent research says that two-fifths of freshmen at Peking University, one of the most prestigious universities in China, thought of life as meaningless.
The next five Chinese institutions to make this prestigious ranking were Peking University (17th), Fudan University (37th), Shanghai Jiao Tong University (53rd), Tsinghua University (59th) and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (73rd).
Weibo users said the Yannan dining hall at the prestigious university is so overcrowded that all seats are taken and many students have to stand or sit in corridors and stairs while eating.
➤ The world's most prestigious insurance company was last night squaring up to take on MPs who have accused it of being riddled with corruption.
Even workers in prestigious institutions such as Westminster Abbey had to submit invoices for their services.
A 2006 study published in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology found that participants were more likely to award "prestigious jobs" to women who used makeup than to the same women when their faces were unadorned.
Real Madrid boasted of its on-field success in attempting to entice the player to join them, having just won the Champions League for the second time in three years, while Man United had failed to qualify for European football's most prestigious club tournament for the second time in three years.
The 46-year-old former punk rocker turned media entrepreneur was speaking before he was set to deliver the prestigious McTaggart Lecture at the Edinburgh International TV Festival last night.
A young Chinese author just beat Stephen King in the prestigious Hugo Awards for science fiction.
China's prestigious Tsinghua University was 58th, beating Peking University in 71st place, in the Academic Ranking of World Universities compiled by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy.
For example, the prestigious Tsinghua University gave copies of Henry David Thoreau's "Walden" to promote good reading habits, said its president Qiu Yong.
The five prestigious universities -- Renmin University of China, University of Science Technology Beijing, Beijing Institute of Technology, China University of Political Science and Law, and Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics -- have begun piloting the effort.
The 40th session of the World Heritage Committee held in Istanbul on Sunday decided to put China's Hubei Shennongjia on the prestigious World Heritage List as a natural site, bringing to 50 the number of listed Chinese sites.
Fudan University and Peking University, two prestigious comprehensive universities in China, were ranked fourth and sixth on the salary ranking, while the remaining of the top 20 were dominated by finance/economics and science/technology schools.
She might be serving a two-year doping ban, but tennis star Maria Sharapova won't be twiddling her thumbs during that enforced sabbatical after enrolling for a course at the prestigious Harvard Business School.
Besides, it should be noted that there are no logos on the visible parts of clothes manufactured by famous and prestigious brands.