Trivia: How does Southeast Asia treat its first and only winner of the Nobel Prize?
Answer: The home country throws her into prison (okay, it was commuted to home arrest…) and others in the region do nothing.
BANGKOK — Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese pro-democracy leader, was sentenced Tuesday to three years of hard labor for violating the terms of her house arrest, but her sentence was quickly commuted to a new term of house arrest of up to 18 months. [Pro-Democracy Leader in Myanmar Is Convicted. Seth Mydans. New York Times. August 11 2009]
Not much of an incentive to win a Nobel Prize, eh?