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IN PHOTOS: 'Heroes of Asia' receive 2016 Magsaysay Awards

Sep 01, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Vice President Leni Robredo delivers an inspirational speech noting that her late husband Naga City Mayor Jesse Robredo received the Magsaysay Award for Government Service on the same stage in 2000

HONORED. Vice President Leni Robredo and Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation board chairman Ramon del Rosario congatulate the 2016 Ramon Magsaysay awardees at the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Pasay City on August 31, 2016. All photos by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Ombudsman Morales, 5 others named 2016 Magsaysay awardees

Jul 27, 2016 - 11:52 AM

3rd UPDATE The 6 awardees are dubbed heroes of Asia who have created solutions to problems in their own countries and in the region

'HEROES OF ASIA.' Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales is one of 6 winners of the 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Awards. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Japan pledges $6.1-B aid to 'Mekong 5' in bid for influence

Jul 04, 2015 - 6:27 PM

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the Mekong region is an important area due to infrastructure demand

POWER PLAY. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's announcement is part of Japan's bid for influence in the Mekong region. File photo by Kimimasa Mayama/EPA

Japan, ASEAN seek 'freedom of overflight' amid China tensions

Dec 14, 2013 - 5:14 PM

UPDATED ASEAN leaders agrees on Saturday December 14 to strive for civil aviation safety freedom of movement in the region s skies