2018 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Mana Lou says the poor in her country 'have a lot of things, but they don't know what to do with them because of lack of education'
2018 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Vo Thi Hoang Yen, a survivor of childhood polio, wants employers to see what persons with disabilities can do if given the opportunity
Youk Chhang receives the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2018 for his work gathering and preserving evidence of the Khmer Rouge abuses
'Quiet courage and empathy, and leaders that put in the hard work of actually transforming the lives of people, are rarities in these times, when dictatorship is claimed by some to be better' says Vice President Leni Robredo during the 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Awards ceremony
'We live today in a world of turmoil and uncertainty. All human institutions are at risk, our democracy, our family, our national sovereignty,' Dee said during his speech at this year's Ramon Magysaysay Foundation awarding ceremony.
Other awardees of Asia's equivalent of the Nobel Prize are Youk Chang of Cambodia, Maria de Lourdes Martins Cruz of East Timor, Bharat Vatwani and Sonam Wangchuk of India, and Vo Thi Hoang Yen of Vietnam