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2018 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Baharat Vatwani has reunited over 7,000 mentally-ill people in Mumbai, India, with their families
2018 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Sonam Wangchuk says the goal of education should be this: answer real needs of the world today
Youk Chhang, recognized for his work in documenting Khmer Rouge atrocities in Cambodia, says remembering the mistakes of the past is 'the pathway to justice'
Bharat Vatwani serves the mentally ill by providing them with free shelter, food, treatment, and the chance to reunite with their families
Sonam Wangchuk, who initiates educational reforms in India, hopes the youth will apply knowledge 'to find practical solutions to real-life problems'
Vo Thi Hoang Yen provides jobs and skills training for persons with disabilities in Vietnam
Maria de Lourdes Martins Cruz uplifts vulnerable members of society through self-help programs in East Timor
Howard Dee is recognized for his 'quietly heroic acts of service to the Filipino people'
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
Her two golden rules in PEZA were to be incorruptible and to be efficient It was not an easy feat to lead the agency says De Lima but she kept focusing on her goals
For more than a decade Tony Tay s organization of volunteers – Willing Hearts – feeds the hungry and homeless in Singapore
War teaches ‘each of us is a tool for the healing of ourselves’ – Magsaysay Awardee Gethsie Shanmugam
Gethsie Shanmugam who has given psychosocial support to victims of war in Eastern Sri Lanka says all change starts with a person
For 50 years the Philippine Educational Theater Association s actors have brought the stories of the people they meet to life on stage so their voices can be heard
Indonesia s Abdon Nababan asks: Where do we come from? What values what spirit can we offer our society and our earth?
Japanese Yoshiaki Ishizawa has spent half a century to help Cambodians preserve and restore of their cultural heritage
Lilia de Lima survived 4 presidents with different political persuasions and management styles as director general of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority
Iyong asawa ko wala dito to defend himself kaya ako iniisip ko kung ano ng aksyon Pinag aaralan says Vice President Leni Robredo
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
3rd UPDATE The 6 awardees are dubbed heroes of Asia who have created solutions to problems in their own countries and in the region
Among the 2015 recipients of the Nobel Prize of Asia are a Filipina cultural researcher and an Indian anti corruption campaigner
Six outstanding individuals receive Asia s own version of the Nobel Prize