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Sonam Wangchuk challenges India’s ‘ritual’ education with common sense

Sep 09, 2018 - 7:00 PM

2018 Ramon Magsaysay awardee Sonam Wangchuk says the goal of education should be this: answer real needs of the world today

Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

'Redesign education to heal planet, people' – Magsaysay Awardee Sonam Wangchuk

Sep 01, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Sonam Wangchuk, who initiates educational reforms in India, hopes the youth will apply knowledge 'to find practical solutions to real-life problems'

INNOVATE. Sonam Wangchuk delivers his response speech during the 2018 Ramon Magsaysay Awards Presentation Ceremonies. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Robredo: Courage and empathy, not dictatorship, improves lives

Aug 31, 2018 - 9:30 PM

'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

HEROES. Vice President Leni Robredo says courageous, and hard working heroes like the Ramon Magsaysay awardees are the 'last line of defense for humanity.' Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

PH's Howard Dee, 5 others named 2018 Ramon Magsaysay awardees

Jul 26, 2018 - 12:37 PM

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

RAMON MAGSAYSAY AWARDEE. Former Ambassador Howard Dee is honored for his contributions to peace and social justice. Photo from