Rappler's latest stories on annual awards
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'
Buda Bautista is nominated for her contributions in leading the PWNFT to the 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup
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
As NBA regular season comes to a close columnist Bert Ramirez gives his picks for the season s top individual awards