Malaysia’s devoted and creative leader, who addressed the need of poor pilgrims to Mecca for safety and orderliness, and in the process established a fund for supporting future pilgrimages
Awardees from 1987
Better known as HB Jassin, was an Indonesian literary critic, documentarian, and professor
An American Catholic priest who has absorbed himself in the life and struggles of Bangladeshis since 1952 and has “. . . more hope in changed people than in changed structures and political systems."
A medical doctor who addressed rural Thailand’s crippling malnutrition
Founder, editor and publisher of Tien Sia, or CommonWealth, one of Taiwan’s most popular business magazines, which has become a significant force in promoting economic progress - combined with social responsibility – in the country