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IN PHOTOS: The 58th Ramon Magsaysay Awards

Relive the 58th Ramon Magsaysay Awards through choice highlights of some of the events during this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Awards Festival Week, and see the 2016 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees spread hope and inspiration through our curated gallery.RelatedCarpio Morales, Conchita (Awardee)Dompet Dhuafa (Awardee)Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers (Awardee)Krishna, Thodur Madabusi (Awardee)Vientiane Rescue (Awardee)Wilson, Bezwada (Awardee) Ramon Magsaysay […]

October 24, 2016

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RESPONSE: 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee ANSHU GUPTA

“I hope that when the celebrations around this year’s award are over, there will be some people out there—from the governments, academia, development sector, research organizations, policy makers, opinion leaders and decision makers—who will see this work as a possibility which can turn the tide on the colossal waste we all are facing.”RelatedGupta, Anshu (Awardee) […]

February 6, 2016

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RESPONSE: 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee LIGAYA FERNANDO AMILBANGSA

“I appeal for renewed efforts to develop a sensible program for dance education and conservation of indigenous dance forms, and to provide facilities conducive to the well-being of dancers. Allied to this, I appeal for more assistance and other incentives for academic research and publication.”RelatedFernando-amilbangsa, Ligaya (Awardee) 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee LIGAYA FERNANDO AMILBANGSA accepts […]

February 6, 2016

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RESPONSE: 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee KYAW THU

“Despite the fact that we have increasing numbers of civil society organizations, we still have a lot to do to influence change in government policies to improve our economic and social environment. In Myanmar, there is a decline in moral standards and a worrisome trend towards materialism. The road towards our democratization, in my opinion, […]

February 6, 2016

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RESPONSE: 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee SANJIV CHATURVEDI

“This will give me further strength to fight the evil of corruption, and will act as a huge morale booster for all honest and sincere civil servants. I accept this award with a huge sense of responsibility, and promise to try my best to live up to the standards set by the luminary community of […]

February 6, 2016

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RESPONSE: 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee KOMMALY CHANTHAVONG

“The things you are hearing from my heart about the rights of women, the effort to preserve the proud heritage of silk handicrafts, and the flight of women to the cities to find work—these are all things that have motivated me to pour all my abilities—body and soul—into establishing this small concern that I have […]

February 6, 2016

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IN PHOTOS: The 57th Ramon Magsaysay Awards

The 57th Ramon Magsaysay Awards honored five individuals from India, Laos, Myanmar and the Philippines who have stoked fresh hope in Asia.  Through their transformative leadership and Greatness of Spirit, each of the 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees have bettered their respective societies.RelatedChanthavong, Kommaly (Awardee)Chaturvedi, Sanjiv (Awardee)Fernando-amilbangsa, Ligaya (Awardee)Gupta, Anshu (Awardee)Kyaw Thu (Awardee) Take a trip […]

October 1, 2015

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RESPONSE: 2014 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee RANDY HALASAN

“My vision for the Matigsalog in Pegalongan is to uplift their lives from poverty. This was also the vision of the late President Magsaysay who showed his passion and commitment to serve everyone equally, and to ensure justice to all Filipinos.”RelatedHalasan, Randy (Awardee) 2014 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee RANDY HALASAN accepts Asia’s Premier Prize and Highest […]

February 21, 2015

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RESPONSE: 2014 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee WANG CANFA

“The Magsaysay Award is not only in recognition of CLAPV and my work, but also a confirmation of the effectiveness of the support from others in promoting environmental rule of law in China. It recognizes both the challenges we face and the progress we are making in addressing the plight of pollution victims and constructing […]

February 21, 2015

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RESPONSE: 2014 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee HU SHULI

“Who said journalists can’t do a good job in China? That is what I’ve spent my whole professional life to disprove; that’s why I gathered together two hundred excellent journalists at Caixin, and that’s what keeps so many Chinese journalists to continue doing their job, despite the difficulties which stem from everywhere.”RelatedHu, Shuli (Awardee) 2014 […]

February 21, 2015