Recognized as the Father of the Community School Movement in the Philippines, pioneering reforms to ensure that community life is integrated in the education system
Government Service Awardees
Recognized for outstanding service in the public interest in any branch of government, including executive, judicial, legislative, or military.
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The Philippines’ hardworking and shrewd scientist, who led in the development of the country’s first geothermal installations
Malaysia’s hardworking and committed government official, who successfully organized and enabled landless laborers to become productive farmers sustaining benefits from various plantations
Thailand’s pragmatic leader, who strengthened democracy by securing civil liberties at a time of political uncertainty in the country
The Philippines’ enthusiastic teacher and researcher of traditional performing arts who facilitated a creative national expression of Filipino culture
India’s principled leader of peace and order, who made the police to be on the side of the community and the community to be more supportive of the peace keeping force
The Philippines’ bold public health leader, who introduced innovations and programs that addressed the challenges in health and security of all Filipinos
Thailand’s champion of democratic reforms, who introduced morality at the center of government service and emphasized the practice of simplicity as a leadership value
China’s indefatigable government leader who, as chairman of the Joint Commission on Rural Reconstruction, successfully increased agricultural production in the hands of farmers’ organizations and enriched the quality of rural life
The Philippines’ champion of transparency and integrity, who enhanced the authority of the Court as the country’s ultimate arbiter of justice