The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

Awardees from 1971

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Okita, Saburo

An economist who worked to enlarge Japan's consciousness of the Asian and Pacific community of which it must be a part through his writing, training economists, and providing officials, company executives and journalists with economic information.

Orata, Pedro Tamesis

Known as the "Father of Barangay High Schools" who made high school education accessible for Filipinos through his efforts in building public high schools in every barangay in the Philippines.

Sadikin, Ali

Indonesia’s energetic and determined leader, who transformed the overcrowded and chaotic city of Djakarta into a well-designed and managed, modern metropolis with a citizenry happy with their increased well-being and proud of their urban home.