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2019 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees Announced

The Board of Trustees of the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation (RMAF) today announced that this year five individuals from South Korea, Myanmar, India, Thailand, and the Philippines will receive Asia’s premier prize, the Ramon Magsaysay Award. The 2019 Magsaysay Awardees are: Kim Jong-ki, from South Korea.  He is being recognized for “his quiet courage in […]

August 2, 2019

2018 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees Announced

In the 60th year of an annual tradition, the Board of Trustees of the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation (RMAF) today announced that for 2018 six individuals from Cambodia, East Timor, India, the Philippines, and Vietnam will receive Asia’s premier prize, the Ramon MagsaysayAward. The 2018 Magsaysay Awardees are: Youk Chhang, from Cambodia. He is being […]

July 26, 2018

The 59th Ramon Magsaysay Awards: CHAIRMAN’S MESSAGE

Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation Chairman Ramon R. del Rosario, Jr. delivers the Chairman’s Message during the 58th Ramon Magsaysay Awards Presentation Ceremonies held at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila on August 31, 2017.

September 14, 2017

RESPONSE: 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee PHILIPPINE EDUCATIONAL THEATER ASSOCIATION (PETA)

“With every play we put on stage that inspires young people to reflect, to ask questions, to give way to imagination, understanding, and insight, we see the possibility of a generation of Filipinos who could embrace the task of building a better future for our society.”RelatedPhilippine Educational Theater Association (Awardee) 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee PHILIPPINE […]

September 14, 2017

RESPONSE: 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee GETHSIE SHANMUGAM

“Whether working with children or adults, with individuals or groups, my 4 decades of experience has taught me that healing and transformation always starts with the person. For people who are in deep pain to begin to heal, it is essential for them to gain self-awareness and acceptance, which in turn shapes their capacity for […]

September 14, 2017

RESPONSE: 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee ABDON NABABAN

“When differing opinions or interests manifest into violent conflicts, when the misuse of religion causes more killings, when developing the economy means destroying the environment, standing here before you, I offer the values and spirit of indigenous peoples to tackle present-day problems of our society and the environment – inequality, crimes, climate change – in […]

September 14, 2017

RESPONSE: 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee TONY TAY

“I never thought that our work would grow so big. There were no big plans when we started. There are no big plans now. There are no big plans for the future. Just one plan: God’s plan.” RelatedTay, Tony (Awardee) 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee TONY TAY accepts Asia’s Premier Prize and Highest Honor. 

September 14, 2017

RESPONSE: 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee YOSHIAKI ISHIZAWA

“Our reason for insisting on rescuing Angkor Wat is because this would signify a call to the people to return to the peace that once characterized the Angkor period, as well as a call for them to rebuild their nation once more.” RelatedIshizawa, Yoshiaki (Awardee) 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee YOSHIAKI ISHIZAWA accepts Asia’s Premier Prize […]

September 14, 2017

RESPONSE: 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee LILIA DE LIMA

“The question most often asked is how I survived 4 presidents of different political persuasions and management styles. My answer is simple: Do your job with integrity and professionalism, and the bottomline will show it. It’s the best credential you can have and the only endorsement you will need.” RelatedDe Lima, Lilia (Awardee) 2017 Ramon […]

September 14, 2017