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Japanese scholar receives prestigious 2017 Magsaysay Award for his work in Cambodia - The Japan Times

MANILA – Japan's Yoshiaki Ishizawa on Thursday received the Ramon Magsaysay Award, one of Asia's highest honors, with a vow to carry on his advocacy for cultural heritage preservation and promotion. Ishizawa, 79, a former president of Sophia University ...and more »

Winners of the 2017 Magsaysay Award announced in Manila - South China Morning Post

The recipients of this year's prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award, an honour regarded as Asia's Nobel Prize have been announced. The award went to Japan's Yoshiaki Ishizawa, Abdon Nababan of Indonesia, Gethsie Shanmugam of Sri Lanka, Tony Tay of ...and more »

Ex-PEZA chief leads Ramon Magsaysay awardees - The Manila Times

Lilia de Lima, who headed the Philippine Economic Zone Authority for 21 years, led five other recipients of the Ramon Magsaysay Award on Thursday at the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Pasay City. The other awardees were Yoshiaki Ishizawa of ...and more »

'Hatred and divisiveness will not be the ethos of our time' – Robredo - Rappler

HOPE. Vice President Leni Robredo delivers the keynote speech during the presentation ceremonies for the recipients of the 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Awards. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler. MANILA, Philippines – Vice President Leni Robredo said people must ...and more »

Indigenous peoples' 'humane, sustainable' ways lead to peace – Magsaysay Awardee Abdon Nababan - Rappler

Indonesia's Abdon Nababan asks: 'Where do we come from? What values, what spirit can we offer our society and our earth?' Abdon Nababan. Published 9:00 AM, September 01, 2017. Updated 5:32 PM, September 01, 2017. VOICE OF THE IP. Indonesian Abdon ...and more »

Theater can 'draw out the creative power of ordinary folk' – Magsaysay Awardee PETA - Rappler

PEOPLE'S THEATER. PETA president Cecilia Garrucho smiles as she holds their Ramon Magsaysay award. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler. The 6 recipients of the prestigious 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Awards were officially recognized during their presentation ...and more »

5 persons, 1 organization honored at 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Award - Inquirer.net

as Asia's Nobel Prize. The Peta board of trustees (right photo) led by founder Cecile Guidote-Alvarez (third from left) celebrates the theater group's 50th anniversary. PHOTO FROM PETA'S FB PAGE. Update (This version corrects earlier headline which ...and more »

Work in gov't with 'absolute honesty and utmost service' – Magsaysay Awardee Lilia de Lima - Rappler

DEDICATED LEADER. Ex-PEZA director-general Lilia de Lima holds her plaque as one of the 2017 Ramon Magsaysay awardees. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler. The 6 recipients of the prestigious 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Awards were officially recognized during their ...and more »

Leni praises Asian heroes - Inquirer.net

RM AWARDEES Vice President Leni Robredo (fourth, from left), guest speaker during the Ramon Magsaysay Awards ceremony last night, and Ramon del Rosario of the RM board of trustees pose with this year's winners: Philippine Educational Theater ...and more »

'Rescuing Angkor Wat a call to return to peace' – Magsaysay Awardee Yoshiaki Ishizawa - Rappler

HERITAGE PROTECTOR. Yoshiaki Ishizawa delivers his response speech during the 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Awards Presentation Ceremonies. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler. The 6 recipients of the prestigious 2017 Ramon Magsaysay Awards were officially recognized ...and more »