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PHILIPPINES - ASIA
Asian Nobels for 2012 reward sustainable development
The names of Ramon Magsaysay awardees have been announced. The environment and poverty are the main themes. Winners come from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Philippines and Taiwan. Working with commitment, competence and collaborative leadership can transform the lives of millions. The award ceremony is set for 31 August in Manila.
04/08/2009 PHILIPPINES - ASIA
Asian Nobel of 2009, environmental and human rights activists awarded
They come from Thailand, India, Philippines, Myanmar and China, the Winners of the 2009 Ramon Magsaysay Award, in memory of former Philippine president. They are "true Asian heroes" because they do not surrender in front of "pressure and adversity."
01/08/2006 PHILIPPINES - ASIA
Winners of Magsaysay, "Asian Nobel prize", announced
The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation has announced the names of six winners: a doctor, retired editor and human rights activist shine out.
31/07/2014 PHILIPPINES - ASIA
Two Chinese activists and Pakistani Foundation among “Asian Nobel” winners
The Foundation, which assigns the Magsaysay Award, the most famous of the continent, has announced the 2014 winners: a Chinese journalist who challenges abuse of power, an environmental activist and a group of industrialists who promote women’s education in Pakistan. An Indonesian anthropologist, the director of the National Museum of Afghanistan and a Filipino teacher who works with the tribals also awarded.
30/08/2004 PHILIPPINES - INDIA - PAKISTAN
Indian and Pakistani peace activists awarded Asia's Noble Prize
Asia's 'Nobel' Prize goes to Shakti Samuha, which fights human trafficking
Created by former sex slaves, the Nepali group is one of five recipients of the Philippines' 'Ramon Magsaysay Award'. The 15 founding women today work to save other victims of prostitution. "I cannot express in words the extent of exploitation, abuse and torture trafficked girls face in the brothels of India, China and the Arab world," said one of them.
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