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Journalists among Ramon Magsaysay Awards recipients

MANILA (UCAN): A musician, two journalists, a human rights worker, and a father who lost his son to suicide are this year’s winners of the Ramon Magsaysay Award—dubbed Asia’s Nobel Prize. The winners were chosen from among candidates known to advance causes aimed at improving lives and transforming societies in Asia. 
 
Journalists Ko Swe Win, editor of Myanmar Now, and Ravish Kumar, executive director of India’s New Delhi Television Network (NDTV) were among those to be honoured this year.

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Peace advocate and social worker among winners of Ramon Magsaysay Awards

MANILA (UCAN): A Catholic lay worker in Timor-Leste, a psychiatrist in India, a peace advocate in the Philippines and a social worker in Vietnam are among this year’s winners of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award.
 
Carmencita Abella, president of the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation, said this year’s winners have been key in advancing causes to improve lives and transform societies across Asia. 
 

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