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  • Awardee Abdul Sattar Edhi passes away

          The Board of Trustees, Ramon Magsaysay Laureates and Officers and staff of the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation express deep sadness for the passing away of Abdul Sattar Edhi last Friday, 8 July 2016.   Abdul Sattar Edhi is a prominent Pakistani philanthropist and humanitarian. Together with Bilquis Eddlo Edhi, they received the Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Public Service…

  • Awardee updates for 2016

    News and Updates on the magsaysay awardees (period covering November 2015 to April 2016)         *Source: Various internet websites and email from Awardees   Download the Awardee Updates here

  • Awardee Jovito R. Salonga passes away

        The Board of Trustees, Ramon Magsaysay Laureates and Officers and staff of the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation express deep sadness for the passing away of former Senator Jovito R. Salonga last Thursday March 10, 2016. Senator Jovito R. Salonga, served as the country’s 14th Senate president upon the restoration of the Philippine Senate in 1987. He was 2007 Ramon Magsaysay…

  • Awardee updates for 2015

    NEWS AND UPDATES ON THE MAGSAYSAY AWARDEES (period covering July to October 2015) *Source: Various internet websites and email from Awardees       Download the Awardee Updates here      

  • The 57th Ramon Magsaysay Awards Festival Month: Stoking fresh hopes for a better Asia!

    NEWS RELEASE 1 October 2015   The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation (RMAF), led by its 11-member Board of Trustees  and RMAF President Carmencita T. Abella, successfully organized the six-week 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Awards Festival from July 30 to September 3, 2015 in Manila, Philippines. The Magsaysay Award festival, highlighted by a week-long series of events from August 27-September 2nd,…

  • 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees Announced

    29 July 2015 PRESS RELEASE     The Board of Trustees of the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation (RMAF) today announced that this year five individuals from India, Laos, Myanmar, and the Philippines will receive Asia’s premier prize, the Ramon Magsaysay Award. The 2015 Magsaysay Awardees are: Kommaly Chanthavong, from Laos.  She is being recognized for “her fearless, indomitable…

  • "Hope and Inspiration from Asia's new heroes"

    The 57th Ramon Magsaysay Award Presentation Ceremonies We invite everyone to join us in celebrating Greatness of Spirit and Transformative Leadership. Come to the 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Award Presentation Ceremonies. August 31, 2015 | 4:30-6:00 PM Cultural Center of the Philippines This event is open to the public.   Watch here

  • The Ramon Magsaysay Festival Month

    Celebrate Greatness of Spirit with us and get access to everything you need to know about the 2015 Ramon Magsaysay Awards check out the Ramon Magsaysay Awards Activities                                          

  • RAMON MAGSAYSAY AWARDEE, HARISH HANDE, "Challenges and Potentials of Solar Energy for Poor Communities"

    PRESS RELEASE   June 22, 2015               Harish Hande, Indian Magsaysay Awardee in 2011 visits the Philippines anew for a dialogue with the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation, Solar Energy Foundation of Jimmy Ayala, Peace and Equity Foundation of Benjamin Abadiano, One Renewable Energy Inc. of Erel Narida, Life Project for Youth of…

  • RAMON MAGSAYSAY AWARDEE IS TOP UP ALUMNUS OF 2015

    PRESS RELEASE June 4, 2015   Ramon Magsaysay (RM) Awardee and National Scientist Ernesto O. Domingo is this year’s Most Distinguished Alumnus of the University of the Philippines. The University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA) will confer the award on June 20 at the UP general alumni homecoming at the Luciano E. Salazar Hall of Ang Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman campus. The 2013…

  • Ramon Magsaysay Awardee Randy Halasan Conferred Doctorate of Pedagogy by the University of Cordilleras

    PRESS RELEASE May 26, 2015 2014 Ramon Magsaysay Awardee for Emerging Leadership Randy Halasan was the guest of honor and speaker in the 69th commencement exercises of the University of the Cordilleras. He was conferred a Doctorate for Pedagogy by the school through the university President Mr. Ramon Cercado and board of trustees Chair Jesus Benjamin Salvosa. Our very own RMAF President Carmencita…

  • A MAGSAYSAY LAUREATE WINS THE SIWI 2015 STOCKHOLM WATER PRIZE

    PRESS RELEASE April 16, 2015   Indian Magsaysay laureate, Rajendra Singh wins the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize for his endless dedication to rehabilitate rural India’s degraded habitats and bring dormant rivers back to life. He will be awarded on August 26 at a Royal Award Ceremony during the 2015 World Water Week in Stockholm. It can be recalled that Singh received the Ramon Magsaysay Award…