By Kate Pedroso
For providing children with their “first really fun reading experience,” the Inquirer Read-Along program received the silver award of the World Young Reader Prize on Monday, the first day of the Youth Engagement Summit held here by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-Ifra).
Ordinary people have the power to exact transparency and accountability from their public servants.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently bagged the MY World Outreach Award for Asia-Pacific and Oceania in recognition of its efforts in promoting MY World by letting the “voices” of the “poorest of the poor” conditional cash transfer (CCT) beneficiaries be heard.
Afghanistan’s first and only female governor and a humanitarian worker from Burma’s (Myanmar) Kachin minority are among this year’s recipients of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards, often regarded as Asia’s version of the Nobel Prize.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
For the country’s efforts at rebuilding its tourism economy and everything else that was ravaged by Typhoon “Pablo” (international name: Bopha) in December 2012, the Philippines won the New Frontiers Award at this year’s Arabian Travel Market (ATM), the Middle East’s premier travel and tourism exhibition.
By Cathy C. Yamsuan
Outgoing Sen. Edgardo J. Angara was conferred the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun by Emperor Akihito in Tokyo on Thursday, making him the third Filipino to be given what is said to be the highest distinction given by the Japanese government to an individual.
By Fat Reyes
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday said a Chinese paper recently awarded the Philippines as the Most Romantic Destination.
By Matikas Santos
Six of Asia’s best, including Filipino scientist Dr. Romulo Davide, were formally honored with the Ramon Magsaysay Award, Asia’s Nobel Prize, during ceremonies Friday afternoon.
By Jerome Aning
Five distinguished Asians who won this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Awards arrived in Manila on Sunday ahead of the awarding ceremonies on Friday at the Philippine International Convention Center.
By Matikas Santos
Creative and innovative Filipino artists are being called to join in the Sixth International Manga Awards, the Embassy of Japan announced Thursday.
By Frances Mangosing
INQUIRER.net, the online arm of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, has been chosen as one of 10 recipients of the 2011 Torch Bearer Awards for its pioneering role in online media, the Philippine American Press Club (PAPC) said.
By Tarra Quismundo
For promoting environmental education among children with special needs, a Filipino student won the Bayer Young Environmental Leader Award Thursday night here (early Friday in Manila) along with three other young environmentalists from around the world.