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Inquirer’s Ambeth Ocampo bags 2016 Fukuoka’s Academic Prize

/ 11:05 PM May 30, 2016
PHILIPPINE Daily Inquirer columnist and historian Ambeth R. Ocampo RYAN LIM/MALACAÑANG FILE PHOTO BUREAU RYAN LIM/MALACAÑANG FILE PHOTO BUREAU

PHILIPPINE Daily Inquirer columnist and historian Ambeth R. Ocampo    RYAN LIM/MALACAÑANG FILE PHOTO BUREAU

PHILIPPINE Daily Inquirer columnist and historian Ambeth R. Ocampo has won the 2016 Fukuoka Prize for the academic category, the prize committee announced on Monday.

Ocampo won the Academic Prize for his outstanding work that contributed to academic, cultural and social progress in the Philippines.

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The other laureates of the Fukuoka Prize 2016 were India’s A.R. Rahman for the grand prize category and Pakistan’s Yasmeen Lari for the architecture category.

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