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Unforgettable: More than a million mourners turned up for Ninoy Aquino’s funeral
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Unforgettable: More than a million mourners turned up for Ninoy Aquino’s funeral

Editor’s Note: Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr.’s assassination upon arriving at the motherland from the United States on Aug. 21, 1983, drew widespread outrage that fanned the slow burn over the excesses of the dictatorship. These dramatic black and white photos of Ninoy Aquino’s funeral cortège were taken by the freelance photojournalist Alberto “Bullit” Marquez, who...

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2022 Magsaysay Awards: To make the world a better place

Making the world a better place is a never-ending task. Just as every generation experiences a need, there will always be people who see that need and commit themselves to filling it. This was the sense conveyed by the Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation (RMAF) during the online program announcing the 2022 winners of the prestigious...

Ramon Magsaysay awardees exemplify ‘greatness of spirit’
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Ramon Magsaysay awardees exemplify ‘greatness of spirit’

This year’s recipients of the 64th Ramon Magsaysay Awards, who “personify the best of Asia and the best of humanity” will be announced on Aug. 31, the birth anniversary of the late Philippine president after which Asia’s premier prize and highest honor is named. “Since 1958, the … [A]ward has been conferred on great men...