Yu Xiaogang, receiving his award at the 2006 Goldman Prize ceremony.

Two Goldman Prize recipients honored with Asia’s most prestigious award

August 2, 2009

Ka Hsaw Wa (Burma, 1999) and Yu Xiaogang (China, 2006) are two of the six individuals awarded the 2009 Ramon Magsaysay Award, Asia’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize.

The award is given annually to bring to public attention the inspiring Asian leaders who are innovating and using their knowledge for the collective good. It is given in honor of former Phillipine President Ramon Magsaysay.

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