Here are the awardees of People Asia magazine’s “People of the Year 2008” that was held Thursday, January 15 at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila.
Former President Corazon Aquino as special awardee
Vice President Noli de Castro
Sen. Manny Villar
US Ambassador to Manila Kristie Kenney
Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay
Go Negosyoâ€™s Joey Concepcion
Megastar Sharon Cuneta
Philippine National Red Cross governor Rosa Rosal
Century Properties Group head and Special Envoy to China Joey Antonio
Kuok Group-Philippines CEO Andy Bautista
Social worker Dominique Lemay
Fashion designer and social entrepreneur Rajo Laurel
International singing sensation Charice Pempengco
The event was hosted by Johnny Litton and Champagne Morales.
The awards is a brainchild of the late STAR and People Asia publisher Max Soliven five years ago and has since become a much anticipated event at the start of every new year.