To mark its 20th anniversary in 2019, Channel NewsAsia will celebrate 20 individuals in Asia, whose imagination, talents and efforts have uplifted their communities and beyond. These are people who have seen a situation that they want to improve and have committed to the necessary actions to do so. These individuals come from diverse backgrounds and work in diverse fields, affecting diverse groups. But what unifies them is the enterprising spirit, the innovative streak and the selfless trait, that is evident of a thriving and booming Asian region.
In the Philippines, Leandro Leviste is changing the energy landscape of his country. In Vietnam, Cricket One is coming up with an alternative protein to ensure food security.