Sen Pia Cayetano Judge our clan based on perform

first_imgSen. Pia Cayetano: Judge our clan based on performance Pagasa: Rain expected as LPA enters PAR View comments MOST READ LATEST STORIES Dr. Simon Chua, president of the non-government Mathematics Trainers’ Guild-Philippines, was referring to an undisclosed number of young foreign mathematicians who competed in the recent 10th International Mathematics and Science Olympiad (IMSO), which the Philippines hosted last week.Aside from the host country, 12 other nations took part in this year’s IMSO: Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Kazakhstan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, India, Nepal, and Brunei Darussalam.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPalace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spikeChua, also head of the Philippine delegation, noted that “the contest participants, some of their trainers and other members of the various delegations chipped in a total of $7,800 (about P431,328) plus 53 boxes of assorted relief goods like rice, instant noodles, biscuits and fruit juices,” among others.–– ADVERTISEMENT ––“Dr. Sun Wen-hsien, head of the Taiwanese delegation, and Dr. Edwin Loo Jin from Malaysia donated $5,000 and $1,000, respectively. The team from Thailand gave P90,000 cash,” he told the Inquirer. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. What’s new in town: Eggplant parmigiana deep-dish pizza, tofu ‘kakigori,’ ‘kamias’-date sticky toffee pudding Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements PM Boris Johnson visits Belfast as Brexit woes hurt UK economy SMC bags Bulacan airport project PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension THEY did not only come to Manila to win medals.Apparently touched by the suffering of the victims of supertyphoon Yolanda in Eastern Visayas, they brought with them relief goods intended for the disaster victims.ADVERTISEMENT According to Chua, “the cash and material donations were turned over to Taguig City Mayor Lani Cayetano, who in turn, will forward them to the Department of Social Welfare and Development.”MORE STORIESnewsinfo‘Aquaman’ Jason Momoa visits protesters blocking new Hawaii telescopenewsinfoCourt: Non-native Guam residents can vote on status with USnewsinfoAngkas says sorry for tweet likening service to sexMORE STORIESnewsinfo‘Aquaman’ Jason Momoa visits protesters blocking new Hawaii telescopenewsinfoCourt: Non-native Guam residents can vote on status with USnewsinfoAngkas says sorry for tweet likening service to sexThe Taguig City government and Inquirer.net were among the sponsors of this year’s IMSO.In the contest, the Philippines won a total of 62 medals, 33 of them in the math category, which was topped by Thailand.The country’s young math wizards placed second overall with three golds, courtesy of John Henry Marquez from the University of the Philippines Integrated School in Quezon City and Stefan Marcus Ong and Steven Reyes, both from St. Jude Catholic School in Manila.The Thais bagged three golds more than their Filipino counterparts.ADVERTISEMENT An adobo upgrade: Add rosemary Pagasa: Rain expected as LPA enters PAR Singapore, Indonesia and Sri Lanka placed third, fourth and fifth, respectively in the same category.Thailand also placed first in the Science category, followed by Singapore, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, and the Philippines. The teams from South Korea, Vietnam and Hong Kong failed to show up for still undisclosed reasons, said the IMSO local organizing committee.It was the second time the Philippines hosted the annual competition. The first was in 2011 in Naga City.Next year’s IMSO will be held in Bali, Indonesia. /INQUIRERRead Nextlast_img read more