PH Grade School Math Team Wins Int'l Contest

With a 16-medal haul, the Philippine elementary mathematics team--mostly students from private schools in Metro Manila-- topped the primary division in the just-ended 2013 Bulgaria International Math Competition (BIMC), held June 30 to July 4 in the Black Sea city of Burgas, reports The young Filipino math wizards bagged three gold, four silver, four bronze and five merit medals in the annual competition. The teams from Vietnam and Thailand placed second and third overall.