Filipino Students Bag 216 Medals to Win Top Spot in Asian Math Tilt

The Philippine team, composed mostly of students from Metro Manila schools, beat Asian mathematics powerhouses China and Taiwan to emerge as overall champion in the 2015 Singapore International Math Competition (SIMC) held in the Lion City. The young Filipino numbers aces from public and private elementary and secondary schools nationwide bagged a total of 216 medals: 31 golds, 60 silvers and 125 bronze medals, to top the 12-nation contest, reports