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Filipino students win 11 awards in world math contest in Hong Kong

Jul 19, 2019 - 1:38 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Philippine team, composed of 8 Grade 5 students, bag awards at the 22nd Po Leung Kuk Primary Mathematics World Contest held in Hong Kong

TEAM PHILIPPINES. Filipino students students win 11 medals and a trophy at the 22nd Po Leung Kuk Primary Mathematics World Contest in Hong Kong. Photo from Mathematics Trainers Guild-Philippines

Wreckage of trainer aircraft found off Mindoro Strait

May 20, 2019 - 5:30 PM

But the Filipino pilot and the Saudi Arabian student pilot remain missing

Filipino students win 10 medals in Vietnam math contest

Apr 07, 2019 - 3:24 PM

The Mathematics Trainers' Guild Philippines sends 8 high school students to the 16th Hanoi Open Mathematics Challenge

FILIPINO PRIDE. Triumphant Team Philippines members hold the Philippine flag as they pose for a photo at the competition. Photo courtesy of Mathematics Trainers Guild Philippines

Filipino math, science medalists feted with Student Excellence Award

Mar 16, 2019 - 2:29 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Student Excellence Award pays tribute to young Filipinos who brought honor to the country

Students display their Student Excellence Award medals at the ceremony together with Flordelita Male of DepEd-National Capital Region, former senator Alan Peter Cayetano and MTG president Dr. Isidro Aguilar. (Photo by MTG)

Trainers can now battle one another in 'Pokémon Go'

Dec 14, 2018 - 5:28 PM

'Pokémon Go' players can now engage in player-versus-player action by joining Trainer Battle Leagues

TRAINER BATTLES ARE LIVE! Pokemon Go gets player-versus-player action with Trainer Battle Leagues! Image from Pokemon Go website.

Ateneo graduate student wins as new PH sudoku grandmaster

Nov 25, 2018 - 4:46 PM

PRESS RELEASE: A masteral student at Ateneo de Manila University is crowned as the new Philippine sudoku grandmaster.

New Sudoku Grandmaster Kaye Janelle Yao (fifth from left) with the other winners in the category of the 13th Philippine Sudoku Super Challenge (PSSC) national finals held on November 24 at SM City Sta. Mesa. Photo courtesy of MTG

Philippines blocks entry of suspected ISIS trainer

Oct 01, 2018 - 11:40 AM

Suspected Islamic State trainer Naeem Hussain, a 36-year-old Pakistani, makes a second failed attempt to enter the Philippines this year

INTERCEPTED. A suspected ISIS trainer is booked on a flight out of the Philippines after he is intercepted at the Clark International Airport in Pampanga. File photo from Clark International Airport website

UP Rural student achieves 3-peat in Philippine Sudoku finals

Jan 29, 2018 - 9:26 AM

Candice Renee Beatrice Solidarios edges out other contestants to become champion in the Grand Master category of the 12th Philippine Sudoku Super Challenge

PH, Thailand emerge as overall champions in 2017 Int’l Teenagers Math Olympiad

Nov 22, 2017 - 3:51 PM

PRESS RELEASE: About 500 contestants and coaches from 16 countries joined this year’s contest

Team Philippines tops Singapore International Math Contest with 245 medals

Aug 08, 2017 - 11:39 AM

China placed second while Thailand is third

MULTI-AWARDED. Some of the country’s 33 gold medalists being awarded at the 13th International Mathematics Contest in Singapore. Photo by MTG/Henry Castro

Filipino students bag 52 medals, awards in India math contest

Aug 03, 2017 - 4:15 PM

Here s the complete list of individual team and group contest winners from the Philippines

The country's elementary (left) and high school teams display the Philippine flag and their awards at the India International Mathematics Competition awarding ceremony. Photo by MTG

Pinoy math aces bag 4 awards in Hong Kong

Jul 20, 2017 - 11:37 AM

Alvann Walter Paredes Dy of St Jude Catholic School won the country’s silver medal at the 20th Po Leung Kuk Primary Mathematics World Contest

PH TEAM. Members of the Philippine team together with their coaches at the PMWC awarding ceremony in Hong Kong. Photo by MTG

Pinoy kids bag 4 medals at 21st Junior Balkan Math Olympiad

Jun 30, 2017 - 9:55 AM

Filipino high school students bagged two silvers and two bronze medals

PH Air Force now has 8 FA-50 fighter jets

Mar 29, 2017 - 1:12 PM

Four more FA 50s are expected to arrive in the next months

4TH BATCH. The Philippine Air Force formally receive 2 more FA-50 lead in fighter trainers it acquired from South Korea. DPC Photo

12th Philippine Sudoku Super Challenge launched

Mar 23, 2017 - 1:44 PM

More than P250 000 in cash prizes await winners

Millie Dizon (2nd from right), SM senior vice president for marketing and communications, and MTG president Dr. Isidro Aguilar (2nd from left) shake hands after signing an agreement to launch this year’s 12th Philippine Sudoku Super Challenge and Family Math Quest together with Dr. Simon Chua (extreme right) and Myrna Agtarap (extreme left). Photo by MTG

WATCH: Philippine Air Force now has 6 fighter jets

Feb 22, 2017 - 3:44 PM

Two brand new FA 50 jets of the Philippine Air Force arrive on Wednesday February 22

Trainer banned over Blackwell sparring session

Jan 14, 2017 - 1:47 PM

Liam Wilkins license has been taken away from him for allowing an unauthorized sparring session last November which resulted in Nick Blackwell getting hospitalized

RECOVERING. Former British middleweight champion Nick Blackwell is still recovering after an unauthorized sparring session that hospitalized him. Photo from Blackwell's Facebook page

PH kids win 42 awards in Chiang Mai math contest

Aug 24, 2016 - 3:33 PM

Filipino students bring home 42 medals and awards from an international math contest held in Thailand

WINNERS. Filipino contestants together with their coaches display their medals at the 2016 Thailand International Mathematics Competition (TIMC) in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Photo courtesy of Felipe Jr. Lim

Nonito Donaire splits with father as head trainer

Aug 22, 2016 - 5:02 PM

The Filipino Flash and his father split once again but this time on better terms

NEW TRAINER. Nonito Donaire Jr (C) will no longer be trained by his father (L) after the father resigned to return home to the Bay Area. File photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Filipino math wizards bag 4 medals in China tilt

Aug 21, 2016 - 3:29 PM

The Philippine team composed of 4 students bags 2 gold and 2 silver medals at the 2016 China Western Mathematical Invitational CWMI contest

PH teams reap medals in 2 China math Olympiads

Aug 16, 2016 - 2:24 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Philippine teams reap medals at two of the toughest math contests in China

WINNERS. The Philippine teams at the 15th China Girls Mathematical Olympiad (top) and China Southeast Mathematical Olympiad (bottom). Photos courtesy of MTG

Philippines tops Singapore math contest

Aug 04, 2016 - 2:48 PM

Philippine students reap over 200 medals at the International Mathematics Contest in Singapore edging out competitors from 12 other countries and territories

MEDALISTS. Gold medalists and grade level champions Julian Raymund Yu (seated left) of British School Manila and Jarrett Ian Lim of the Philippine Academy of Sakya (seated right) with Philippine team officials at the 12th International Mathematics Contest (IMC) in Singapore. Photo courtesy of Anthony Hejie Suralta

PH students bring home 9 awards from HK world math contest

Jul 18, 2016 - 3:28 PM

Twelve year old Raphael Dalida wins a gold medal after getting a perfect score in the contest s individual round

WINNERS. Filipino contestants show their medals and trophies at the awarding ceremony of the 19th Po Leung Kuk Primary Mathematics World Contest in Hong Kong. Photo by MTG Philippines

Radio show appearance brought Bradley, Atlas together

Apr 08, 2016 - 2:06 PM

Teddy Atlas thought his days as a trainer were behind him until Timothy Bradley Jr coaxed back into the gym

Teddy Atlas and Timothy Bradley Jr have found a special rapport in their short time together. File photo by Chris Farina - Top Rank

Freddie Roach dismisses Teddy Atlas’ impact on third fight

Apr 07, 2016 - 12:16 AM

Roach isn t convinced a new trainer can produce a new result in the third fight between Pacquiao and Bradley

CORNER TALK. Freddie Roach and Manny Pacquiao have been together since 2001, while Timothy Bradley and trainer Teddy Atlas only began working together last year. File photo by Kena Betancur/AFP

Teddy Atlas unleashed: The 5 best corner speeches by Timothy Bradley's trainer

Apr 05, 2016 - 9:52 AM

Teddy Atlas motivational speeches might be one of the best reasons to watch Pacquiao vs Bradley 3

CORNER GENERAL. Teddy Atlas' brand of emotionally charged corner speeches bring out the best in his fighters - and make for excellent theater. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

Bradley’s former trainer favors Pacquiao to win third fight

Mar 28, 2016 - 4:41 PM

The statistics of boxing and logic tells us that if Bradley fought Pacquiao 10 times he would not win Pacquiao has already figured him out says Joel Diaz

RUBBER MATCH. Manny Pacquiao is favored by most to win his third fight with Timothy Bradley Jr. Photo by Wendell Alinea/Rappler

Marquez’s trainer sees Pacquiao beating Bradley again

Feb 04, 2016 - 3:00 PM

The Boxing Hall of Famer doesn t think Bradley s new trainer will make for a new fighter in their third meeting

Nacho Beristain, whose fighter Juan Manuel Marquez lost to Tim Bradley and has a 1-2-1 record against Manny Pacquiao, sees Pacquiao winning his third fight against Bradley. File photo by John Gurzinski/AFP

Filipino math wizards win 26 medals, awards in Malaysia tilt

Dec 16, 2015 - 11:47 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Philippine students win at the International Teenagers Mathematical Olympiad 2015 in Malaysia

WINNERS. Filipino math wizards proudly display the Philippine flag and the medals they won together with their coaches at the awarding ceremony of the International Teenagers' Mathematical Olympiad 2015 in Malaysia. Photo courtesy of MTG

IN PHOTOS: Aquino leads turnover of brand-new fighter jets

Dec 06, 2015 - 8:57 PM

The assets are assigned to the Air Defense Wing the unit of the Philippine Air Force responsible for territorial defense

CEREMONIAL POURING OF THE CHAMPAGNE. President Benigno Aquino III leads the turn over and blessing ceremonies for the newly arrived FA-50 fighter jets. All photos by the Philippine Air Force.

PH tops international math contest

Oct 31, 2015 - 9:06 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Filipino kids win 53 medals and trophies in the competition

WINNERS: The medalists from the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia (top) and champion Philippine Junior Team A (bottom) Jonathan Conrad Yu, Andrhea Angelina San Gabriel, Ryan Jericho Sy  and Fedrick Lance Lim with Dr. Isidro Aguilar, DepEd-Manila Division Superintendent Priscilla de Sagun, Dr. Archieval Rodriguez and Dr. Eduardo dela Cruz, dean of the Arellano University School of Education. Photo by MTG

PH students win 27 medals in China math contests

Aug 15, 2015 - 3:12 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The young Filipino delegations take home a total of 3 gold 2 silver and 22 bronze medals

WINNERS. The Philippine teams at the China Girls Mathematical Olympiad (top) and the 2015 World Mathematics Invitational in Guilin, China. Photos by MTG and MathDAP

PH kids win 138 medals in Hong Kong math challenge

Aug 13, 2015 - 4:34 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Filipino students win 12 gold 37 silver and 89 bronze medals in the International Mathematics Wizard Challenge in Hong Kong

WINNERS. Philippine students reap medals at the International Mathematics Wizard Challenge in Hong Kong from August 9-12, 2015. Photo courtesy of MTG

PH team wins 69 medals in China math olympiad

Aug 08, 2015 - 3:09 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Philippine whiz kids win 7 gold 24 silver and 38 bronze medals at the 2015 China Primary Math Olympiad

PH TEAM. The Philippine delegation at the 2015 China Primary Math Olympiad. Photo courtesy of MTG

PH whiz kids win in 2 int'l math contests in China

Aug 04, 2015 - 10:17 AM

PRESS RELEASE: Philippine students pull off winning performances at the 12th China Southeast Mathematical Olympiad CMSO and the 2015 China International Mathematics Competition CIMC

WINNERS. Young Philippine math wizards win in two international math competitions in China. Photo courtesy of MTG

Creating a culture of character in organizations

Jul 04, 2015 - 6:30 PM

Character is the ability to do the necessary hard things Wake up when you don’t want to wake up Work when you don’t want to work Give when you don’t want’ to give

CULTURE OF CHARACTER. Officials of Salt & Light Ventures share how character can be molded and measured in the workplace. All photos by Shadz Loresco

KO of Mayweather not part of Pacquiao’s game plan

May 01, 2015 - 5:06 AM

Trainer Freddie Roach says the game plan is to outscore Floyd Mayweather Jr by decision while Floyd Mayweather Sr expresses confidence the fight will end quickly

NO KO. Freddie Roach says knocking out Floyd Mayweather Jr on the megafight on May 2 is not the game plan. Photo from Top Rank

Roach to lock down Wild Card for Pacquiao camp

Mar 02, 2015 - 10:28 PM

Security will be tight where the Filipino boxer will train to ensure the game plan remains secret

NO CAMERA ZONE. Freddie Roach says the Wild Card Gym will be locked down for Manny Pacquiao's training camp. Photo by Joe Klamar/AFP

Roach: Mayweather training with his dad is advantage for us

Mar 02, 2015 - 9:55 PM

Manny Pacquiao’s trainer says the opponent’s uncle Roger whom the boxer got rid of is ‘the better fighter the better trainer

WELCOME CHALLENGE. Manny Pacquiao's trainer Freddie Roach says it's a good thing Floyd Mayweather Jr. brought his dad back into his corner - for Pacquiao

Ateneo student bags PH Sudoku champ title

Feb 03, 2015 - 2:13 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Kaye Janelle Yao a 17 year old student of Applied Mathematics Major in Mathematical Finance at Ateneo tops the Grand Master division for college students and professionals

PH overall champion in Indonesian math contest

Dec 30, 2014 - 3:46 PM

PRESS RELEASE: All 8 delegates from the Philippines won medals and awards in the 1st Challenge for Future Mathematicians 2014 held in Bogor from December 26 to 29

WINNERS. The Philippine team at the awarding ceremony of the 1st Challenge for Future Mathematicians 2014 in Bogor, Indonesia. They are team leader Elmer Apistar, Aiman Andrei Kue, Dominic Lawrence Bermudez, Maxinne Louise Dominique Co, Naomi Anne King, Immanuel Josiah Balete, Steven Reyes, Jose Lorenzo Abad, Vanessa Ryanne Julio and team leader Renard Eric Chua. Photo courtesy of MTG

PH overall champion in India math contest

Dec 09, 2014 - 1:08 PM

PRESS RELEASE: All 18 Philippine delegates win in the 6th International Young Mathematicians’ Convention IYMC in Lucknow India

WINNERS. The Philippine team members with their coaches show the medals they won in the India math contest. Photo by MTG

Filipino math wizards reap medals in India math contest

Oct 23, 2014 - 9:48 AM

Young Filipinos shine in an international math tilt that drew over 200 participants from 11 countries

WINNERS. The Filipino medalists with delegation head Dr. Simon Chua (middle, back row) at Lucknow airport their flight  to Manila. Photo from MTG

Young Pinays shine in China math Olympiad

Aug 16, 2014 - 7:00 AM

The 4 member Philippine team reap awards at the 13th China Girls Mathematical Olympiad where they competed against 37 other teams from around the world

PH 2nd overall in Singapore math contest

Aug 05, 2014 - 4:13 PM

The Philippine team brings home a total medal haul of 155 medals from an international competition that drew over 1 000 participants

Pinoy math whiz bags PH's first gold medal in China olympiad

Aug 02, 2014 - 3:02 PM

Adrian Reginald Sy of St Jude Catholic School wins a gold medal in the 11th China Southeast Mathematical Olympiad

MATH WIZARDS. The Philippine team in the 11th China Southeast Mathematical Olympiad. From left: team leader James Kelvin Martin, Gen Mark Tanno, Andrew Lawrence Sy, Adrian Reginald Sy, Harvey Uy, and Raymond Joseph Fadri. Photo from Mathematics Trainers Guild Philippines

Filipino students bag awards in HK math tilt

Jul 20, 2014 - 2:47 PM

The students won 15 awards in the 17th Po Leung Kuk Primary Mathematics World Contest in Hong Kong

Ateneo student wins Philippine Sudoku Super Challenge

Feb 03, 2014 - 9:06 PM

Chan defeats 37 other contestants to win the Grandmaster Division trophy

SUDOKU GRANDMASTER. Alvin Ian Chan takes home the trophy for Philippine Sudoku Super Challenge grand finals

Sideline supporters

Apr 26, 2013 - 8:06 AM

Coaches and trainers are the unsung heroes of Palaro returning year after year with each generation of new athletes

TIMELESS TEACHERS. Coaches and trainers return year after year to coach new Palaro athletes. Photo by Adrian Portugal

Khan replaces Roach with new trainer

Oct 02, 2012 - 10:45 AM

Britain s Amir Khan has named Virgil Hunter to replace Freddie Roach as his new trainer and plans to meet unbeaten American fighter Carlos Molina in his next bout