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Hidilyn Diaz gets P2M bonus from Duterte

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 11:31 PM August 11, 2016

OLYMPIC silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz will receive an additional P2 million aside from the P5 million cash incentive.

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President Rodrigo Duterte gave this bonus to Diaz when she paid a courtesy call on him in Davao City on Thursday night.

Duterte vowed to give Diaz an additional P2 million after he handed her a check worth P5 million, which was earlier pledged by the government.

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“It is with great pride that I present Hidilyn Diaz, a Zamboangueña. If we put just put in the discipline and a little help from the national government, we’d get miracles and surprises along the way,” he said in a televised courtesy meeting with Diaz.

Diaz was with her parents Eduardo and Emelita when they met with the President.

Diaz, who hails from Zamboanga, has ended the 20-year medal drought of the Philippines after she bagged the silver medal in weightlifting at the 2016 Rio Olympics in Brazil.

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