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Senator Bato dela Rosa to prioritize death penalty, mandatory military service bills

Posted on Wednesday, 22 May 2019 10:42 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines – Newly proclaimed senator, Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa said he still couldn’t believe how his career progressed from being an ordinary policeman to being a lawmaker. “Hindi pa...

PNP, DND supports mandatory ROTC in grade 11 and 12

Posted on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 06:52 PM | No Comments
The Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Department of National Defense support the implementation of mandatory Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) training if it passes into law. According to PNP...

DND urges lawmakers to fast track reinstatement of ROTC in senior high school

Posted on Friday, 8 February 2019 11:15 AM | No Comments
The Department of National Defense welcomed the passage on second reading of the bill that seeks to reinstate the Reserve Officers Training Course (ROTC) in grades 11 and 12. Department...

Draft of a proposed law for ROTC is underway – Duterte

Posted on Monday, 24 April 2017 12:16 PM | No Comments
MANILA – When President Rodrigo Duterte Attended Palarong Pambansa 2017 in Antique, Aklan on Sunday, he explained to the youth the reason why he wants to bring back the Reserved...

AFP to recruit 14,000 new soldiers

Posted on Thursday, 2 March 2017 10:36 AM | No Comments
PHILIPPINES — In line with the intensified campaign of the government to fight terrorist groups such as the Abu Sayyaf and the New People’s Army (NPA), the Armed Forces of...

Parents supports revival of mandatory ROTC but fears possibility of abuse

Posted on Friday, 17 February 2017 08:26 AM | No Comments
PHILIPPINES — Some parents support the plan of President Rodrigo Duterte to include the mandatory Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) in school curriculums. They believe that this will help the...

Some Filipino youth react to proposed revival of mandatory ROTC program in college

Posted on Thursday, 4 August 2016 05:55 PM | No Comments
Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. or ROTC was made optional in 2002 after then President Gloria Arroyo abolished the mandatory ROTC because of irregularities and abuses and replaced it with the...