Rowena Guanzon to Help “Kakampink” Students Forced to ROTC

Rowena Guanzon Offers Help to “Kakampink” Students Being Forced to Do ROTC Former Commission on Election (Comelec) commissioner Rowena Guanzon offers help to “Kakampink” students when forced to do Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program. The term “Kakampink” was coined by fans of former Vice President and presidential candidate Leni Robredo. “Kakampink” is claimed to … Read more

Foreigners, PWDs Also Included in Mandatory ROTC – Sen Bato

Sen Bato Dela Rosa Includes Foreigners, PWDs in Mandatory ROTC Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa said that Foreigners and Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) will be included in the mandatory Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC). If foreign students are included in the proposed required military training, the Senator sees no legal issues. He stated that they … Read more

“Tambay” Youths are Not Exempted in Miltary Training– Senator Bato

Senator Bato Dela Rosa Says Tambay Youths Will Also Undergo Military Training Senator Ronald “Bato” Dela Rosa said that “tambay” or out-of-school youths will also undergo military training similar to Reserved Officers Training Corps (ROTC). According to the senator, truant or non-schooling youths can likewise train under the Philippine Reservist Act. According to the act, … Read more

Student Leaders Claimed ROTC is “Waste of taxpayer’s money”

Student Leaders Claimed that ROTC is Finacial Burden to Students, Parents The Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) is only a burden and additional cost to students and parents, according to student leaders. Many student leaders from universities in the Philippines spoke out against the proposal to reinstate ROTC as a requirement in schools. The ROTC will increase … Read more

Student Leader Calls Mandatory Military Service as Abusive Program

Student Leader Opposes Sara Duterte’s Mandatory Military Service Called it Abusive A student leader opposed vice presidential aspirant Sara Duterte’s push of mandatory military service for youths and called it an abusive program. Jonas Abadilla, head of the UP Diliman University Student Council, expresses his opposition to youngsters who have reached the age of 18 … Read more

Walden Bello Reacts to “Mandatory ROTC” Stand of Sara Duterte

Walden Bello Slams Plan of Sara Duterte to Implement “Mandatory ROTC” Vice presidential aspirant Walden Bello slammed the plan of contender Sara Duterte to implement “mandatory ROTC” if she takes the position. The two vice-presidential contenders for 2022 are now at odds over whether the Philippines should introduce “mandated military service” for 18-year-olds, as is … Read more

Robin Padilla Plans To Join Philippine Army Reserve, Netizens React

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Robin Padilla Plans to Join Philippine Army Reserve to Show Support for Mandatory ROTC ROBIN PADILLA – ABS-CBN actor Robin Padilla expressed his support to the mandatory ROTC and plans to join the Philippine Army reserves. Filipino action star Robin Padilla and his wife Mariel Rodriguez-Padilla are among the million supporters of Philippine President Rodrigo … Read more