First on Marcos’ agenda for armed forces is the revamping of the current pension system for military and uniformed personnel. The administration is also fast-tracking measures that seek to make the ROTC and NSTP mandatory for tertiary education.
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VERA FILES FACT SHEET: Top concerns of military, other uniformed personnel on the Marcos admin’s pension reform proposal
The Philippine Military Academy Class of 1971 told the economic team to first complete a full actuarial study, saying the P9.6 trillion estimate by the GSIS in 2019 to fully fund the pension system is “misleading.” It said the analysis failed to include data on the overall assets of the AFP and other uniformed services.
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BY SENDING drug dependents to military camps, President Rodrigo Duterte may have ticked off yet another box on the list of policies that push the country backwards. STATEMENT: In his first State of the Nation Address, Duterte ordered the Armed Forces of the Philippines to get military camps and facilities ready for drug rehabilitation. He said: […]
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By ARTHA KIRA PAREDES COTABATO City— Social Studies teacher Abunawas Solaiman clearly remembers the 2004 elections because, he said, it was the only time he felt safe serving as a member of the Board of Election Inspectors. He was then assigned at precinct 21-A in Barangay Katbo, Matanog in Maguindanao, serving alongside a policeman and a marine […]