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× Bayan Muna: ROTC won’t teach nationalism

MANILA, Philippines --- Nationalism can be instilled by teaching local language and history, not by implementing the Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) program, Bayan Muna said Wednesday, Independence Day.

Rep. Carlos Zarate said mandatory ROTC training will only teach young people how to follow orders blindly.

"We can also instill patriotism in our youth by developing Filipino as our national…