Hello Rappler readers,
There's controversy brewing in the Department of the Interior and Local Government, where officials and employees are urging President Rodrigo Duterte to fire 3 undersecretaries.
Below are the big stories you shouldn't miss.
3 DILG undersecretaries accused of corruption
DILG undersecretaries Jesus Hinlo, John Castriciones, and Emily Padilla are being accused of corruption by other officials and employees in their department. In a confidential memo, the officials and employees urged President Rodrigo Duterte to fire the 3 undersecretaries.
House holds final Resorts World hearing
Senate looks into BPI, BDO glitches
The Senate is investigating the recent system glitches that hit BPI and BDO, which caused alarm among the banks' clients. Watch the hearing live on Rappler.
Duterte: We will rebuild Marawi
President Rodrigo Duterte told evacuees from Marawi that his administration would ensure the rebuilding of the crisis-hit city. Duterte met with some of the evacuees staying in Iligan City and also visited wounded soldiers in Cagayan de Oro City.
Ombudsman races against time
The past 12 months have been tough for Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales, who is set to retire in a year, and her band of anti-corruption prosecutors. Rappler takes a look at key corruption cases that have crumbled as the Office of the Ombudsman races against time.