Today on Rappler:
The Philippines' economy grows by 6.8% in the first quarter of 2018. Former president Benigno Aquino slams the latest plunder complaint filed by the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption against him, saying the charge is a 'ploy' of its members to get government posts. Malaysia's former leader Mahathir Mohamad says he expects to be sworn in as prime minister Thursday. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un hails the planned meeting with United States President Donald Trump as a 'historic' opportunity.