#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, May 29 -June 4, 2017

Must-watch videos from this week

Dear Rappler reader,  

Footage from CCTV cameras reveal the deliberate actions of a gunman who set tables on fire at one of the country’s plush casinos, Resorts World Manila.

Former Interior Secretary Raffy Alunan tells Rappler the gunman’s actions at the casino were “not the footprints of a thief.”

Rescuers bring to safety Marawi residents including the women and children, as the battle rages on in the city between Maute terrorists and the Philippine military.

President Rodrigo Duterte lashes out at former US President Bill Clinton’s daughter Chelsea

And the government’s media arm defends the declaration of martial law in Mindanao in a controversial video

Below are the big stories we think you shouldn’t miss.   

Resorts World Manila releases CCTV footage showing gunman

The management of Resorts World Manila released CCTV footage showing the gunman who attacked the entertainment complex that led to at least 36 deaths on Friday, June 2.

Rappler Talk: Raffy Alunan on Resorts World Manila attack and terrorism

What does the attack on Resorts World Manila mean? Is it really a robbery attempt or a terrorist attack?

Rangers rescue women, children caught in Marawi crossfire

Different units of the military and the police are conducting this kind of operation throughout the Lanao del Sur capital to rescue about 2,000 trapped residents.

Duterte hits back at Chelsea Clinton, reminds her of dad’s Lewinsky

‘When President Clinton was fucking Lewinsky, what was your statement or your reaction?’ says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, fuming after Chelsea Clinton criticized his rape joke.

LOOK: Palace defends martial law in new social media video

The 37-second animation, which made the rounds of Twitter and Facebook on Wednesday afternoon, is taken down later in the evening.

Andanar hides from media after new PCOO blunders

Despite telling Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella he would take questions from Palace reporters, PCOO chief Andanar chooses to evade the media and stays silent on new gaffes from his office.

Families of casino attack victims get no help from Resorts World, funeral homes

Funeral parlors are imposing conditions before releasing the bodies, families say, while Resorts World has not delivered on ‘full support and assistance’ it promised.

Resorts World Manila confirms 35 dead, denies security lapse

Management says the cause of deaths is likely suffocation and that protocol dictated security personnel cannot have firearms.

PNP says robbery behind Resorts World Manila shooting

The PNP chief says nobody was seriously injured in a shooting that they believe was carried out by a lone man who stole casino chips.

House summons Imee Marcos to tobacco funds probe

The House committee on good government and public accountability detains 6 Ilocos Norte officials for giving ‘dismissive’ answers during the hearing.


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