Dear Rappler readers,
Here are this week’s big stories and their videos:
Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin held a historic summit on Monday vowing to improve troubled relations between their countries. Trump faced a storm of criticism from Republicans to Democrats after he bolstered Russian denials of meddling in US elections.
Boxer and senator Manny Pacquiao is diagnosed with a congenital heart ailment. Unknown to everyone except select people in his inner circle, Pacquiao was examined for heart problems on July 8, just a week before his bout with Argentine boxer Lucas Matthysse.
With the permission of filmmakers Michael Collins and Marty Syjuco, watch the 2011 documentary ‘Give Up Tomorrow’ on Rappler. The documentary chronicles the timeline of the murder case of the Chiong sisters, the incarceration of Paco Larrañaga, and the ongoing struggle against a flawed justice system.
Below are the videos you should not miss.
The US and Russian presidents come out of their meeting in Helsinki expressing a desire to talk again on global challenges, after discussing an array of issues from Syria, Ukraine,and China to trade tariffs and the size of their nuclear arsenals
Watch Rappler’s full interview with former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario
The Filipino boxing legend got diagnosed with an ‘inborn heart ailment’ just a week before his bout with Lucas Matthysse
This week, Leloy Claudio talks about the reasons why men and women should embrace feminism
Is cycling a viable form of transportation for daily commute?
Noel Cabangon, Rom Dongeto, and Rene Boncocan visit the Rappler HQ!
The documentary about Paco Larrañaga will be streamed online for free on July 16 and will be available on-demand by July 17