#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, September 19-24, 2017

Must-watch videos from this week


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Hello!

Dear Rappler readers,

This week, the Philippines remembered the 45th anniversary of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos’ Martial Law declaration. Thousands flocked to the streets to protest the return of another dictatorial regime, the deaths of thousands from extrajudicial killings, and the perilous plight of human rights as we know it.

Opposition senator Antonio Trillanes IV flew to Singapore to prove that he does not have a “secret” bank account as President Rodrigo Duterte alleged. When Trillanes showed proof, Duterte quipped that the account number is bogus to catch Trillanes.

The House of Representatives junked the impeachment complaint versus Commission on Elections chairman Andres Bautista, but his estranged wife Patricia is undaunted.

Also in the spotlight is the hazing and death of UST law student Horacio Castillo III. One suspect already surrendered, some are still at large.

The Americas are still reeling from one calamity after another. Hurricane Maria hit the Caribbean and most of Central America. An 7.1 magnitude earthquake destroyed much of Mexico City, leaving hundreds dead in its wake.

Here are the stories we think you should not miss.

Thousands join national protest to remind Filipinos of Marcos' Martial Law

Students and youth groups begin demonstrations for the 45th anniversary of Martial Law with a rally at UP Diliman, to oppose what they fear would be nationwide military rule under the Duterte administration

Duterte says he 'invented' Trillanes bank account number in interview

'Putang ina, akin 'yan, galing sa utak ko 'yan,' says President Rodrigo Duterte about the DBS bank account number he mentioned during a previous interview

Bautista welcomes junking of impeachment complaint

Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista maintains that resigning and taking a leave of absence 'are options that are always available'

UST law student Horacio Castillo III dies in suspected frat hazing

The parents of Horacio Castillo III say he was recruited by the Aegis Juris Fraternity.

'Storm of the century' Maria pummels Puerto Rico

After killing at least 9 people in the Caribbean, Maria slams into Puerto Rico's southeast coast at daybreak before churning across the US territory which is home to 3.4 million

Rappler Talk: Bishop Ambo David on killings and 'death of conscience'

Rappler talks to Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David about the drug war killings and his fears of a 'death of conscience' in predominantly Catholic Philippines

What's The Big Idea? How to make your dogs happy

In this week's episode of 'What's The Big Idea?' with Coco Alcuaz, a canine behavior expert talks about what humans should do to keep dogs happy – making them man's best friend for life. – Rappler.com

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