#ThewRap: Videos you need to watch this week, March 12-18, 2018

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House justice committee chairman Rey Umali says there’s ample evidence to nail the woman on top at the Supreme Court, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.

In the House of Representatives, the move to postpone barangay elections for the 3rd time elicit intense reactions from two lawmakers. Watchdogs slam it as a blow to democracy.

Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa vows to use 'all legal remedies' to hold suspected big-time drug personalities liable after the Department of Justice dismissed charges against Peter Lim and Kerwin Espinosa, two alleged drug lords tagged by President Duterte himself.

Stephen Hawking dies at the age of 76. He was Britain's most famous modern day scientist, a genius who dedicated his life to unlocking the secrets of the Universe.

Rappler talks to terrorism expert Rohan Gunaratna about security in Southeast Asia and the global implications of threats in the region. He says PH did a remarkable job of containing the IS threat, but the threat is far from over. He adds security and stability of the Philippines depends on economic growth, and working with regional and extra-regional partners.

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa talks to woman empowerment icon Helen Clark. Her advice to women, "We have to be very resilient and we have to step up along with your networks. You have to be prepared to persevere over a very long period of time." Clark is the first woman elected as prime minister of New Zealand and later became the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme from 2009 to 2017.

End the week with these selection of R&B/pop songs from Claudia Barretto, the second generation of a famous acting family who decided to take up music as a career.

Umali: No 'small lady' in Sereno impeachment

The chairman of the House justice committee says there's more than enough evidence to convict Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno

Tensions flare as lawmakers rush to approve barangay poll postponement

'Ang kapal ng mukha 'nyo para sabihin na hindi self-serving ang proposal,' a lawmaker tells a panelist supporting the bid to postpone the barangay polls again

PNP to DOJ: Reverse dismissal of Peter Lim, Kerwin Espinosa charges

Philippine National Police chief Ronald dela Rosa vows to use 'all legal remedies' to hold the suspected big-time drug personalities liable

Stephen Hawking: A brief history of genius

Inside the shell of his increasingly useless body was a razor-sharp mind, fascinated by the nature of the Universe, how it was formed and how it might end

Rappler Talk: Rohan Gunaratna on global security, threats in Southeast Asia

Rappler talks to terrorism expert Rohan Gunaratna about security in Southeast Asia and the global implications of threats in the region

Rappler Talk: Helen Clark on leadership and global change

Rappler CEO Maria Ressa talks to women empowerment icon and the first woman prime minister of New Zealand, Helen Clark about leadership and empowerment

[WATCH] Rappler Live Jam: Claudia Barretto

R&B/pop singer Claudia Barretto is on Live Jam!

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