#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 21, 2017

Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Wednesday.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers a speech during his visit at the Iligan City National School of Fisheries on June 20, 2017 where 229 displaced families families have taken shelter. REY BANIQUET/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO










Hello Rappler readers,

There's controversy brewing in the Department of the Interior and Local Government, where officials and employees are urging President Rodrigo Duterte to fire 3 undersecretaries.

The House of Representatives is also holding its final hearing on the deadly Resorts World Manila attack, while the Senate is launching its probe into the recent system glitches that hit BPI and BDO.

Below are the big stories you shouldn't miss.

3 DILG undersecretaries accused of corruption

DILG undersecretaries Jesus Hinlo, John Castriciones, and Emily Padilla are being accused of corruption by other officials and employees in their department. In a confidential memo, the officials and employees urged President Rodrigo Duterte to fire the 3 undersecretaries.

House holds final Resorts World hearing

David Chua, chairman of Travellers International Hotel Group that owns and operates Resorts World Manila, is attending the final House hearing on the June 2 attack. Watch the hearing live on Rappler.

Senate looks into BPI, BDO glitches

The Senate is investigating the recent system glitches that hit BPI and BDO, which caused alarm among the banks' clients. Watch the hearing live on Rappler.

Duterte: We will rebuild Marawi

President Rodrigo Duterte told evacuees from Marawi that his administration would ensure the rebuilding of the crisis-hit city. Duterte met with some of the evacuees staying in Iligan City and also visited wounded soldiers in Cagayan de Oro City.

Ombudsman races against time

The past 12 months have been tough for Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales, who is set to retire in a year, and her band of anti-corruption prosecutors. Rappler takes a look at key corruption cases that have crumbled as the Office of the Ombudsman races against time.

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