#ThewRap: Things you need to know, November 29, 2017

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

Justice Teresita De Castro testifies before the House Committee on Justice during Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Serenoo during the Impeachment proceedings on Wednesday. Photo by DARREN LANGIT










Hello Rappler readers,

The House hearing on the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno resumed on Wednesday with Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo-de Castro as one of the resource persons.

Overseas, North Korea test-fired another intercontinental ballistic missile in a fresh challenge to US President Donald Trump.

Below are the big stories you shouldn't miss.

Justice De Castro testifies in Sereno impeachment hearing

Supreme Court Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo-de Castro is present at the House hearing on the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Watch the hearing live on Rappler.

HIGHLIGHTS: Day 2 of SC drug war oral arguments

Rappler gives you the highlights of the second day of Supreme Court oral arguments on the constitutionality of the police's drug war.

Senate approves tax reform bill

The Senate already approved the tax reform bill on final reading. The next step – the Senate and the House will convene a bicameral conference committee to thresh out differences in their versions of the bill.

North Korea test fires another missile

North Korea launched another intercontinental ballistic missile, the first such launch in two months. The provocative move comes just a week after the United States imposed new sanctions on Pyongyang.

Bali airport closure extended

The international airport in Bali, Indonesia will remain closed for a 3rd day, as officials warned Mount Agung could erupt any moment. Hundreds of flights have been grounded since the volcano began spewing smoke and ash, leaving around 120,000 tourists stranded.

Bitcoin breaks $10,000 barrier

The Bitcoin cryptocurrency broke above the $10,000 mark for the first time on Wednesday. Analysts, however, warned of a potential bubble.

LIVE BLOG: UAAP Finals Game 2

The Ateneo Blue Eagles and the De La Salle Green Archers will face each other in Game 2 of the UAAP Season 80 Finals on Wednesday. Bookmark Rappler's live blog for updates!

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