#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 12, 2018

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RED MONDAY. SC Justices present during the flag-raising are Antonio Carpio, Presbitero Velasco, Teresita de Castro, Diosdado Peralta, Lucas Bersamin, Mariano del Castillo, Francis Jardeleza, Samuel Martires, and Noel Tijam. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

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Good Monday morning dear Rappler reader!

Were you one of those who got triggered by the Coleen Garcia-Billy Crawford prenup photos? Our LSE team prepared some eye candy for you: a list of 10 showbiz prenup photos that got everyone talking.

We continue to monitor developments at the Supreme Court, where a number of employees have called for the resignation of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, even as we monitor the progress of impeachment proceedings against her still lodged at the House of Representatives.

Meanwhile, the whole world watches as China's parliament puts Chinese President Xi Jinping on course to rule for life.

Stay tuned as we continue to give you the top news of the day!

Why PNP's new subpoena powers threaten our rights

'It is so unfair and unjust. Marcosian ito, at bumabalik na tayo,' says human rights lawyer Edre Olalia

White House to help arm school staff – officials

President Trump is also urging Congress to pass legislation that will strengthen background checks and implement violence prevention programs

Judiciary members choose sides as Sereno fights for support

Judges and justices sympathetic to Sereno assert their position on judicial independence, as some of their colleagues reportedly join the call for her resignation

China's parliament puts Xi on course to rule for life

(UPDATED) The parliament abolishes presidential term limits, giving Chinese President Xi Jinping a lifetime to push his goal of turning China into a global economic powerhouse with a 'world-class' military

Enrile 'volunteered' to join Sereno prosecutors – Umali

'There are no strings to his volunteering his services,' says House justice committee chair Reynaldo Umali

Conglomerates appeal for fast decision on NAIA proposals

The conglomerates which form the so-called 'super consortium' say the Ninoy Aquino International Airport is a 'strategic national asset that needs upgrading without delay'

10 showbiz prenup photos that got everyone talking

Whether it was held in the outskirts of Paris, exotic Thailand, nearby Subic or fan favorite Korea, these showbiz prenup photo shoots made headlines

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