#ThewRap: Videos to watch this week, April 16-22, 2018

From a must-watch documentary on fake news to Albayalde's speech as incoming PNP chief to Cole Sprouse










Dear Rappler readers,

In this documentary, Rappler looks into disinformation and propaganda in the Philippines – where they started and how they operate – and the chilling similarities around the world.

On Thursday, new Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director Oscar Albayalde vowed to continue the "low-key but stern" leadership.

It was swimming that made this 12-year-old ortho-amputee hope again. Watch his Palaro 2018 journey. Other Palaro video gems: From ball boy to tennis player, the lone athlete from Marawi and Mimaropa's SPED athlete joins Palaro against all odds,

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has given his young, stylish wife the title of "respected First Lady." Find out why it's a big deal.

Why does the Sucat interchange drive motorists crazy? Road safety advocate Vince Lazatin tackles the traffic woes of southern Metro Manila residents.

From crossing the streets of Divisoria, to riding a jeep, to drinking a beer in gritty Poblacion, Riverdale star Cole Sprouse seems to be enjoying every minute of his Manila visit.

And our must-see video: Nanay Tere drives a jeepney in style and she knows it. Watch the story of a female electric jeepney driver and why we need more women drivers in our streets.

Below are the videos you shouldn't miss.

Documentary | Fake news in the Philippines: Dissecting the propaganda machine

In this documentary, Rappler looks into the Philippine propaganda machine – where it started and how it operates – and its chilling similarities around the world

New PNP chief Albayalde vows to continue 'low-key but stern' leadership

'I may be tough but I am fair,' says new Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde

Accident that amputated swimmer’s leg led to his Palaro 2018 journey

Mark Salazar, 12-year-old ortho-amputee swimmer at the Palarong Pambansa 2018 Special Games, hopes his story will inspire others like him to keep on dreaming

From being ‘pulot’ boy, young Badjao now a Palaro 2018 tennis player

Tennis players in Lamion, Tawi-Tawi pooled their money together to help send 11-year-old Badjao boy Ignohassan Mustagid to the Palarong Pambansa 2018.

Lone Palaro athlete from Marawi wants to play for UST tennis someday

13 year-old tennis player Prince Langitao is the only athlete from Marawi competing at Palarong Pambansa 2018.

Mimaropa's SPED athlete joins Palaro 2018 against all odds

Puerto Princesa's Leo Lee Cornel, a SPED athlete, plans to dedicate his future victory in the games to his older brother.

Meet Ri Sol Ju, wife of North Korea's Kim Jong Un

North Korea state media refers to her as the 'respected First Lady' – the first time the title has been used in more than 40 years, and with the addition of an adjective usually reserved for the country's leaders

[Right of Way] Part 1: How to untangle Sucat, PH's most complex intersection?

Sucat, the bane of the motorists and commuters of the South. How to deal with this chokepoint?

What Cole Sprouse thinks of Manila (and where else he wants to go in the Philippines)

It's the 'Riverdale' star's first time in the Philippines!

WATCH: E-jeepney lady driver on the joys of driving

Meet Maria Theresa Castañas Centeno, a former lady guard at a Parañaque warehouse, who shifted to driving an e-jeepney

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