#TheWrap: Videos to watch this week, April 30-May 6, 2018
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Dear Rappler readers,
On May 1, Labor Day, President Rodrigo Duterte signed an executive order (EO) that prohibits illegal contracting and sub-contracting. He signed the EO at the start of his speech during a Labor Day event in Cebu City. However, labor groups thought otherwise – they claimed what Duterte signed meant nothing.
Tourism Secretary Wanda Teo denied any conflict of interest in her department's P60-million contract with state-run television network PTV 4 which placed advertisements in her brother Ben Tulfo's media outfit.
With village and youth elections coming up, Rappler talked to Department of the Interior and Local Government Assistant Secretary Jonathan Malaya to ask how Filipinos can make the most of the polls, especially during an administration bent on stopping criminality, corruption, and illegal drugs down to the communities.
On May 3, World Press Freedom Day, Rappler, together with ABS-CBN News, the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR), the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP), the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ), and the SunStar group, launched the animated video, 'Makinig. Magmasid. Magbasa. Mag-isip' as part of a global campaign to encourage people to read more, listen more, and consume news from diverse publications.
Apparently, it's not just the Sucat interchange that's getting much flak in the South. In this week’s ‘Right Of Way’ episode, road safety advocate Vince Lazatin featured what viewers have repeatedly pointed out another problematic road network as bad, if not worse – Bicutan.
Another step towards a united Korea? North Korea went forward in time by 30 minutes on Saturday, May 5, to match its clocks with those of the South following last week's inter-Korean summit.
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The executive order, signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on Labor Day, includes a 'prohibition against illegal contracting and subcontracting'
Metro Manila roads turn red on Labor Day, as thousands of protesters brought to Mendiola their crushed hopes of ending contractualization under the Duterte administration
This comes after state auditors questioned the P60-million payment made by the Department of Tourism to People's Television Network for ad placements in her brother Ben Tulfo's show
Rappler talks to DILG Assistant Secretary and Spokesperson Jonathan Malaya to ask how Filipinos can make the most of the upcoming barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan polls
Philippine media groups ABS-CBN News, the CMFR, the NUJP, the PCIJ, Rappler, and the SunStar group launch an animated video that encourages people to read more, listen more, and consume news from diverse sources.
Apparently, it's not just the Sucat interchange that's getting much flak in the South
'The time-resetting is the first practical step taken after the historic third north-south summit meeting to speed up the process for the North and the South to become one,' says the official KCNA news agency