Bea Cupin

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BEA CUPIN

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She mans the Philippine metro for Rappler — covering rallies, local government units, and the occasional errant pork-barrel queen.

She used to man Rappler's social media accounts and produce Rappler's Hangouts.

Bea graduated with a Communications degree from the Ateneo de Manila University in 2011. While there, she was an underling, a section editor, and eventually, the big boss of the official school paper "The GUIDON."

Aug 2017
PHILIPPINES 12:30pm, Aug 17, 2017
Alejano: Does PH have 'strategy of silence' in West Philippine Sea?

MANILA, Philippines – Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano criticized Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano for "brushing aside" the alleged presence of military and civilian Chinese ships near ...


PHILIPPINES 09:26pm, Aug 16, 2017
Cayetano ribs Alejano: 'Thin line' between informing, stirring situation

MANILA, Philippines – Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano on Wednesday, August 16, took a subtle swipe at an opposition lawmaker who had raised alarm over “extraordinary activities” of ...


PHILIPPINES 05:46pm, Aug 16, 2017
Alvarez to Faeldon: Quit, spare Duterte 'further embarrassment'

MANILA, Philippines – Embattled Customs chief Nicanor Faeldon should quit to “spare the President further embarrassment,” Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said on Wednesday, August 16. Alvarez , a key ...


PHILIPPINES 04:53pm, Aug 16, 2017
Alvarez to Comelec Chairman Bautista: Consider resignation

MANILA, Philippines – House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Wednesday, August 16, said Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista should think about stepping down from office, amid the ...


PHILIPPINES 04:42pm, Aug 16, 2017
Leftist lawmakers slam CA for 'bias vs poor'

MANILA, Philippines – (UPDATED) Leftist lawmakers forming the Makabayan bloc have expressed “outrage” over the decision of the powerful Commission on Appointments to reject the appointment of Social ...


PHILIPPINES 09:24pm, Aug 15, 2017
Andanar: PH News Agency 'did not lack' training for editors

MANILA, Philippines – Despite a series of “embarrassing” mishaps at the government-run Philippine News Agency (PNA), Communications Secretary Martin Andanar insisted they “did not lack” in training ...


PHILIPPINES 06:38pm, Aug 15, 2017
Andanar on DOLE booboo: Uploader googled wrong logo

MANILA, Philipppines – How did the Philippine News Agency (PNA), a newswire service under the News and Information Bureau of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) end up posting a ...


INSIDE TRACK 05:15pm, Aug 15, 2017
Former mutineer Alejano explains why Faeldon is no longer Magdalo

Gary Alejano was the one who recruited Nicanor Faeldon to join a mutiny back in the day, but more than a decade later, the former would rather not have anything to do with his fellow former ...


INSIDE TRACK 10:41am, Aug 15, 2017
Why Duterte can't appoint AFP chief Año as next DILG chief

It was an "appointment" that took everyone by surprise – the apparent appointee included. But months after an impromptu announcement, it turns out President Rodrigo Duterte can't pick Armed Forces ...


PHILIPPINES 05:36pm, Aug 14, 2017
House committee oks bill postponing barangay elections

MANILA, Philippines – A step closer to another postponement. The House of Representatives committee on suffrage and electoral reforms on Monday, August 14, voted 19-2 to approve a bill that would ...