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."

Oct 2017
PHILIPPINES 02:39pm, Oct 18, 2017
VACC, Vanguard to help Gadon 'strengthen' impeachment vs Sereno

MANILA, Philippines – In a bid to “strengthen further” lawyer Larry Gadon’s impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, lawyer Manuel Luna on Wednesday, October 18, said they ...

PHILIPPINES 04:00pm, Oct 17, 2017
Lawmaker wants Marawi rehabilitation commission

MANILA, Philippines – A party-list representative who is also acting congressman of the 1st District of Sulu on Tuesday, October 17, called for the creation of a "non-partisan and non-sectarian" ...

INSIDE TRACK 10:30am, Oct 17, 2017
Sereno: 'Every injustice' to a breadwinner destroys 5 more lives

In a small, neighborhood bakery, surrounded by friends from her childhood and media eager for a soundbite, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno repeatedly emphasized that it’s the poor who are “very ...

PHILIPPINES 01:51pm, Oct 16, 2017
'Small majority' of Filipinos want Church help in drug rehab

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – A “small majority” of Filipinos, according to a Pulse Asia September 2017 survey, want the Catholic Church to help in rehabilitation drug addicts, as well as monitor ...

PHILIPPINES 12:06pm, Oct 16, 2017
Most Filipinos afraid they'd end up like Kian delos Santos – Pulse Asia

MANILA, Philippines – According to a September 2017 survey by Pulse Asia, “most” Filipinos are concerned that because of President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, they could meet the same fate as ...

PHILIPPINES 10:22am, Oct 16, 2017
Most Filipinos believe EJKs happen in war on drugs – poll

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Although a majority of Filipinos support President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, majority also believe that “extrajudicial killings… are happening in the ...

PHILIPPINES 10:35pm, Oct 14, 2017
De Lima, group to Duterte: Sign bank waiver if you have nothing to hide

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Senator Leila de Lima on Saturday, October 14, joined calls for President Rodrigo Duterte to sign a bank secrecy waiver on Saturday, October 14. De Lima, in jail for ...

PHILIPPINES 08:04pm, Oct 14, 2017
House members rally behind Alvarez after ratings drop

MANILA, Philippines– After the trust and satisfaction ratings of Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez plunged to new lows, his allies in the House of Representatives expressed confidence that his numbers would ...

PHILIPPINES 11:36pm, Oct 12, 2017
Alvarez’s net satisfaction drops to ‘personal low’ – SWS

MANILA, Philippines – The net satisfaction rating of Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has dropped to a “personal low” of +8, according to the results of the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) ...

PHILIPPINES 10:03pm, Oct 12, 2017
Sereno’s net satisfaction drops as impeachment looms

MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) – Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno saw a two-digit drop in her net satisfaction rating as the House of Representatives continues to study an impeachment complaint ...