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."

Jun 2018
ENTERTAINMENT NEWS 03:52pm, Jun 22, 2018
Bong Revilla's phone confiscated after jail anniversary selfie

MANILA, Philippines – No more selfies for you. Police confiscated a cellphone from former senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr on Thursday, June 21, hours after the actor-turned-politician-turned-detainee ...

BEAUTY 04:00pm, Jun 16, 2018
The secret behind 20 years of nail goals? It's not the polish

In the world of #selfcare, manicures and pedicures typically take top billing. For some reason, it’s relaxing to have a relative stranger rub acetone on your nails, push back or clip your cuticles, ...

BOOKS 10:35am, Jun 12, 2018
LOOK: New book covers for 'Harry Potter' 20th anniversary

MANILA, Philippines – Harry Potter fans, it's time to bring out Butterbeer because something wicked is coming. Scholastic Asia on Tuesday, June 12, announced the release of new book covers of the ...

BEAUTY 03:22pm, Jun 01, 2018
Impressions and swatches: Kris Aquino x Ever Bilena collection

MANILA, Philippines – Local makeup giant Ever Bilena recently launched the first of many releases from its collaboration with “Queen of All Media” Kris Aquino. It’s a collaboration that’s a dream ...

May 2018
ARTS & CULTURE 05:28pm, May 23, 2018
How the women of Marawi weave hope through textiles

When your city is still under siege by terrorists and bombs are exploding outside your makeshift home, it is hard for anyone – especially women with families to look after and feed – to think about ...

PHILIPPINES 04:45pm, May 21, 2018
Mar Roxas in 2019? ‘Let’s cross the bridge when we get there’

MANILA, Philippines – Is he or isn’t he? Running for an elective post, that is. Former presidential candidate and Liberal Party standard-bearer Manuel Roxas III had declined to seek a post in the ...

PHILIPPINES 09:46am, May 21, 2018
LP's 'resistance slate' for 2019: Bam Aquino, Chel Diokno, Gary Alejano

MANILA, Philippines – Despite its dwindling numbers, Liberal Party (LP) president senator Francis Pangilinan on Monday, May 21, said the Senate minority would be forming a "resistance slate" for the ...

MOVIES 10:00pm, May 09, 2018
'Eternity Betweens Seconds' wants you to know it's ok to be stuck

Yeng Constantino is the last person who would take anything for granted. She is thankful for a cup of coffee, a cold glass of water, the chance to rest for a few minutes before heading into an ...

Apr 2018
PHILIPPINES 08:11am, Apr 25, 2018
Suspend ex-SAF chief, 3 others over missing funds – complainants

MANILA, Philippines – Former members of the police’s Special Action Force (SAF), including one of its former chiefs, asked the Ombudsman on Tuesday, April 24, to suspend several cops amid a probe ...

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS 10:37am, Apr 23, 2018
Morning girls, interrupted: The highs and lows of Kris Aquino & Korina Sanchez

MANILA, Philippines – They once hosted a morning show together and were even on the same political “side” in the recent elections. But there was no stopping Kris Aquino, “Queen of all Media”, from ...