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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."

Dec 2017
PHILIPPINES 10:49am, Dec 13, 2017
Medialdea: Not 'unlimited martial law' but 'unlimited peace'

MANILA, Philippines – Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea on Wednesday, December 13, sought to quell fears of sinister motives behind President Rodrigo Duterte’s request to further extend martial ...

PHILIPPINES 10:35pm, Dec 12, 2017
Congress ratifies P3.767-trillion national budget for 2018

MANILA, Philippines – A few days before going on a month-long break, Congress on Tuesday, December 12, ratified the P3.767-trillion national budget for 2018, after a little over two weeks of ...

PHILIPPINES 06:21pm, Dec 12, 2017
House 'overwhelmingly in favor' of martial law extension

MANILA, Philippines – After an almost 3-hour long briefing of security officials, House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas said most legislators were “overwhelmingly in favor” of extending martial law ...

PHILIPPINES 05:06pm, Dec 12, 2017
Probable cause in Sereno complaint? 'Sobra-sobra,' says Alvarez

MANILA, Philippines – Although the House committee on justice will still hold more hearings to determine probable cause in an impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, House ...

PHILIPPINES 04:10pm, Dec 12, 2017
Alvarez tells critics of martial law extension: Go to Mindanao

MANILA, Philippines – Speaking as a Mindanaoan himself, House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez on Tuesday, December 12, said he supports President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend martial law in ...

PHILIPPINES 09:08am, Dec 12, 2017
Impeachment committee question: Is Sereno still fit to hold office?

MANILA, Philippines – In the weeks after he filed an impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, complainant Larry Gadon made it a point to remind both reporters and members of ...

PHILIPPINES 08:50am, Dec 12, 2017
Are psych exam results relevant in Sereno impeachment?

MANILA, Philippines – Discuss the psychological reports of all justices or don’t discuss any of them at all. Talk on Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno’s psychological exam was ...

PHILIPPINES 08:38pm, Dec 11, 2017
House approves on final reading 50% discount on political ads

MANILA, Philippines – The House of Representatives on Monday, December 11, approved a bill that would amend the existing Fair Elections Act and introduce a 50% discount for parties and candidates ...

PHILIPPINES 07:04pm, Dec 11, 2017
House OKs on 3rd reading pay hike for cops, soldiers

MANILA, Philippines – Voting 167-4, the House of Representatives approved on 3rd and final reading a measure that would increase the base pay of the country's uniformed personnel including soldiers ...

PHILIPPINES 06:15pm, Dec 11, 2017
Bayan Muna warns of graft, corruption if martial law extended

MANILA, Philippines – Progressive group Bayan Muna on Monday, December 11, raised alarm over President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend martial law in Mindanao, nearly two months after he ...