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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 2018
TRAVEL 08:28am, Aug 15, 2018
With new Melbourne route, can Cebu Pacific replicate Sydney success?

MELBOURNE, Australia – It was a touch past 4 am and the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 was buzzing with excitement – or at least, as much excitement you can muster at this odd ...

BEAUTY 04:07pm, Aug 02, 2018
Kathryn Bernardo x Happy Skin is dropping in August

MANILA, Philippines – We don't know about you, but we're huge fans of actress Kathryn Bernardo's glowing, barely-there makeup looks. So you can just imagine how excited we were when we found out ...

Jul 2018
FOOD 06:26pm, Jul 31, 2018
First impressions, photos, prices: Rico's Lechon opens first branch outside Cebu

MANILA, Philippines – There are two things you should know after visiting the first branch of Rico's Lechon outside of Cebu province: First, the only lechon worth spending calories on is the kind ...

FOOD 05:50pm, Jul 08, 2018
Rappler Eats: Stoned Steaks is more than just its gimmicks

Stoned Steaks is the kind of restaurant that does a good job of grabbing your attention. First, there's the restaurant name. Second, there's the origin of its name and the novelty of grilling your ...

BEAUTY 04:35pm, Jul 08, 2018
How to cut and style curly hair, as told by Lourd Ramos

When I was a kid, my mother would lovingly call me, among many things, Curly Sue. I remember feeling both touched and bothered by a term of endearment that stemmed from something that made me ...

FAMILY 11:50am, Jul 01, 2018
'Your fight is mine': This dad's pride story will leave you in tears

MANILA, Philippines – Coming out and navigating life in a world that continues to be prejudiced against the LGBTQ community isn't easy. It's even more difficult for many when they think about how ...

Jun 2018
BEAUTY 09:30am, Jun 24, 2018
Impressions and prices: blk's new line of lipsticks

MANILA, Philippines – Actress Anne Curtis' makeup brand blk recently released a new collection of lip colors – just in time for the Philippines' rainy season. The "All That Feels" line offers 9 new ...

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 ...