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Pulse Asia Research, Incorporated polls Filipinos on the topics they want President Rodrigo Duterte to discuss or mention in his 4th State of the Nation Address
(UPDATED) Former Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo remained the least appreciated and trusted top Philippine official in her final week as a public official, according to a Pulse Asia survey
President Rodrigo Duterte maintains his first quarter trust and approval ratings and remains the most trusted government official, according to Pulse Asia's June 2019 survey
The downpours – which stretch from June to September – can turn deadly, and wreak havoc again this year across India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan-administered Kashmir
(UPDATED) Heavy monsoon rains leave more than 100 dead across South Asia
Jakarta joins a chorus of Southeast Asian nations that are increasingly unhappy about being used as dumping grounds for trash from Western countries
It's been a year since Philippines and Australia figure in the infamous bench-clearing basketbrawl
Throughout his 3 years in office, President Rodrigo Duterte has managed to keep poor Filipinos satisfied with his performance. Pollsters help us make sense of this.
Southeast Asian nations hope to bring for the first time in the region football's biggest spectacle by launching a joint bid to host the 2034 World Cup
Huge quantities of waste have since been redirected to Southeast Asia, including Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines
The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Center at Stanford University honors veteran journalists who 'contributed greater understanding of Asia through outstanding reporting on critical issues affecting the region'
The Philippines slips to No. 33 in the men's 3x3 ranking, putting in peril its bid to crack the Top 24 for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifiers
The Pentagon sets its eyes on Beijing in a new Indo-Pacific security strategy that is expected to be unveiled at the annual Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, which begins Friday, May 31
(3rd UPDATE) Rappler's 7-part investigative story, 'Murder in Manila' will receive the Group B Excellence in Human Rights Reporting Award and the Group B Excellence in Investigative Reporting Award from the Society of Publishers in Asia
Gamescom Asia will be held in Singapore from October 15 to 18, 2020 at the Suntec Singapore Convention Center
The Philippines ends its campaign as the women’s team bows to the Aussies in the quarterfinals
The Philippines absorbs its first loss of the tournament at the hands of Japan before venting its frustrations on Sri Lanka in the pool round
Gilas Pilipinas falls short despite stringing up two wins as Perlas advances to the main draw with a 3-0 slate
Media groups say at least 7 journalists were reportedly attacked while they were covering the protests, while social media platforms WhatsApp and Facebook were blocked
The masterclass is happening on June 4, 8 am - 4 pm at the adobo Creative Hub
Gilas absorbs a huge blow with the injury of Ricci Rivero while Perlas sets the record for the largest margin of victory
Connecting the innovation ecosystem of the Philippines to the world
A survey of Pulse Asia shows 91% of likely voters in Mindanao are ‘truly interested’ in the 2019 elections
The new handbook for journalists says climate change coverage at the local level 'can save lives, formulate plans, change policy and empower people to make informed choices'
ACT-CIS, AKO Bicol, and Bayan Muna may get the maximum of 3 seats each in the House of Representatives if polls were held from May 3 to 6, the survey period of the final Pulse Asia preelection survey
With just days to go before election day, only 3 in 10 registered voters have a complete slate of 12 candidates, according to the final preelection survey of Pulse Asia Research, Incorporated
The Curator, Oto, and The Back Room make the ranking
The silence echoes across the country's usually rambunctious media, with most newspapers glossing over the episode and primetime television shows offering it only a passing mention
(UPDATED) It is not clear when Bibi may have left or where she may have gone, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau declines to confirm whether she has arrived in Canada
The Pulse Asia survey also shows 75% of Filipinos believe taxes on cigarettes should be raised
AIM's Analytics, Computing, and Complex Systems laboratory wins for supporting the teaching of 106 Master of Science in Data Science students
Rappler reporters Patricia Evangelista, Lian Buan, and Rambo Talabong with photographer Carlo Gabuco are finalists for two categories at the 2019 Society of Publishers in Asia Awards for Editorial Excellence
The idealism accorded to young people might all be wishful thinking
The level of awareness is highest among voters in Metro Manila and lowest in the Visayas, according to a Pulse Asia survey held in from April 10 to 14
A group of young voters sits down to discuss the midterm elections and his policies – including marijuana legalization, same-sex marriage, and the controversial War on Drugs
The De La Salle University once again makes it to a Times Higher Education list, this time on Asia University Rankings. The University of the Philippines also climbs in rank and is now 95th in the region.
In 1967, Ninoy Aquino was the only opposition to win a seat in the Senate. The latest Pulse Asia survey has only his nephew, Bam Aquino, joining the winning circle.
(UPDATED) The results of the Pulse Asia survey show voters' preference for Senator Cynthia Villar at 51.7%, slightly higher but statistically tied with Senator Grace Poe's 50.5%
'Each discipline, including medicine, is vital. Public health thrives when these sectors work together with no one field as superior.'
The results of the March survey also show that 7 in 10 Filipinos are aware of the party-list system
'I think they are inspiring so many people to also have courage, and to stand out and speak out against corruption, against all the injustices that we are experiencing in our times,' says Sister Mary John Mananzan
Facing Chinese investors gathered in Taguig City, Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo says China is in a 'class of its own'
Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives' report says plastic waste from highly-industrialized nations are rerouted to developing countries after China's 2018 ban on plastic waste imports and processing
The Philippine women’s ice hockey team sweeps the tournament's Division 1 to gain promotion to the 2020 Challenge Cup of Asia
RP Blu Girls and the RP Blu Boys are in for a busy 2019
Alex Eala leads the national 14-under girls squad to the world stage for the first time in 26 years
Independent reelectionist Grace Poe remains the front runner in the senatorial polls as of late March, but Hugpong ng Pagbabago bets continue to dominate the pack
When asked about freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, the visiting Russian Navy only says its objective in Manila is to enhance naval cooperation with the Philippines
Just a point away from victory, Bataan suffers from a late-game meltdown as Tokyo captures the 3x3 crown
The Asia Internet Coalition, whose members include Facebook, Google, and Twitter, says there may be 'significant risks to freedom of expression and speech'