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An equal percentage, also 87%, say that Chinese fishermen who destroy marine resources should be arrested
A Social Weather Stations survey shows 93% of Filipino adults think 'it is important that the Philippines regain control of the islands occupied by China in the West Philippine Sea'
Based on the results of the March 2019 SWS survey, 9.5 million families consider themselves poor, down from 11.6 million families in December 2018
(UPDATED) Filipinos are most satisfied with the government’s efforts to help the poor and least satisfied with its fight against inflation, according to the First Quarter 2019 Social Weather Survey of Social Weather Stations
Japan and Australia maintain their 'good' net trust ratings in a recent survey by polling firm Social Weather Stations
President Rodrigo Duterte's satisfaction rating returns to its high level recorded in June 2017, buoyed by the approval of Mindanaoans
Respondents of the Social Weather Stations survey are asked whether they agree or disagree with the statement, 'Most of what the Chinese government wants to happen in the Philippines is good for the Filipinos'
A recent Social Weather Stations survey shows 8 out of 10 Filipinos feel happy and satisfied with their lives
The Duterte administration experiences marked improvements in the subject of 'promoting women's rights,' according to the results of a Social Weather Stations survey held in December 2018
'SWS again reminds the public that false reportage about SWS surveys is very common in the period leading up to an election,' the pollster says
The SWS survey says 78% Filipinos are worried that they, or someone they know, will be a victim of extrajudicial killings
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Results of a Social Weather Stations survey show that the average self-poverty rate in 2018 was at 48%, up by two percentage points from 2017
Hope for the new year has always been high, but this year's figure is lower than the record high 96% of hopeful Filipinos going into 2018
The President's net satisfaction rating was up in Metro Manila, Visayas, and the balance of Luzon, but it went down by a few points in Mindanao
This is higher than in June 2018, when 5.3% or around 1.2 million families reported their members were victims of common crimes
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo finds it suspicious that the survey was released hours before Chinese President Xi Jinping begins his state visit
(UPDATED) Malacañang says it 'is seriously looking at this SWS survey,' and 'is continuously finding ways to improve the local employment situation'
The Social Weather Stations held the survey in September, months after the Department of Education rejected the proposed drug test on 10-year-old students
The decline in Vice President Leni Robredo's net trust rating is due to decreases in the Visayas and Balance Luzon, offsetting increases in Mindanao and Metro Manila
President Rodrigo Duterte's net trust rating is up by 5 points, giving him a 'very good' score of +62
Belief that the Philippines is headed in the right direction is highest in President Rodrigo Duterte's bailiwick, Mindanao
The Senate, House of Representatives, Supreme Court, and Cabinet all get 'good' net satisfaction ratings in the latest Social Weather Stations survey
Filipinos are buying more expensive, smaller fish now compared to a decade ago, according to a survey by the Social Weather Stations
The Social Weather Stations survey also shows that teachers are the most trusted to have true respect for human rights
Here’s how poor or hungry Filipinos have perceived themselves to be through the years
'When you put the options, you don’t get a large number for death penalty on any crimes linked to illegal drugs, and that is, to me, the strongest finding,' SWS' Dr Mahar Mahangas says
The Third Quarter 2018 Social Weather Survey also shows there are more Filipinos who believe President Duterte has health problems than those who think otherwise
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The September 2018 Social Weather Stations Survey also says 59% of Filipinos believe 'democracy is always preferable to any other kind of government'
In the 3rd Quarter 2018 Social Weather Stations survey, majority of Filipinos say that the President Rodrigo Duterte's remarks on God and rape are vulgar
(UPDATED) The Social Weather Stations survey finds that 68% of adults are worried that they themselves or anyone they know would be arrested for loitering
A Social Weather Stations survey held in June also shows that the number of families with members hurt by physical violence fell to a 'record low' 45,000 in the second quarter of the year
Optimism as to whether there will be more jobs dips
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte's net trust rating falls by 8 points to +57 in June, based on the results of a Social Weather Stations survey released on September 7
Surveys conducted from 2002 to 2014 show some Filipinos agree with scrapping elections in favor of a strong leader and letting the military take over government
Based on the Social Weather Stations survey results, 3 in 5 Filipinos believe that a national ID system will be helpful to them
Filipinos are also less satisfied with the performance of the Duterte administration in fighting terrorism and in eradicating corruption, based on a Social Weather Stations survey
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The net satisfaction ratings of the Senate and the Duterte Cabinet are also lower in the 2nd quarter of 2018, according to a Social Weather Stations survey
According to a Social Weather Stations survey, 52% of Filipinos also found as 'vulgar' President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial kiss on the lips with a married Filipina in South Korea
In contrast, hunger in Balance Luzon and the Visayas went down in the 2nd quarter of 2018, according to a Social Weather Stations survey
The Social Weather Stations survey also shows that Filipinos tend to believe the proposed Bangsamoro law will help bring peace in Mindanao
Despite their opinions about President Rodrigo Duterte, the results of a Social Weather Stations survey show Marawi residents are generally optimistic about the future
(UPDATED) In the survey done June 27-30, satisfaction with the President remains unchanged among wealthier Filipinos. It stays 'very good' among class ABC.
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(UPDATED) Awareness of and support for a federal system of government is highest in Mindanao and among Muslims, shows a Social Weather Stations survey in March
The March 2018 Social Weather Stations survey released more than two months later on Independence Day also shows that 60% or 3 out of 5 Filipinos believe 'democracy is always preferable to any other kind of government'
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