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Most Filipinos value rights to their personal data – survey

Aug 31, 2017 - 8:00 AM

The National Privacy Commission reminds data protection officers especially in critical sectors to register with them by September 9

DPO6. Members of the media and social media practitioners attend the DPO6 assembly of the National Privacy Commission on August 29, 2017. Photo by Michael Bueza/Rappler

SWS survey, Hague ruling, Trump Jr | Midday wRap

Jul 12, 2017 - 12:32 PM

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President Rodrigo Roa Duterte leads the ceremonial ringing of the bell as he visits the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) in Makati City for the first time to attend the 10th listing anniversary of Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc. (PNX) on July 11, 2017. Joining the President are PNX President and CEO Dennis Uy (left) and PSE Chairman Jose Pardo. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Majority back Mindanao martial law, but reject expansion – SWS poll

Jul 11, 2017 - 8:45 PM

UPDATED While 57 of Filipinos support martial law in Mindanao majority also oppose expanding the declaration to the Visayas and Luzon

DUTERTE. A new survey says most Filipinos support the declaration of martial law in Mindanao, but not its nationwide expansion. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

Martial law, Leyte quake, Gulf crisis | Evening wRap

Jul 07, 2017 - 7:45 PM

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Should Duterte worry about 12-point ratings drop in Mindanao?

Jul 07, 2017 - 5:43 PM

President Duterte s Senate allies say his high ratings in Luzon and the Visayas show staunch support for his martial law declaration in Mindanao

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte views the presentation being showed by Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff Gen. Eduardo Año related to the current developments on the terror crisis in Marawi City during a meeting in Davao City on May 29, 2017. With them is Special Assistant to the President, Christopher Bong Go. PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

SWS survey, Nuclear firm hacking, Gulf crisis | Midday wRap

Jul 07, 2017 - 1:47 PM

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Jul 07, 2017 - 10:03 AM

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Marawi clash, martial law, US Navy | Evening wRap

May 25, 2017 - 9:31 PM

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Satisfaction with Duterte admin improves – SWS poll

May 25, 2017 - 2:36 PM

Released 2 months later and before Duterte declared martial law in Mindanao survey results show a very good rating for government s efforts to help the poor but a moderate rating for fighting inflation and recovering the Marcoses ill gotten wealth

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte shares a light moment with attendees while delivering his speech during the Philippine Orthopaedic Association (POA) 27th Midyear Convention at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on May 4, 2017. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

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May 18, 2017 - 10:48 AM

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Poor Filipinos least optimistic about next 12 months – SWS

May 17, 2017 - 5:01 PM

The biggest drop in net personal optimism by area is in President Rodrigo Duterte s bailiwick Mindanao falling by 21 points from 54 in December 2016

Duterte to focus on 3 gut issues, Palace vows

May 14, 2017 - 11:36 AM

This comes after the SWS released a poll showing that up to 52 or majority of Filipinos expect Duterte to fulfill most if not all of his promises

3 GUT ISSUES. Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella says President Duterte will continue to fight drug addiction, crime, and corruption. Malacañang photo

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 - 11:00 AM

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SWS survey, Duterte, Uson | Evening wRap

May 11, 2017 - 9:19 PM

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Robredo's trust rating slides further – SWS

May 11, 2017 - 12:54 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo s trust rating remains good based on the SWS classification

Vice President Leni Robredo with her lawyer Romulo Macalintal pays the P8 million cash deposit required by the Supreme Court (SC) for the counter-protest she filed against former Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. at the SC in Manila on May 2, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Trust in Duterte erodes among poor, improves among rich – SWS poll

May 07, 2017 - 5:55 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte generally enjoys an excellent trust rating in the latest Social Weather Stations survey but there is an 8 point drop among the class E

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the Philippine Orthopaedic Association (POA) 27th Midyear Convention at the SMX Convention Center in Davao City on May 4, 2017, reiterates that he is bent on fulfilling his campaign promises including eradicating corruption, illegal drugs and criminality among others. RENE LUMAWAG/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

10.4M Filipinos jobless, optimism dips in March – SWS poll

May 01, 2017 - 8:50 PM

Nearly 23 of survey respondents were jobless slightly lower than December 2016 s 25 1

JOBS. A recent SWS survey shows that 10.4 million Filipinos are jobless in the first quarter of 2017, slightly lower than December 2016. File photo

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 27, 2017

Apr 27, 2017 - 11:00 AM

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61% of Filipinos approve of death penalty for drug convicts

Apr 26, 2017 - 5:13 PM

A Social Weather Stations survey shows 48 of Filipinos have either extensive or partial but sufficient knowledge of the controversial death penalty House bill

APPROVED. A majority of Filipinos support the reimposition of the death penalty, a priority bill of President Rodrigo Duterte. File photos by Rappler

Ratings drop shows drug war now 'national nightmare' – senators

Apr 19, 2017 - 2:41 PM

2ND UPDATE The fear is real says Senator Risa Hontiveros in response to the decline in public satisfaction with the Duterte administration s controversial campaign

3 suspected drugs personalities were apprenhended by cops while 3 others died after a shootout in Maypajo, Caloocan City on September 30, 2016.

SWS survey, bus crash, Jakarta poll | Midday wRap

Apr 19, 2017 - 12:47 PM

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'Satisfaction' with war on drugs drops – SWS survey

Apr 18, 2017 - 7:52 PM

UPDATED In a March 2017 Social Weather Stations survey President Rodrigo Duterte s war on drugs gets a very good net satisfaction rating an 11 point drop from 3 months back

TOKHANG. Police implement Oplan Tokhang, a literal door-to-door knock-and-plead operation that targets suspected drug users and pushers. It aims to curb demand. File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Bohol clash, Lascanas, Uson & Marcos | Evening wRap

Apr 11, 2017 - 7:29 PM

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Robredo should avoid message of 'discord, dissonance' – analyst

Apr 11, 2017 - 5:39 PM

After another decline in the Vice President s net satisfaction rating she s becoming less and less relevant unless she changes the narrative says political science professor Ranjit Rye

LOW SATISFACTION. A political analyst says Vice President Leni Robredo should focus on her 'politics of inclusion and empowerment'. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

SWS survey, Valdez on Duterte, Pulitzer Prize | Midday wRap

Apr 11, 2017 - 1:40 PM

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Robredo's net satisfaction rating slides – SWS survey

Apr 11, 2017 - 10:38 AM

UPDATED The SWS poll is held at the height of attacks against Vice President Leni Robredo for her video message criticizing the Duterte administration s drug war played on the sidelines of a UN meeting

DIP. Vice President Leni Robredo's satisfaction ratings dropped by 11 points from 37% in Deecember to 26% in April, based on a survey by the Social Weather Stations. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

SWS survey, Pemberton, Kuwaiti bombmaker | Evening wRap

Apr 10, 2017 - 8:35 PM

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Duterte's satisfaction rating steady – SWS survey

Apr 10, 2017 - 1:00 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte keeps a very good net satisfaction rating in the latest Social Weather Stations survey

SATISFIED CONSTITUENTS. In this photo, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte interacts with the attendees of the 75th Commemoration of the Araw ng Kagitingan and Veterans Week at the Dambana ng Kagitingan in Bataan on April 9, 2017. Also in the photo is Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana. Malacanang Photo

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Apr 07, 2017 - 10:59 AM

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Understanding public support for Duterte's drugs war

Apr 06, 2017 - 5:57 PM

What the seemingly contradictory results of the Pulse Asia and SWS surveys in December 2016 tell us

'I'M A PUSHER.' A woman mourns the loss of her husband, next to a placard which reads, 'I'm a pusher.' Her husband was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in Manila on July 23, 2016. Photo by Noel Celis/AFP

Human Rights Watch, war on drugs, SWS survey | Midday wRap

Mar 03, 2017 - 2:05 PM

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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 3, 2017

Mar 03, 2017 - 11:29 AM

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Despite Duterte foreign policy, Filipinos still trust U.S. the most – poll

Mar 02, 2017 - 8:02 PM

The results of a Social Weather Stations survey also shows China and Russia – President Rodrigo Duterte s favored allies – earning the trust of more Filipinos

The fragility of democracy: Why we can’t just ‘move on’ from EDSA 1

Feb 25, 2017 - 4:15 PM

Perhaps it’s best to remember EDSA 1 not as one great wholesale victory for democracy but rather as a testament to the fragile nature of democracy

De Lima, Aguirre, Abella | Evening wRap

Feb 14, 2017 - 9:36 PM

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Filipinos optimistic about economy, quality of life under Duterte admin

Feb 14, 2017 - 1:05 PM

Almost half of Filipinos expect their quality of life to improve in the next 12 months according to a Social Weather Stations survey

PROMISING CHANGE. President Rodrigo Duterte attends the first National Housing Summit of his administration and meets housing beneficiaries. Malacañang photo

PH-SoKor, hunger, Trump | Evening wRap

Jan 24, 2017 - 7:43 PM

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SWS: 3.1 million Filipino families suffer from hunger in Q4 2016

Jan 24, 2017 - 2:42 PM

The latest figure is higher than the 3rd quarter s estimated 2 4 million families

Abe visit, Robredo, Tillerson | Evening wRap

Jan 12, 2017 - 7:15 PM

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Filipinos trust U.S., distrust China and Russia – survey

Jan 12, 2017 - 1:31 PM

This comes as President Rodrigo Duterte forges an independent foreign policy that junks subservience to the US and seeks non traditional partners

BOOSTING TIES. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks with Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines Zhao Jianhua on the sidelines of the New Year Vin d'Honneur in Malacanang on January 11, 2017. Photo by Toto Lozano/Presidential Photo

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US President Barack Obama speaks during his farewell address in Chicago, Illinois on January 10, 2017. Barack Obama closes the book on his presidency, with a farewell speech in Chicago that will try to lift supporters shaken by Donald Trump's shock election. / AFP PHOTO / Nicholas Kamm

Public satisfaction in gov't drive vs terrorism, corruption falls

Jan 11, 2017 - 10:24 AM

A new Social Weather Stations poll shows public satisfaction with the performance of the Duterte administration dropping to 61 from 66 in the last quarter of 2016 though still classified as a very good rating

COMBAT ZONE. President Duterte visited troops running after the Maute group in Lanao del Sur at the height of military operations against the local terrorist group. Photo by Carmela Fonbuena/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, December 30, 2016

Dec 30, 2016 - 11:33 AM

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SWS Survey, Martial Law, Revilla | Evening wRap

Dec 29, 2016 - 7:52 PM

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SWS: 95% of Filipinos feel hopeful about 2017

Dec 29, 2016 - 3:00 PM

A big majority of those who expected a sad Christmas are also hopeful about 2017

Duterte, SWS survey, Zika virus | Evening wRap

Dec 28, 2016 - 8:13 PM

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Robredo’s ratings, Typhoon Nina, Carrie Fisher | Midday wRap

Dec 28, 2016 - 1:55 PM

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Robredo sees steep drop in satisfaction rating

Dec 28, 2016 - 8:35 AM

UPDATED Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez and Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno also suffer lower ratings in the December SWS survey

STEEP DROP. Vice President Leni Robredo enjoys a 'good' satisfaction rating despite a steep decline from +49 to +37 in the recent Social Weather Stations survey. File photo from Office of the Vice President

7 in 10 Filipinos expect a happy Christmas – SWS

Dec 23, 2016 - 9:00 AM

This year 73 of Filipinos expect a happy Yuletide season Also 75 say it is better to give than to receive this Christmas

Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler