Self-reported common crimes drop to record low – SWS survey

Sep 12, 2017 - 1:43 PM

Except in Metro Manila and partially in Balance Luzon more families are reportedly fearful of burglaries and unsafe streets

SAFER STREETS? Police lineup to secure parts of Metro Manila during the ASEAN Summit in April 2017. Rappler file photo

Hasil survei CSIS: Elektabilitas Jokowi naik, masyarakat keluhkan harga sembako

Sep 12, 2017 - 11:12 AM

Tingkat elektabilitas Jokowi mencapai 50 9 jauh lebih unggul dibanding Prabowo Subianto yang hanya 24 3

ELEKTABILITAS. Berdasarkan hasil survei CSIS 2017, elektabilitas Presiden Joko “Jokowi” Widodo jika ingin maju kembali dalam Pilpres 2019 mencapai 50,9 persen. Foto oleh Romeo Gacad/AFP

Consumer confidence declines in PH during Q3 2017

Sep 08, 2017 - 8:53 PM

The Philippines central bank reports the latest overall index remains the 2nd highest since the survey was launched in 2007

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

Biggest driver of inequality is corruption – millennials

Aug 30, 2017 - 12:28 PM

56 of youth believe that corruption and lack of transparency should be fixed to address inequality a 2017 World Economic Forum survey reveals

INEQUALITY. A poor household in Navotas City lives in a shanty made of scrap materials. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Federalism gets strong support in Mindanao, survey shows

Aug 30, 2017 - 7:53 AM

Based on the Pahayag survey Mindanao appears to be ready for federalism says Publicus Asia founder Malou Tiquia

Young people see climate change as top global challenge – survey

Aug 29, 2017 - 3:02 PM

Next to climate change the other top global challenges according to millenials are large scale conflicts or war and religious conflicts

7 in 10 millennials would welcome refugees in their own country – survey

Aug 29, 2017 - 9:21 AM

Some 74 of the 31 000 millennials surveyed says they empathize with the situation of the refugees data from the World Economic Forum’s WEF Global Shapers Annual Survey reveal

SEEKING REFUGE. Rohingya migrants sit in a boat as they're towed closer to land by fishermen, off the coast near the city of Geulumpang in Indonesia's East Aceh district of Aceh province, before being rescued on May 20, 2015. AFP Photo

Most millennials willing to work abroad for career growth – survey

Aug 28, 2017 - 10:45 PM

The United States remain the top destination of choice for millennials who are willing to work outside of their country of residence according to a World Economic Forum survey

Technology creating, not destroying, jobs – millennials

Aug 28, 2017 - 9:48 PM

A global survey released by the World Economic Forum shows millennials have an optimistic outlook on the impact of technology on job creation

NEXT TREND. Millennials in the Global Shapers Annual Survey 2017 say artificial technology is the next big technology trend.

Duterte most decisive among top national officials – survey

Aug 28, 2017 - 3:08 PM

UPDATED The President also gets high index ratings for love concern and care for the country according to the Pahayag survey of Publicus Asia

DECISIVE. President Rodrigo Duterte gets a high decisiveness rating in the pilot Pahayag survey of Publicus Asia. File photo by Manman Dejeto/Rappler

EO to make DOH sole distributor of anti-TB medicines

Aug 17, 2017 - 9:10 PM

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial says the executive order would be a response to a 2016 national survey which showed around one million Filipinos have tuberculosis

FIGHT VS TB. Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial (center) presents the results of the 2016 National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey on August 17. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

COA hits MGB for P36M spent on 'unseaworthy' survey ship

Aug 08, 2017 - 2:58 PM

The RPS Explorer owned by the Mines and Geosciences Bureau has undergone P36 72 million worth of repairs and maintenance work from 2012 to 2017 but it has not been deployed since 2011

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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

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

Duterte gets record-high satisfaction rating

Jul 07, 2017 - 9:28 AM

Higher public satisfaction in Visayas and Balance of Luzon pulls up the Chief Executive s ratings and makes up for the sharp drop in his ratings in Mindanao which he had placed under martial law

TIMES OF CONFLICT. President Rodrigo Duterte visits a Sultan Kudarat military camp days after the start of Marawi clashes. Presidential photo

Trump unpopular worldwide – poll

Jun 27, 2017 - 7:09 PM

In the eyes of most people surveyed around the world the White House s new occupant is arrogant intolerant and even dangerous according to a statement released with the poll

US President Donald Trump delivers a statement in the Diplomatic Room at the White House in Washington, DC, on June 14, 2017 after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot in nearby Alexandria, Virginia. The man who opened fire on Republican lawmakers at a baseball practice early Wednesday, wounding a top congressman and three others, has died of injuries sustained in a shootout with police, President Donald Trump said. "Many lives would have been lost, if not for the heroic actions of the two Capitol police officers who took down the gunman despite sustaining gunshot wounds during a very, very brutal assault," Trump said in remarks to the nation.   / AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM

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

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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

Asia Pacific lags in social protection spending – UN survey

May 09, 2017 - 10:30 PM

A study by the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific notes that enhanced social protection is among the mechanisms to implement inclusive growth

Families live in concrete pipes used as makeshift dwellings along a street in Manila on March 22, 2016.  Roughly one quarter of the nation's 100 million people live in poverty, which is defined as surviving on about one US dollar a day, according to government data. / AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS

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

Fewer Filipino adult smokers in 2015 – survey

May 06, 2017 - 1:34 PM

Drastically raising the tobacco excise taxes proved to be the single most effective way of reducing tobacco use among smokers in the Philippines says the Philippines health department

55% of Filipinos reject lower age of criminal liability – Pulse Asia

May 05, 2017 - 1:29 PM

Only 9 of Filipinos support lawmakers bid to lower the age of criminal liability to 9 years old

REHABILITATION. Children inside the Yakap-Bata Holding Center in Caloocan City talk with social workers. Rappler file photo

Filipinos' support for death penalty wanes – survey

May 05, 2017 - 12:05 PM

The March Pulse Asia poll shows that 67 of Filipinos in March 2017 support the death penalty for heinous crimes lower than the 81 in July 2016

LETHAL. Critics say a 'flawed and corrupt' justice system should be fixed first before even considering the revival of the death penalty.

Ubial urges LGUs to help stop PH malnutrition time bomb

May 04, 2017 - 4:08 PM

We are at a crossroads where decision and actions must be made that will have an impact on our children and the children of the future says Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial

FIGHT VS MALNUTRITION. Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial leads the launch of the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition 2017-2022l in Iloilo City on Tuesday. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia

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

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Rappler Talk: Public opinion on President Rodrigo Duterte

Apr 26, 2017 - 7:42 PM

Rappler talks to Pulse Asia Research Director Ana Maria Tabunda about President Rodrigo Duterte s trust and approval ratings and the continued support of Filipinos for the war on drugs

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

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Palace downplays eroding trust in Duterte among poor

Apr 20, 2017 - 3:14 PM

Urban poor commission chief Terry Ridon says however that the bloody campaign against drugs has affected many of the poor as the operations are done mostly in their communities

CHAMPION OF THE POOR? President Rodrigo Duterte speaks in front of typhoon victims at Pili, Camarines Sur on December 27, 2016. Photo by Alfred Frias/Presidential Photo

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.

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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

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Filipino millennials among most optimistic globally – survey

Apr 16, 2017 - 7:15 PM

84 of Filipino millennials believe social and political conditions in the country will improve in the next 12 months

POSITIVE OUTLOOK. A recent survey says Filipino millennials are the most optimistic compared tot heir counterparts.

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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

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

Aviation leads high-paying careers list, gov't survey reveals

Apr 09, 2017 - 11:55 AM

The list of highest paying jobs is led by positions in the aviaiton industry architecture and engineering and design according to the latest Occupation Wages Survey results

HIGH-PAYING JOBS. The labor department releases a list of the top 10 highest-paying jobs in the Philippines. File photo by Noel Celis/Agence France-Presse

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Unlike predecessors, Duterte gov't has 'no blunder yet' – Sotto

Apr 06, 2017 - 12:36 PM

UPDATED Compared to previous administrations less na less ang blunder May kamalasan na nangyayari [pero] iba yung blunder iba yung pagkakamali says the senator

SENATE VS DEATH PENALTY? Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III says the death penalty would not be approved in the Senate by June or before the first regular session of the 17th Congress adjourns. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

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Trust in Duterte erodes among the poor

Apr 05, 2017 - 5:27 PM

It is not interestingly the case among the middle class and the rich among whom the President s trust ratings are statistically unchanged since July 2016

WITH THE PEOPLE. Duterte listening to a Davao City resident in his office. Photo by Davao City Government

Dip in ratings not significant but a warning to Duterte – senators

Apr 05, 2017 - 2:18 PM

I am very much encouraged by the declining numbers The Filipino people are beginning to see the light says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV a critic of President Rodrigo Duterte

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte witnesses the program during the inauguration of the Metro Manila Crisis Monitoring and Management Center (MMCMMC) of the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) at the MMDA Metrobase in Makati City on April 4, 2017. ALBERT ALCAIN/Presidential Photo